Jean Guillou

1930 - 2019

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Jean Victor Arthur Guillou (18 April 1930 – 26 January 2019) was a French composer, organist, pianist, and pedagogue. Titular Organist at Saint Eustache in Paris, from 1963 to 2015, he was widely known as a composer of instrumental and vocal music focused on the organ, as an improviser, and as an adviser to organ builders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Guillou has received more than 74,756 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jean Guillou is the 688th most popular composer (down from 543rd in 2019), the 2,660th most popular biography from France (down from 2,108th in 2019) and the 105th most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Jean Guillou ranks 688 out of 1,228Before him are Johan Helmich Roman, Matthias Weckmann, Harold Arlen, Jakov Gotovac, Jean-Henri d'Anglebert, and Oskar Merikanto. After him are Oskar Nedbal, Edmond Audran, Sigismund von Neukomm, Claude Balbastre, Dave Grusin, and Krzysztof Komeda.

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Among people born in 1930, Jean Guillou ranks 190Before him are Veljo Tormis, Babushka Lady, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Todor Veselinović, Dani Karavan, and Václav Vorlíček. After him are Claude Bolling, Stephen Smale, Eugenio Castellotti, Leslie Manigat, José Águas, and Ahmed Zaki Yamani. Among people deceased in 2019, Jean Guillou ranks 153Before him are Scott Walker, Ken Kercheval, Fernando J. Corbató, José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez, Herman Wouk, and Václav Vorlíček. After him are Pal Benko, George Hilton, Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Waldo Machado, Jörg Demus, and France-Albert René.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Guillou ranks 2,660 out of 5,234Before him are Michael Baius (1513), Jean-Henri d'Anglebert (1629), Jean Lefebvre (1919), Bob Sinclar (1969), Alain Bombard (1924), and André Salmon (1881). After him are Pal Benko (1928), Alain Aspect (1947), Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou (945), Claude Bolling (1930), François Ozon (1967), and Gérard Larrousse (1940).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Jean Guillou ranks 105Before him are Léon Boëllmann (1862), André Messager (1853), Pierre Attaingnant (1494), Michel Blavet (1700), Jean-Joseph de Mondonville (1711), and Jean-Henri d'Anglebert (1629). After him are Edmond Audran (1840), Claude Balbastre (1724), Charles Tournemire (1870), André Caplet (1878), Jean-François Dandrieu (1682), and André Cardinal Destouches (1672).