Malcolm Arnold

1921 - 2006

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Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer. His works feature music in many genres, including a cycle of nine symphonies, numerous concertos, concert works, chamber music, choral music and music for brass band and wind band. His style is tonal and rejoices in lively rhythms, brilliant orchestration, and an unabashed tunefulness. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm Arnold has received more than 289,989 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Malcolm Arnold is the 623rd most popular composer (down from 605th in 2019), the 1,768th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,665th in 2019) and the 27th most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, Malcolm Arnold ranks 623 out of 1,228Before him are Philippe Herreweghe, Adalbert Gyrowetz, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Ivan Zajc, Cathy Berberian, and François-Joseph Fétis. After him are Conradin Kreutzer, Franz Abt, Eduard Tubin, Giuseppe Sammartini, Norbert Burgmüller, and Max Richter.

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Among people born in 1921, Malcolm Arnold ranks 143Before him are Françoise Gilot, Erich Fried, Arno Babajanian, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Georges Mathieu, and Ágnes Keleti. After him are Meir Amit, Eugenio Coșeriu, Francisco Morales Bermúdez, Luis García Berlanga, Lidia Gueiler Tejada, and Lionel Terray. Among people deceased in 2006, Malcolm Arnold ranks 115Before him are Marek Grechuta, Trevor Berbick, David Gemmell, Pietro Rava, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Johannes Willebrands. After him are Alexander Zinoviev, Mickey Hargitay, Jerry Brudos, Mako, Wilson Pickett, and Basil Poledouris.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Arnold ranks 1,768 out of 6,924Before him are Trevor Howard (1913), Lionel Robbins (1898), Malo (487), Cathy Berberian (1925), Sidney Paget (1860), and Walter Bagehot (1826). After him are Eric Campbell (1880), Nicolas Roeg (1928), Lynn Redgrave (1943), John Barbirolli (1899), Mark Sykes (1879), and John Wetton (1949).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Arnold ranks 27Before him are Frederick Delius (1862), Jeremiah Clarke (1674), Orlando Gibbons (1583), John Bull (1562), Pasquale Anfossi (1727), and Cathy Berberian (1925). After him are Stanley Myers (1930), Richard Addinsell (1904), John Taverner (1490), Thomas Morley (1557), Charles Burney (1726), and John Tavener (1944).