John Kander

1927 - Today

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John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927) is an American composer, known largely for his work in the musical theater. As part of the songwriting team Kander and Ebb (with lyricist Fred Ebb), Kander wrote the scores for 15 musicals, including Cabaret (1966) and Chicago (1975), both of which were later adapted into acclaimed films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Kander has received more than 515,957 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Kander is the 1,214th most popular composer (down from 1,103rd in 2019), the 8,060th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,727th in 2019) and the 86th most popular Composer.

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Among composers, John Kander ranks 1,214 out of 1,216Before him are George Alexander Macfarren, Marco Beltrami, Detto Mariano, Mariano Mores, Tibor Serly, and Thomas Weelkes. After him are H. C. Robbins Landon, Rachel Portman, Harry Warren, John Debney, Junichi Masuda, and Morten Lauridsen.

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Among people born in 1927, John Kander ranks 339Before him are Mose Allison, József Sákovics, Barbara Rush, Robert Alt, Charles Jarrott, and B. V. Doshi. After him are Emil Pažický, John Buscema, Rita Gam, Harvey Korman, Frank Sedgman, and Henry Spira.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Kander ranks 8,060 out of 18,182Before him are Gabrielle Union (1972), Laura Ramsey (1982), Sidney Blackmer (1895), Jaron Lanier (1960), Kevin Systrom (1983), and Matt Biondi (1965). After him are Summer Glau (1981), H. C. Robbins Landon (1926), Anthony Denison (1949), Talia Balsam (1959), Lewis Teague (1938), and Clinton Hart Merriam (1855).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, John Kander ranks 86Before him are Brad Fiedel (1951), Horatio Parker (1863), Leigh Harline (1907), Spike Jones (1911), James Scott (1885), and Marco Beltrami (1966). After him are H. C. Robbins Landon (1926), Harry Warren (1893), John Debney (1956), Morten Lauridsen (1943), Virgil Thomson (1896), and Lowell Mason (1792).