Louis Marchand

1669 - 1732

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Louis Marchand (2 February 1669 – 17 February 1732) was a French Baroque organist, harpsichordist, and composer. Born into an organist's family, Marchand was a child prodigy and quickly established himself as one of the best known French virtuosos of his time. He worked as organist of numerous churches and, for a few years, as one of the four organistes du roy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Marchand has received more than 47,218 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Louis Marchand is the 330th most popular composer (down from 319th in 2019), the 1,426th most popular biography from France (down from 1,357th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Louis Marchand ranks 330 out of 1,228Before him are Claudio Merulo, Lee Konitz, Franco Alfano, Alfred Einstein, Joseph Martin Kraus, and Francesco Durante. After him are Gustav Leonhardt, Johannes Tinctoris, Eugen d'Albert, Luigi Dallapiccola, Ernest Bloch, and Alan Silvestri.

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Among people born in 1669, Louis Marchand ranks 4Before him are Anne Marie d'Orléans, Yevdokiya Lopukhina, and Maria Antonia of Austria. After him are Isabel Luísa, Princess of Beira, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, Wirich Philipp von Daun, Davit Bek, Sébastien Vaillant, Prince George of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Kanhoji Angre. Among people deceased in 1732, Louis Marchand ranks 5Before him are Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia, Emperor Reigen, André Charles Boulle, and Woodes Rogers. After him are John Gay, Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach, Count Palatine Francis Louis of Neuburg, Marie Thérèse de Bourbon, Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, and Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Marchand ranks 1,426 out of 5,234Before him are Catherine de Bourbon (1559), Armand Guillaumin (1841), Bruno Cremer (1929), Roger Ducos (1747), Richardis (840), and René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (1643). After him are Philippe Starck (1949), Charibert II (618), Sigebert II (602), Joan, Countess of Flanders (1200), Sebastian Castellio (1515), and Louis I, Count of Flanders (1304).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Louis Marchand ranks 52Before him are Marcel Dupré (1886), Emmanuel Chabrier (1841), Fromental Halévy (1799), Vincent d'Indy (1851), François-Adrien Boieldieu (1775), and Gustave Charpentier (1860). After him are André Campra (1660), Germaine Tailleferre (1892), Edgard Varèse (1883), Louis Durey (1888), Henri Dutilleux (1916), and Cécile Chaminade (1857).