Jean Absil

1893 - 1974

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Jean Absil (23 October 1893 – 2 February 1974) was a Belgian composer, organist, and professor at the Brussels Conservatoire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Absil has received more than 43,204 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Absil is the 466th most popular composer (up from 606th in 2019), the 224th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 297th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Belgian Composer.

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Among composers, Jean Absil ranks 466 out of 1,451Before him are Hans Pfitzner, Mélanie Bonis, Gaspar Sanz, Giovanni Pacini, Antonio Maria Abbatini, and Alexander Dargomyzhsky. After him are Vítězslav Novák, Antoine Busnois, Théodore Dubois, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Eugen Doga, and Albert Lortzing.

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Among people born in 1893, Jean Absil ranks 75Before him are Roman Ingarden, Federico Mompou, Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, Marianne Brandt, Wilhelm Zaisser, and Leonarda Cianciulli. After him are Carl Værnet, Dorothy Parker, Dean Acheson, Henry Murray, Armand Călinescu, and Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz. Among people deceased in 1974, Jean Absil ranks 58Before him are Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., Everaldo, Anatole Litvak, Pavel Bermondt-Avalov, Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, and James J. Braddock. After him are Vasily Shukshin, Otto Braun, Lajos Zilahy, Junio Valerio Borghese, Eurico Gaspar Dutra, and Jean Wahl.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Jean Absil ranks 224 out of 1,190Before him are Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420), Pierre de la Rue (1460), Lutgardis (1182), Frans Hogenberg (1535), Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg (1728), and Ida of Lorraine (1040). After him are Philippe Thys (1889), Clemens August of Bavaria (1700), Guy Verhofstadt (1953), Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau (1727), Adalard of Corbie (751), and Prince Alexandre of Belgium (1942).

Among COMPOSERS In Belgium

Among composers born in Belgium, Jean Absil ranks 18Before him are Heinrich Isaac (1450), Cipriano de Rore (1515), Jacques Arcadelt (1507), Alexander Agricola (1446), Johannes Tinctoris (1435), and Pierre de la Rue (1460). After him are Charles Auguste de Bériot (1802), Guillaume Lekeu (1870), François-Joseph Fétis (1784), Johannes Ciconia (1370), Philippe Herreweghe (1947), and Hucbald (840).