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Meredith Monk

1942 - Today

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Meredith Jane Monk (born November 20, 1942) is an American composer, performer, director, vocalist, filmmaker, and choreographer. From the 1960s onwards, Monk has created multi-disciplinary works which combine music, theatre, and dance, recording extensively for ECM Records. In 1991, Monk composed Atlas, an opera, commissioned and produced by the Houston Opera and the American Music Theater Festival. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meredith Monk has received more than 473,955 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Meredith Monk is the 1,000th most popular composer (up from 1,022nd in 2019), the 5,121st most popular biography from United States (up from 5,930th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular American Composer.

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  • 21

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  • 3.95

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  • 2.95

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Among composers, Meredith Monk ranks 1,000 out of 1,216Before her are Emil Hartmann, Julius Reubke, Percy Grainger, Robert Gerhard, Mikael Tariverdiev, and Harald Sæverud. After her are Hubert Parry, Yasushi Akutagawa, Hugo Distler, Johann Theile, Antoine Duhamel, and Walter Piston.

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Among people born in 1942, Meredith Monk ranks 354Before her are Bo Johansson, John Shrapnel, Pamela Tiffin, Želimir Žilnik, Richard O'Brien, and Roshan Seth. After her are Sterling Morrison, Rita Tushingham, Flora Purim, Marco Rota, Joaquim Rifé, and Bernd Kannenberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Meredith Monk ranks 5,121 out of 18,182Before her are Lightnin' Hopkins (1912), Ossie Davis (1917), Arthur Dove (1880), D'arcy Wretzky (1968), Joe Simon (1913), and Eydie Gormé (1928). After her are Leo Penn (1921), Jack Angel (1930), Dabney Coleman (1932), Ken Block (1967), Kathleen Quinlan (1954), and Ty Burrell (1967).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Meredith Monk ranks 52Before her are La Monte Young (1935), Lee Konitz (1927), Frederic Rzewski (1938), Cathy Berberian (1925), W. C. Handy (1873), and Marvin Hamlisch (1944). After her are Walter Piston (1894), Frank Churchill (1901), Harry Partch (1901), Michael Giacchino (1967), Morton Gould (1913), and Roger Sessions (1896).