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Jacques Ibert

1890 - 1962

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Jacques François Antoine Marie Ibert (15 August 1890 – 5 February 1962) was a French composer of classical music. Having studied music from an early age, he studied at the Paris Conservatoire and won its top prize, the Prix de Rome at his first attempt, despite studies interrupted by his service in World War I. Ibert pursued a successful composing career, writing (sometimes in collaboration with other composers) seven operas, five ballets, incidental music for plays and films, works for piano solo, choral works, and chamber music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Ibert has received more than 197,247 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacques Ibert is the 252nd most popular composer (down from 247th in 2019), the 1,171st most popular biography from France (down from 1,111th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular French Composer.

Jacques Ibert is most famous for his composition "Escales" in which he combines jazz and classical music.

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Among composers, Jacques Ibert ranks 252 out of 1,216Before him are Thomas Tallis, Johann Christoph Bach, Ignaz Pleyel, Friedrich Kuhlau, Franz Xaver Gruber, and Albert Roussel. After him are Alessandro Stradella, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Irving Berlin, Niccolò Jommelli, and Ernst von Dohnányi.

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Among people born in 1890, Jacques Ibert ranks 46Before him are Viktor Lutze, Beniamino Gigli, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, Ronald Fisher, Anthony Fokker, and Naum Gabo. After him are Rose Kennedy, Georgy Pyatakov, Grigory Kulik, Walter Krüger, Li Zongren, and Jaroslav Heyrovský. Among people deceased in 1962, Jacques Ibert ranks 33Before him are Joseph Berchtold, Ronald Fisher, Alfred Cortot, Hans Lammers, Georgios Papanikolaou, and Charles Laughton. After him are Hanns Eisler, Gabriele Münter, Killing of Peter Fechter, Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Eiji Yoshikawa, and Shunroku Hata.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Ibert ranks 1,171 out of 6,011Before him are Albert Roussel (1869), Flora Tristan (1803), Suzanne Lenglen (1899), Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (1737), Georges Prêtre (1924), and Maurice Duverger (1917). After him are Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780), Jean Mabillon (1632), James II of Majorca (1243), Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais (1782), Antipope Gregory VIII (1100), and Desireless (1952).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Jacques Ibert ranks 42Before him are Ambroise Thomas (1811), Lili Boulanger (1893), Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Emmanuel Chabrier (1841), Fromental Halévy (1799), and Albert Roussel (1869). After him are Jaufre Rudel (1125), Clément Janequin (1485), Gustave Charpentier (1860), Georges Auric (1899), Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766), and André Campra (1660).