Paul Paray

1886 - 1979

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Paul Marie-Adolphe Charles Paray (French: [pɔl paʁɛ]) (24 May 1886 – 10 October 1979) was a French conductor, organist and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Paray has received more than 40,505 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Paray is the 75th most popular conductor, the 3,406th most popular biography from France and the 5th most popular French Conductor.

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Among conductors, Paul Paray ranks 75 out of 97Before him are Paavo Berglund, Claudio Scimone, Paul Kletzki, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Artur Rodziński, and Paavo Järvi. After him are Henry Wood, Grzegorz Fitelberg, Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Charles Mackerras, and Valery Khalilov.

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Among people born in 1886, Paul Paray ranks 168Before him are Hiratsuka Raichō, Felix Timmermans, Charles Williams, Vladislav Khodasevich, Ludwig Bieberbach, and Friedebert Tuglas. After him are Hidetsugu Yagi, Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, Boris Eikhenbaum, G. I. Taylor, Aleksei Kruchyonykh, and Manuel Bandeira. Among people deceased in 1979, Paul Paray ranks 146Before him are Dirk Stikker, Marcel Jouhandeau, Heinz Erhardt, Joan Blondell, Georgy Beriev, and John Diefenbaker. After him are Walther Müller, Dorothy Arzner, Henri Saint Cyr, Juan Arremón, Stan Kenton, and Pyotr Gavrilov.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Paray ranks 3,406 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont (1798), Emmanuel Todd (1951), Chiara Mastroianni (1972), Mathieu Valbuena (1984), Olivier de Serres (1539), and Louise Weiss (1893). After him are Richard Berry (1950), Anna Gavalda (1970), Philippe Alliot (1954), Théodore Steeg (1868), Honoré Charles Reille (1775), and Simon Marmion (1425).

Among CONDUCTORS In France

Among conductors born in France, Paul Paray ranks 5Before him are Lorin Maazel (1930), Charles Munch (1891), Pierre Monteux (1875), and Jean Martinon (1910).