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 231,347 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jacques Loussier is the 480th most popular musician (down from 327th in 2019), the 2,206th most popular biography from France (down from 1,638th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular French Musician.

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Among musicians, Jacques Loussier ranks 480 out of 2,675Before him are Krystian Zimerman, Dennis Wilson, Riccardo Cocciante, Captain Beefheart, Wendy Carlos, and Elvis Costello. After him are Alvin Lee, Rick Astley, Alan Walker, Klaus Voormann, Carla Bley, and Igor Oistrakh.

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Among people born in 1934, Jacques Loussier ranks 131Before him are Joan Didion, Ken Rosewall, Raina Kabaivanska, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, Kate Millett, and Eileen Atkins. After him are Lucien Muller, Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, Garry Marshall, Harlan Ellison, Vladimir Posner, and Pierre Clastres. Among people deceased in 2019, Jacques Loussier ranks 118Before him are Šaban Šaulić, Peter Lindbergh, Rafi Eitan, Luigi Colani, Paul Badura-Skoda, and Antoine Gizenga. After him are Köbi Kuhn, Klaus Kinkel, Jan Stráský, David Koch, Billy Drago, and Dina bint Abdul-Hamid.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Loussier ranks 2,206 out of 5,234Before him are Jacques Villon (1875), Sébastien Japrisot (1931), Yannick Noah (1960), Jean Delannoy (1908), Louis Armand I, Prince of Conti (1661), and Legall de Kermeur (1702). After him are Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria (1374), Marie-Pierre Kœnig (1898), Michel-Gabriel Paccard (1757), Magnus Felix Ennodius (473), Jean Astruc (1684), and Lucien Muller (1934).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Jacques Loussier ranks 22Before him are Jacques Dutronc (1943), Jean-Pierre Rampal (1922), Michel Polnareff (1944), Marguerite Long (1874), Manitas de Plata (1921), and Yann Tiersen (1970). After him are Walter Gieseking (1895), Ginette Neveu (1919), Michel Petrucciani (1962), Pierre Rode (1774), Paul Tortelier (1914), and Claude-Michel Schönberg (1944).