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Louis Durey

1888 - 1979

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Louis Edmond Durey (French: [dyʁɛ]; 27 May 1888 – 3 July 1979) was a French composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Durey has received more than 69,550 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Louis Durey is the 443rd most popular composer (down from 364th in 2019), the 1,852nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,537th in 2019) and the 67th most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Louis Durey ranks 443 out of 1,216Before him are Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Grażyna Bacewicz, Igor Markevitch, Alexander Agricola, Paul Abraham, and Étienne Méhul. After him are Karl Goldmark, Paolo Tosti, Valentyn Sylvestrov, Bernhard Crusell, Sebastián Iradier, and Federico Mompou.

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Among people born in 1888, Louis Durey ranks 70Before him are Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, Tôn Đức Thắng, Werner Jaeger, Valerian Kuybyshev, Jan Syrový, and Harpo Marx. After him are Franz Pfeffer von Salomon, Vicki Baum, Wellington Koo, Henry A. Wallace, Prince Axel of Denmark, and Masaharu Homma. Among people deceased in 1979, Louis Durey ranks 68Before him are Friedrich Ebert Jr., Heinz Reinefarth, Stein Rokkan, Elizabeth Bishop, Philippe Halsman, and Jacques Mesrine. After him are Richard Rodgers, Gio Ponti, Yukio Tsuda, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Jean-Marie Villot, and Nereo Rocco.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Durey ranks 1,852 out of 6,011Before him are John III, Duke of Bavaria (1374), Jacques Mesrine (1936), Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon (1693), Joseph Meister (1876), Antoine Gombaud (1607), and Francis Veber (1937). After him are Aymon, Count of Savoy (1291), Georges Guynemer (1894), Warda Al-Jazairia (1939), François-Édouard Picot (1786), Louise Diane d'Orléans (1716), and Fulk IV, Count of Anjou (1043).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Louis Durey ranks 67Before him are Georges Delerue (1925), Charles Koechlin (1867), André Jolivet (1905), Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676), Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe (1640), and Étienne Méhul (1763). After him are Maurice Duruflé (1902), Florent Schmitt (1870), Franck Pourcel (1913), Henri Duparc (1848), Ferdinand Hérold (1791), and Antoine Busnois (1430).