Milton Babbitt

1916 - 2011

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Milton Byron Babbitt (May 10, 1916 – January 29, 2011) was an American composer, music theorist, mathematician, and teacher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Milton Babbitt has received more than 295,147 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Milton Babbitt is the 1,048th most popular composer (down from 904th in 2019), the 6,194th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,650th in 2019) and the 68th most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Milton Babbitt ranks 1,048 out of 1,228Before him are Frank Churchill, Conlon Nancarrow, Władysław Żeleński, Bruno Coulais, Hans Gál, and John Ireland. After him are Aldo Clementi, Necil Kazım Akses, Koji Kondo, Kalevi Aho, Paul Creston, and Havergal Brian.

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Among people born in 1916, Milton Babbitt ranks 190Before him are Fiorenzo Angelini, Robert Parrish, John D. MacDonald, Bruno Chizzo, Wolfgang Hildesheimer, and Veronika Dudarova. After him are Gaylord Nelson, Eugene McCarthy, Shigeo Arai, Guy Lapébie, Bernard Binlin Dadié, and Olga Lepeshinskaya. Among people deceased in 2011, Milton Babbitt ranks 267Before him are Andrej Bajuk, Frances Bay, Henry Cooper, Walter Giller, Gil Scott-Heron, and Agustín García-Gasco Vicente. After him are Aldo Clementi, Geraldine Ferraro, Joe Morello, John Shalikashvili, Bob Benny, and Leonid Abalkin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Milton Babbitt ranks 6,194 out of 15,968Before him are Maggie Wheeler (1961), Eddie Cantor (1892), Robert L. Eichelberger (1886), Ben Foster (1980), Piper Perabo (1976), and Louis J. Mordell (1888). After him are Peter Fleming (1955), Connie Booth (1944), Cristine Rose (1951), Daryl Hall (1946), Geraldine Ferraro (1935), and Julie Benz (1972).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Milton Babbitt ranks 68Before him are David Diamond (1915), Meredith Monk (1942), Michael Giacchino (1967), Gunther Schuller (1925), Frank Churchill (1901), and Conlon Nancarrow (1912). After him are Paul Creston (1906), Mark Snow (1946), Pauline Oliveros (1932), Paul Williams (1940), Glenn Branca (1948), and Peter H. Gilmore (1958).