Martin Litchfield West

1937 - 2015

Martin Litchfield West

Martin Litchfield West, (23 September 1937 – 13 July 2015) was a British philologist and classical scholar.He wrote on ancient Greek music, Greek tragedy, Greek lyric poetry, the relations between Greece and the ancient Near East, and the connection between shamanism and early ancient Greek religion, including the Orphic tradition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Litchfield West has received more than 102,188 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,370th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Martin Litchfield West ranks 4,362 out of 4,883Before him are Kenneth Rexroth, Marie NDiaye, Stephen Vincent Benét, James Herbert, Kenneth Burke, and Gillian Flynn. After him are Jodi Picoult, Algis Budrys, Nancy Kress, Khushwant Singh, Chaz Bono, and Barbara Ehrenreich.

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Among people born in 1937, Martin Litchfield West ranks 339Before him are Garth Hudson, Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő, Sidney Coleman, David Bedford, Ron Leibman, and Peter Cook. After him are Bessie Head, Roland Burris, Tony Barton, Gus Hutchison, Tom Paxton, and Little Willie John. Among people deceased in 2015, Martin Litchfield West ranks 326Before him are Michael Blake, Kenji Goto, Justin Wilson, Origa, R. K. Laxman, and Saeed Jaffrey. After him are Mary Ellen Mark, Edward Natapei, Oganes Zanazanyan, Dean Smith, Elsa Cayat, and Denis Healey.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Martin Litchfield West ranks 3,661 out of 5,347Before him are Andy McNab (1959), Ian McLagan (1945), Rod Temperton (1949), Dani Filth (1973), Alex Miller (1949), and Dorothy Round (1909). After him are Bradley James (1983), William Gemmell Cochran (1909), Mark Lester (1958), Tommy Docherty (1928), Mark Selby (1983), and John Ballance (1839).