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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 39,393 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Absil is the 603rd most popular composer (up from 611th in 2019), the 297th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 284th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Belgian Composer.

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Among composers, Jean Absil ranks 603 out of 1,216Before him are Luis de Pablo, Evald Aav, Princess Maria Antonia Koháry, Spyridon Samaras, Hermann Scherchen, and Manos Hatzidakis. After him are Kurt Atterberg, Tikhon Khrennikov, Alois Hába, Antoine François Marmontel, Basil Poledouris, and Andreas Werckmeister.

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Among people born in 1893, Jean Absil ranks 101Before him are Rahul Sankrityayan, Vera Brittain, George Ohsawa, Mikheil Gelovani, José Calvo Sotelo, and Ben Hecht. After him are Alois Hába, Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, Władysław Strzemiński, Georg, Crown Prince of Saxony, Madeleine Astor, and Alfréd Schaffer. Among people deceased in 1974, Jean Absil ranks 76Before him are Jean Daniélou, Werner Lorenz, Ayub Khan, Marcel Achard, Everaldo, and Helmuth Koinigg. After him are Kurt Atterberg, Ed Sullivan, Christine Chubbuck, Wang Ming, Roberto Assagioli, and Walther Meissner.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Jean Absil ranks 297 out of 1,019Before him are Leo Joseph Suenens (1904), Henry of Ghent (1217), Denis Calvaert (1540), Prince Baudouin of Belgium (1869), Cornelis Norbertus Gijsbrechts (1630), and Charles Eugène de Croÿ (1651). After him are John Berchmans (1599), Enzo Scifo (1966), Godfrey I, Count of Louvain (1060), Guy Thys (1922), George Sarton (1884), and Henry V, Count of Luxembourg (1217).

Among COMPOSERS In Belgium

Among composers born in Belgium, Jean Absil ranks 22Before him are Pierre de la Rue (1460), Charles Auguste de Bériot (1802), Alexander Agricola (1446), Johannes Ciconia (1370), Philippe Herreweghe (1947), and Guillaume Lekeu (1870). After him are François-Joseph Fétis (1784), Philippe de Monte (1521), Wim Mertens (1953), Joseph Jongen (1873), Giaches de Wert (1535), and Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823).