Hamilton Harty

1879 - 1941

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Sir Herbert Hamilton Harty (4 December 1879 – 19 February 1941) was an Irish composer, conductor, pianist and organist. After an early career as a church organist in his native Ireland, Harty moved to London at about age 20, soon becoming a well-known piano accompanist. The Musical Times called him "the prince of accompanists". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hamilton Harty has received more than 73,638 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Hamilton Harty is the 1,129th most popular composer, the 4,120th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 72nd most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, Hamilton Harty ranks 1,129 out of 1,228Before him are Zakir Hussain, Junichi Masuda, Rachel Portman, Pascal Dusapin, R. D. Burman, and Christopher Young. After him are Vicente Amigo, George Bruns, Victor Herbert, Virgil Thomson, Joseph Lamb, and Sanja Ilić.

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Among people born in 1879, Hamilton Harty ranks 187Before him are Steponas Kairys, Frederick Schule, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Björn Þórðarson, Edward Dillon, and Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook. After him are Adolf Spinnler, Sid Grauman, Bob Crompton, Joseph Lyons, Frank Greer, and King Baggot. Among people deceased in 1941, Hamilton Harty ranks 147Before him are Hugh Walpole, Eduardo Schaerer, Anton Reichenow, Lucien Mérignac, Simon Guggenheim, and Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon. After him are Franz Bartl, John Stanley Plaskett, Blind Boy Fuller, Bob Crompton, Banjo Paterson, and Konstantinos Miliotis-Komninos.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hamilton Harty ranks 4,120 out of 6,924Before him are Alfred Ewing (1855), Chris Irwin (1942), Virginia McKenna (1931), Stan Mortensen (1921), Topper Headon (1955), and Richard Thompson (1949). After him are Ivor Allchurch (1929), Ricky Whittle (1981), Isaac Hempstead Wright (1999), Ian Charleson (1949), Mark Jones (1933), and Bradley James (1983).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Hamilton Harty ranks 72Before him are William Sterndale Bennett (1816), Gavin Bryars (1943), David Arnold (1962), Jocelyn Pook (1960), Nicholas Hooper (1952), and Rachel Portman (1960). After him are Samuel Arnold (1740), Lennox Berkeley (1903), Peter Warlock (1894), Edmund Rubbra (1901), George Fenton (1950), and Dave Stewart (1950).