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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 45,998 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). John Wilbye is the 1,239th most popular composer (down from 1,080th in 2019), the 4,457th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,596th in 2019) and the 77th most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, John Wilbye ranks 1,239 out of 1,216Before him are Toshio Hosokawa, Georg Friedrich Haas, David Raksin, Mark Mancina, Vincent Youmans, and Vicente Amigo. After him are Earl Scruggs, Peter Warlock, R. D. Burman, Joseph Lamb, Howard Hanson, and Masaaki Suzuki.

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Among people born in 1574, John Wilbye ranks 14Before him are Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, Wilhelm Kettler, Feng Menglong, Elisabeth of Lorraine, Dorothea Maria of Anhalt, and İbrahim Peçevi. After him is Thomas Heywood. Among people deceased in 1638, John Wilbye ranks 24Before him are Joachim Wtewael, John Ernest, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach, Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac, Frederick I, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg, Gabriello Chiabrera, and Paulus Moreelse.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Wilbye ranks 4,457 out of 7,765Before him are David Storey (1933), C. H. Dodd (1884), Molly Peters (1942), Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke (1705), Gerry Hitchens (1934), and Hugh Gaitskell (1906). After him are Rebecca Mader (1977), Cuth Harrison (1906), Guy Fletcher (1960), Alister Hardy (1896), Peter Warlock (1894), and Gareth Barry (1981).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, John Wilbye ranks 77Before him are Granville Bantock (1868), George Alexander Macfarren (1813), Thomas Weelkes (1576), Rachel Portman (1960), Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875), and Jocelyn Pook (1960). After him are Peter Warlock (1894), Hamilton Harty (1879), Lennox Berkeley (1903), George Fenton (1950), Humphrey Searle (1915), and Thomas Adès (1971).