Malcolm Sargent

1895 - 1967

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Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (29 April 1895 – 3 October 1967) was an English conductor, organist and composer widely regarded as Britain's leading conductor of choral works. The musical ensembles with which he was associated included the Ballets Russes, the Huddersfield Choral Society, the Royal Choral Society, the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, and the London Philharmonic, Hallé, Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC Symphony and Royal Philharmonic orchestras. Sargent was held in high esteem by choirs and instrumental soloists, but because of his high standards and a statement that he made in a 1936 interview disputing musicians' rights to tenure, his relationship with orchestral players was often uneasy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm Sargent has received more than 184,181 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Malcolm Sargent is the 91st most popular conductor, the 4,025th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 10th most popular British Conductor.

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Among conductors, Malcolm Sargent ranks 91 out of 97Before him are Willem Kes, Tomás Bretón, Georg Schnéevoigt, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Kirill Petrenko, and Franz Welser-Möst. After him are Raymond Leppard, Andris Nelsons, Antonio Pappano, Arthur Fiedler, Daniel Harding, and Tugan Sokhiev.

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Among people born in 1895, Malcolm Sargent ranks 211Before him are Greta Johansson, John Ainsworth-Davis, Alexander Pavlovich Vinogradov, Sándor Gombos, Evripidis Bakirtzis, and Cliff Edwards. After him are R. J. Mitchell, Robert A. Lovett, Alberta Hunter, Florence Vidor, Alice Lake, and Ernie Collett. Among people deceased in 1967, Malcolm Sargent ranks 199Before him are Mary Garden, Ramón Zabalo, Henry J. Kaiser, Robert Daniel Carmichael, Billy Strayhorn, and Pinto Colvig. After him are Angela Piskernik, György Bródy, Stanley Bruce, Jobyna Ralston, John Masefield, and Elmer Rice.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Sargent ranks 4,025 out of 6,924Before him are Mike Hodges (1932), Anna Friel (1976), Mike Ratledge (1943), Robin Dunbar (1947), Murray Rose (1939), and William Fox (1812). After him are George Peacock (1791), Thomas Clarkson (1760), Bruce Payne (1957), Christopher Cockerell (1910), Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire (1868), and Mark Blundell (1966).

Among CONDUCTORS In United Kingdom

Among conductors born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Sargent ranks 10Before him are Colin Davis (1927), John Barbirolli (1899), Thomas Beecham (1879), Jeffrey Tate (1943), Henry Wood (1869), and Adrian Boult (1889). After him are Raymond Leppard (1927), Antonio Pappano (1959), and Daniel Harding (1975).