John Wilbye

1574 - 1638

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John Wilbye (baptized 7 March 1574 – September 1638) was an English madrigal composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Wilbye has received more than 37,670 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). John Wilbye is the 1,089th most popular composer (down from 914th in 2019), the 3,604th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,105th in 2019) and the 60th most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, John Wilbye ranks 1,089 out of 1,228Before him are Leonard Slatkin, Jan A. P. Kaczmarek, Kevin MacLeod, Harrison Birtwistle, William Schuman, and Craig Armstrong. After him are Julius Benedict, Arnold Bax, Mariano Mores, Marco Beltrami, Yasuharu Takanashi, and Brad Fiedel.

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Among people born in 1574, John Wilbye ranks 12Before him are Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania, Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, Robert Fludd, Wilhelm Kettler, Feng Menglong, and Elisabeth of Lorraine. After him is Thomas Heywood. Among people deceased in 1638, John Wilbye ranks 19Before him are Willem Blaeu, Hercules Seghers, Johann Heinrich Alsted, Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac, Joachim Wtewael, and Gabriello Chiabrera.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Wilbye ranks 3,604 out of 6,924Before him are Lisa Stansfield (1966), Godfrey Rampling (1909), Wilfrid Hyde-White (1903), Peter Arundell (1933), Craig Armstrong (1959), and Martin McDonagh (1970). After him are Sandy Denny (1947), Peter Perez Burdett (1734), Tony Benn (1925), Arthur Berry (1888), Dev Patel (1990), and Mark Thatcher (1953).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, John Wilbye ranks 60Before him are Brian Ferneyhough (1943), Thomas Campion (1567), Gerald Finzi (1901), Maurice Greene (1696), Harrison Birtwistle (1934), and Craig Armstrong (1959). After him are Arnold Bax (1883), Fred Frith (1949), Granville Bantock (1868), Thomas Weelkes (1576), Adolph Deutsch (1897), and William Sterndale Bennett (1816).