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Joel Goldsmith

1957 - 2012

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Joel King Goldsmith (November 19, 1957 – April 29, 2012) was an American composer of film, television, and video game music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joel Goldsmith has received more than 227,367 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Joel Goldsmith is the 1,268th most popular composer (down from 1,159th in 2019), the 10,284th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,806th in 2019) and the 112th most popular American Composer.

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  • 230k

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  • 40.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

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  • 4.00

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  • 2.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, Joel Goldsmith ranks 1,268 out of 1,216Before him are George Fenton, Steve Jablonsky, Humphrey Searle, Thomas Adès, Edmund Rubbra, and Brian Tyler. After him are Enoch Sontonga, George Whitefield Chadwick, William Bolcom, John Stainer, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, and Ludger Stühlmeyer.

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Among people born in 1957, Joel Goldsmith ranks 436Before him are Donny Osmond, Gediminas Vagnorius, Mira Nair, Joachim Król, Tim Kring, and Christer Björkman. After him are Kate Burton, Ulrike Lunacek, Mike Bossy, Youssef Rzouga, Viktor Markin, and Arnoldo Iguarán. Among people deceased in 2012, Joel Goldsmith ranks 399Before him are Robert Hughes, Phyllis Thaxter, Adam Yauch, Nicolaas Govert de Bruijn, Ronald Stretton, and John Connelly. After him are Rino Ferrario, Homai Vyarawalla, Nicholas Katzenbach, Sheikh Mukhtar Mohamed Hussein, Andrew Sarris, and Turhan Bey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joel Goldsmith ranks 10,284 out of 18,182Before him are George Follmer (1934), Clint Howard (1959), Ja Rule (1976), Ray Collins (1889), Elaine Pagels (1943), and Nichkhun (1988). After him are Nathaniel Lyon (1818), Noname Jane (1977), Virginia Fox (1902), Hal Hartley (1959), Moon Bloodgood (1975), and Steve Albini (1962).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Joel Goldsmith ranks 112Before him are Roy Harris (1898), David Newman (1954), Eubie Blake (2), Raymond Scott (1908), Steve Jablonsky (1970), and Brian Tyler (1972). After him are George Whitefield Chadwick (1854), William Bolcom (1938), Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884), Angus MacLise (1938), Stephen Schwartz (1948), and Jerry Herman (1931).