Paul Mauriat

1925 - 2006

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Paul Julien André Mauriat (French: [pɔl mɔʁja] or [moʁja]; 4 March 1925 – 3 November 2006) was a French orchestra leader, conductor of Le Grand Orchestre de Paul Mauriat, who specialized in the easy listening genre. He is best known in the United States for his million-selling remake of André Popp's "Love is Blue", which was #1 for 5 weeks in 1968. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Mauriat has received more than 402,582 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Paul Mauriat is the 103rd most popular musician (up from 120th in 2019), the 698th most popular biography from France (up from 749th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Musician.

Paul Mauriat is a French orchestra leader who is most famous for his instrumental arrangements of popular American songs.

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Among musicians, Paul Mauriat ranks 103 out of 2,675Before him are Charlie Watts, Hans von Bülow, Mike Oldfield, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Buddy Holly, and Gheorghe Zamfir. After him are Glenn Miller, Andrés Segovia, John Bonham, Alice Cooper, Barry Gibb, and Amir Khusrow.

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Among people born in 1925, Paul Mauriat ranks 38Before him are Ernst Happel, Wong Fei-hung, Nílton Santos, Frantz Fanon, Maya Plisetskaya, and Rod Steiger. After him are Peter Brook, Robert Altman, Robert Venturi, Oona O'Neill, Sam Peckinpah, and Luciano Berio. Among people deceased in 2006, Paul Mauriat ranks 21Before him are Alfredo Stroessner, Syd Barrett, György Ligeti, Joseph Barbera, Clifford Geertz, and Owen Chamberlain. After him are Giacinto Facchetti, Clay Regazzoni, Ibrahim Rugova, Robert Altman, Choi Kyu-hah, and John Kenneth Galbraith.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Mauriat ranks 698 out of 5,234Before him are Charles, Duke of Vendôme (1489), Samuel de Champlain (1567), Jean Jaurès (1859), William Longsword (893), Sophie Marceau (1966), and Jacques Anquetil (1934). After him are Louise of Savoy (1476), Antoine François Prévost (1697), Charles de Foucauld (1858), Louise of Lorraine (1553), François Mansart (1598), and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Paul Mauriat ranks 4Before him are Jean-Michel Jarre (1948), Richard Clayderman (1953), and Thomas Bangalter (1). After him are Arnaut Daniel (1150), Nadia Boulanger (1887), David Guetta (1967), Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813), Stéphane Grappelli (1908), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697), Louis Vierne (1870), and Georges Prêtre (1924).