Lukas Foss

1922 - 2009

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Lukas Foss (August 15, 1922 – February 1, 2009) was a German-American composer, pianist, and conductor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lukas Foss has received more than 118,714 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Lukas Foss is the 1,073rd most popular composer (down from 865th in 2019), the 3,789th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,754th in 2019) and the 150th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Lukas Foss ranks 1,073 out of 1,228Before him are Cristóbal Halffter, Pauline Oliveros, Paul Williams, Antón García Abril, Glenn Branca, and Cachao. After him are Peter H. Gilmore, Miina Härma, Vladimir Shainsky, Leo Ornstein, Andrei Eshpai, and Maurice Greene.

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Among people born in 1922, Lukas Foss ranks 276Before him are Carl Amery, Oscar Pettiford, John Braine, José Luis Panizo, Giuseppe Casari, and Bob Anderson. After him are Ilmar Kullam, José Craveirinha, Neal Hefti, Osvaldo Fattori, Stoyanka Mutafova, and Roscoe Lee Browne. Among people deceased in 2009, Lukas Foss ranks 232Before him are Abel Goumba, Helen Suzman, Miroslav Filip, Daniel Jarque, Mamadou Dia, and Semyon Farada. After him are Olja Ivanjicki, Alfred Hrdlicka, Roger Planchon, Ali Akbar Khan, Godfrey Rampling, and Peter Arundell.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lukas Foss ranks 3,789 out of 5,289Before him are Wolfgang Kleff (1946), Felix Brych (1975), Sylvia Nasar (1947), Nikolaus Pevsner (1902), Francis Buchholz (1954), and Karl Alfred von Zittel (1839). After him are Gabriele Reinsch (1963), Dieter Herzog (1946), Paul Rudolf von Bilguer (1815), Heinz Strehl (1938), Erwin Stresemann (1889), and Christoph Metzelder (1980).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Lukas Foss ranks 150Before him are Otto Jahn (1813), Klaus Badelt (1967), Boris Papandopulo (1906), Melchior Vulpius (1570), Ludwig Abeille (1761), and Eduard Künneke (1885). After him are Julius Benedict (1804) and Masashi Hamauzu (1971).