Lou Harrison

1917 - 2003

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Lou Silver Harrison (May 14, 1917 – February 2, 2003) was an American composer. He was a student of Henry Cowell, and Arnold Schoenberg. He worked with noted Javanese Gamelan musician K. P. H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lou Harrison has received more than 167,929 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Lou Harrison is the 1,140th most popular composer, the 8,685th most popular biography from United States and the 98th most popular American Composer.

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  • 55.56

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  • 16

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  • 2.78

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  • 2.70

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Among composers, Lou Harrison ranks 1,140 out of 1,228Before him are Joseph Lamb, Sanja Ilić, Mark Mancina, Brian Tyler, Roy Harris, and Raymond Scott. After him are George Whitefield Chadwick, Samuel Arnold, Sigmund Romberg, Jerry Herman, Lennox Berkeley, and Eubie Blake.

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Among people born in 1917, Lou Harrison ranks 242Before him are Ottorino Volonterio, Elyse Knox, Amelia Piccinini, Qaysin Quli, Valerie Hobson, and Merle Travis. After him are Oswald Karch, Jerry Wexler, Francis Parker Yockey, Leonard Chess, David Hampshire, and Gwendolyn Brooks. Among people deceased in 2003, Lou Harrison ranks 249Before him are Stan Brakhage, Grigory Mkrtychan, Anne Gwynne, Daijiro Kato, Joseph Saidu Momoh, and Daniel Patrick Moynihan. After him are Karen Morley, German Sveshnikov, Suzy Parker, Andrey Kivilev, Carol Shields, and Hank Ballard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lou Harrison ranks 8,685 out of 15,968Before him are Chris Barnes (1967), Regina Hall (1970), Aida Turturro (1962), Bob Gibson (1935), Chris Broderick (1970), and Rebecca Gayheart (1971). After him are Fritz Weaver (1926), David Thompson (1953), Hailee Steinfeld (1996), Karen Morley (1909), Aaron Swartz (1986), and Susan Rice (1964).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Lou Harrison ranks 98Before him are Virgil Thomson (1896), Joseph Lamb (1887), Mark Mancina (1957), Brian Tyler (1972), Roy Harris (1898), and Raymond Scott (1908). After him are George Whitefield Chadwick (1854), Jerry Herman (1931), Eubie Blake (2), Horatio Parker (1863), Carl Ruggles (1876), and David Del Tredici (1937).