Marc-Antoine Charpentier

1645 - 1704

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Marc-Antoine Charpentier (French: [maʁk ɑ̃twan ʃaʁpɑ̃tje]; 1643 – 24 February 1704) was a French Baroque composer during the reign of Louis XIV. One of his most famous works is the main theme from the prelude of his Te Deum, which is still used today as a fanfare during television broadcasts as part of Eurovision. Marc-Antoine Charpentier dominated the 17th century French music by the extent and power of his production. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc-Antoine Charpentier has received more than 282,179 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Marc-Antoine Charpentier is the 83rd most popular composer (down from 76th in 2019), the 304th most popular biography from France (down from 278th in 2019) and the 13th most popular French Composer.

Marc-Antoine Charpentier was a French composer and organist. He is most famous for his opera "Louise".

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Among composers, Marc-Antoine Charpentier ranks 83 out of 1,228Before him are Alban Berg, Mikhail Glinka, Vangelis, Gabriel Fauré, Luigi Boccherini, and Jules Massenet. After him are Franz Lehár, Carl Czerny, Leonard Bernstein, Adolphe Adam, François Couperin, and Leoš Janáček.

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Among people born in 1645, Marc-Antoine Charpentier ranks 1After him are Johann Ambrosius Bach, William Kidd, Jean de La Bruyère, William Penn, Marguerite Louise d'Orléans, Andreas Werckmeister, Aert de Gelder, Eusebio Kino, Francis I Rákóczi, Louis Jolliet, and Nicolas Lemery. Among people deceased in 1704, Marc-Antoine Charpentier ranks 2Before him is John Locke. After him are Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, Guillaume de l'Hôpital, Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Jean-Baptiste Denys, Georg Muffat, Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark, Charles Plumier, Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve, and Menno van Coehoorn.

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Among people born in France, Marc-Antoine Charpentier ranks 304 out of 5,234Before him are Francis de Sales (1567), Chlothar I (498), John the Fearless (1371), Germaine de Staël (1766), Simone Weil (1909), and Frédéric Mistral (1830). After him are Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau (1749), Fernand Braudel (1902), Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908), Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699), Gustave Moreau (1826), and Antonin Artaud (1896).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Marc-Antoine Charpentier ranks 13Before him are Erik Satie (1866), Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683), Charles Gounod (1818), Josquin des Prez (1450), Gabriel Fauré (1845), and Jules Massenet (1842). After him are Adolphe Adam (1803), François Couperin (1668), Olivier Messiaen (1908), Léo Delibes (1836), Francis Poulenc (1899), and Arthur Honegger (1892).