Jimmy McHugh

1894 - 1969

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James Francis McHugh (July 10, 1894 – May 23, 1969) was an American composer. One of the most prolific songwriters from the 1920s to the 1950s, he is credited with over 500 songs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy McHugh has received more than 193,178 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jimmy McHugh is the 1,381st most popular composer (down from 1,311th in 2019), the 12,155th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,784th in 2019) and the 126th most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Jimmy McHugh ranks 1,381 out of 1,451Before him are Hans Abrahamsen, Poul Ruders, Inon Zur, Cecilia Seghizzi, Christophe Beck, and David Newman. After him are Joseph Lamb, Don Davis, Ray Noble, Olga Neuwirth, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, and George Whitefield Chadwick.

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Among people born in 1894, Jimmy McHugh ranks 259Before him are Margaret Molesworth, Arthur Fiedler, Earl Eby, Alfred Probst, Jean Gachet, and Walter Byron. After him are Warren William, Beatrice Lillie, Fred Allen, Bud Jamison, Mark Van Doren, and H. V. Evatt. Among people deceased in 1969, Jimmy McHugh ranks 244Before him are Katsutoshi Naito, Pauline Bush, Alan Mowbray, Martita Hunt, Miles Malleson, and Harley Earl. After him are William Gilmore, Frank Loesser, Rex Ingram, George "Gabby" Hayes, Cyril Slater, and Josh White.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jimmy McHugh ranks 12,155 out of 20,380Before him are Jayma Mays (1979), Stephen Chbosky (1970), Natalie Schafer (1900), Charles R. Drew (1904), Forrest J Ackerman (1916), and Adrienne Ames (1907). After him are Alison Lohman (1979), Charles Manring (1929), Mel Daniels (1944), Deran Sarafian (1958), Mike Johnson (1972), and Aimee Mullins (1975).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Jimmy McHugh ranks 126Before him are Stephen Schwartz (1948), Angus MacLise (1938), Lou Harrison (1917), Fred Ebb (1928), Norman Dello Joio (1913), and David Newman (1954). After him are Joseph Lamb (1887), Don Davis (1957), Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884), George Whitefield Chadwick (1854), Charles Wuorinen (1938), and William Grant Still (1895).