Henry Cowell

1897 - 1965

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Henry Dixon Cowell (; March 11, 1897 – December 10, 1965) was an American composer, music theorist, musicologist, pianist, teacher, publisher, impresario and the husband of Sidney Robertson Cowell. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Cowell has received more than 379,008 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Henry Cowell is the 796th most popular musician (up from 853rd in 2019), the 3,990th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,140th in 2019) and the 280th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Henry Cowell ranks 796 out of 2,675Before him are Lennie Tristano, Taj Mahal, Vanessa-Mae, Andi Deris, Juan d'Arienzo, and Joe Walsh. After him are Candy Dulfer, Jean-Delphin Alard, Colin Burgess, Karl Bartos, Jackson Browne, and John Mayer.

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Among people born in 1897, Henry Cowell ranks 154Before him are Karl Decker, Tan Malaka, Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, Nicholas Poppe, Paul Ben-Haim, and Marion Davies. After him are Zhang Guotao, Antonio Riberi, Mikhail Kovalyov, Manlio Brosio, Moe Howard, and Karel Lamač. Among people deceased in 1965, Henry Cowell ranks 96Before him are Johnny Hayes, Linda Darnell, Árpád Szakasits, Clemente Micara, Boris Barnet, and Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. After him are Bob King, Erik Heinrichs, Laureano Gómez, Princess Pauline of Württemberg, Jānis Balodis, and Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Cowell ranks 3,990 out of 15,968Before him are Cathy O'Donnell (1923), Peter Hyams (1943), Nile Rodgers (1952), Bill W. (1895), Joe Walsh (1947), and Tim Russ (1956). After him are Ed Koch (1924), Michael Winslow (1958), Cherry Jones (1956), Peter Strauss (1947), Edward MacDowell (1860), and Rob Lowe (1964).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Henry Cowell ranks 280Before him are Dave Grohl (1969), Tommy Aldridge (1950), Lyle Mays (1953), Lennie Tristano (1919), Taj Mahal (1942), and Joe Walsh (1947). After him are John Mayer (1977), Johnny Hodges (1906), Grover Washington Jr. (1943), Earl Hines (1903), Dimebag Darrell (1966), and Tommy Dorsey (1905).