1825 - 1892

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Hervé (French pronunciation: ​[ɛʁve]), real name Louis Auguste Florimond Ronger, (30 June 1825 – 4 November 1892) was a French singer, composer, librettist, conductor and scene painter, whom Ernest Newman, following Reynaldo Hahn, credited with inventing the genre of operetta in Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hervé has received more than 55,505 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Hervé is the 486th most popular composer (down from 426th in 2019), the 1,996th most popular biography from France (down from 1,725th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Hervé ranks 486 out of 1,228. Before him are Joaquín Turina, Franz Xaver Richter, Johann Joseph Fux, Stephen Foster, Étienne Méhul, and Vítězslav Novák. After him are Friedrich Wieck, Hans Swarowsky, Johann Nikolaus Forkel, Théodore Dubois, Ariel Ramírez, and Ethel Smyth.

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Among people born in 1825, Hervé ranks 23Before him are Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, Dadabhai Naoroji, Nubar Pasha, Princess Hildegard of Bavaria, Edward Frankland, and Mór Jókai. After him are Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Hans Gude, George Phillips Bond, Archduchess Auguste Ferdinande of Austria, Friedrich Bayer, and Charles Frederick Worth. Among people deceased in 1892, Hervé ranks 31Before him are Emin Pasha, Yoshitoshi, Peter Nicolai Arbo, Antonio de Torres Jurado, Archduke Karl Salvator of Austria, and Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha. After him are Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, Ravachol, Hermann Burmeister, Jules Perrot, Afanasy Fet, and Jan Czerski.

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In France

Among people born in France, Hervé ranks 1,996 out of 5,234. Before him are Omar Sy (1978), Étienne Méhul (1763), Marguerite Long (1874), François-Édouard Picot (1786), William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (935), and John V, Duke of Brittany (1389). After him are Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville (1817), Yvan Goll (1891), Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate (1652), Jean Daniélou (1905), Cabu (1938), and Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme (1540).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Hervé ranks 73Before him are Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676), Louis Couperin (1626), Maurice Duruflé (1902), Florent Schmitt (1870), Pierre Henry (1927), and Étienne Méhul (1763). After him are Théodore Dubois (1837), Yo-Yo Ma (1955), Ferdinand Hérold (1791), Nicolas Gombert (1495), Henri Duparc (1848), and Jehan Alain (1911).