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Jacques Loussier

1934 - 2019

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Jacques Loussier (26 October 1934 – 5 March 2019) was a French pianist and composer. He arranged jazz interpretations of many of the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, such as the Goldberg Variations. The Jacques Loussier Trio, founded in 1959, played more than 3,000 concerts and sold more than 7 million recordings—mostly in the Bach series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Loussier has received more than 256,432 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Jacques Loussier is the 506th most popular musician (down from 480th in 2019), the 2,331st most popular biography from France (down from 2,203rd in 2019) and the 23rd most popular French Musician.

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Among musicians, Jacques Loussier ranks 506 out of 2,662Before him are Paul Landers, Bebo Valdés, Ira Gershwin, Michael Hutchence, Annie Fischer, and Kai Hansen. After him are Bill Viola, Archie Shepp, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Jermaine Jackson, Aldo Ciccolini, and Tommy Ramone.

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Among people born in 1934, Jacques Loussier ranks 137Before him are Paul Cohen, Zurab Tsereteli, Elgin Baylor, Jean Chrétien, Raina Kabaivanska, and Franc Rode. After him are Linda Cristal, Jean Ziegler, Freddie King, Omar Karami, Yoshio Furukawa, and Marc Rich. Among people deceased in 2019, Jacques Loussier ranks 123Before him are Rip Torn, Rafi Eitan, Kevin Roche, Antoine Gizenga, Maria Giuseppa Robucci, and José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez. After him are John C. Bogle, Harold Bloom, Jean Vanier, Judith Kerr, Emanuel Ungaro, and John Havlicek.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Loussier ranks 2,331 out of 6,011Before him are Mathieu Kassovitz (1967), Fulbert of Chartres (960), Bonne of Artois (1396), Madeleine Sophie Barat (1779), Dominique, comte de Cassini (1748), and Louis Paul Cailletet (1832). After him are Claire Denis (1946), Auguste Maquet (1813), Bernard Palissy (1510), Charles Dupuy (1851), Louis Massignon (1883), and Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate (1652).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Jacques Loussier ranks 23Before him are Marguerite Long (1874), Michel Polnareff (1944), Maurice André (1933), Manitas de Plata (1921), Yann Tiersen (1970), and Ginette Neveu (1919). After him are Michel Petrucciani (1962), Claude-Michel Schönberg (1944), Paul Tortelier (1914), Walter Gieseking (1895), Claude Bolling (1930), and Pierre Rode (1774).