Manuel Ponce

1886 - 1948

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Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar (8 December 1882 – 24 April 1948) was a Mexican composer active in the 20th century. His work as a composer, music educator and scholar of Mexican music connected the concert scene with a mostly forgotten tradition of popular song and Mexican folklore. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel Ponce has received more than 148,346 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Manuel Ponce is the 521st most popular composer (down from 509th in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 79th in 2019) and the most popular Mexican Composer.

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Among composers, Manuel Ponce ranks 521 out of 1,228Before him are Vicente Martín y Soler, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Carl Zeller, Hermann Scherchen, Hucbald, and Bernd Alois Zimmermann. After him are Raimonds Pauls, Johann Gottfried Walther, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Alex North, and Hermann Abendroth.

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Among people born in 1886, Manuel Ponce ranks 86Before him are Firmin Lambot, Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma, Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky, Olaf Stapledon, and Sessue Hayakawa. After him are Gyula Gömbös, Hans von Obstfelder, Henry H. Arnold, Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia, Frank Nitti, and Ğabdulla Tuqay. Among people deceased in 1948, Manuel Ponce ranks 65Before him are Béla Miklós, Seishirō Itagaki, Mitsumasa Yonai, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Jacques Feyder, and Jorge Eliécer Gaitán. After him are Solomon Mikhoels, Princess Henriette of Belgium, Radola Gajda, Sabahattin Ali, Kâzım Karabekir, and Georgios Tsolakoglou.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Manuel Ponce ranks 89 out of 487Before him are Emilio Fernández (1904), Juan Ruiz de Alarcón (1581), Miguel Alemán Valdés (1900), Katy Jurado (1924), Huitzilihuitl (1379), and El Santo (1917). After him are Adolfo López Mateos (1909), Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo (1926), Javier Aguirre (1958), Pedro Rodríguez (1940), Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas (1934), and Thalía (1971).

Among COMPOSERS In Mexico

Among composers born in Mexico, Manuel Ponce ranks 1After him are Agustín Lara (1897), Carlos Chávez (1899), Juventino Rosas (1868), Silvestre Revueltas (1899), and Arturo Márquez (1950).