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Pierre De Geyter

1848 - 1932

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Pierre Chrétien De Geyter ([də ɡetɛʁ]; 8 October 1848 – 26 September 1932) was a Belgian socialist and a composer, known for writing the music of The Internationale. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre De Geyter has received more than 75,691 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Pierre De Geyter is the 326th most popular composer (down from 293rd in 2019), the 162nd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 149th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Belgian Composer.

Pierre de Geyter is most famous for his work with the paintings of Vincent van Gogh.

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Among composers, Pierre De Geyter ranks 326 out of 1,216Before him are Franz Benda, Louis-Claude Daquin, Sergei Taneyev, Vincent d'Indy, François-Adrien Boieldieu, and Antonio Lotti. After him are Johann Joseph Fux, Luca Marenzio, Henri Dutilleux, Giovanni Bononcini, Francesco Durante, and Ignaz Moscheles.

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Among people born in 1848, Pierre De Geyter ranks 31Before him are Katsura Tarō, Carlos, Duke of Madrid, Zinovy Rozhestvensky, Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans, Guido von List, and Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff. After him are Vasily Surikov, Hristo Botev, Hermann Alexander Diels, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Loránd Eötvös, and Carl Stumpf. Among people deceased in 1932, Pierre De Geyter ranks 26Before him are Max Wolf, Sophia of Prussia, Ferdinand Buisson, Jules Chéret, Eugen d'Albert, and Ottokar Czernin. After him are Franz von Hipper, Alexander Grin, John Charles Fields, Georg Kerschensteiner, Kang Pan-sok, and Inukai Tsuyoshi.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Pierre De Geyter ranks 162 out of 1,019Before him are Charles Michel (1975), John I, Duke of Brabant (1252), Bavo of Ghent (589), Blanche of Namur (1320), Princess Louise of Belgium (1858), and André Franquin (1924). After him are Silvio Gesell (1862), Zénobe Gramme (1826), Bernard van Orley (1487), Laura Marx (1845), Heinrich Isaac (1450), and Victor Serge (1890).

Among COMPOSERS In Belgium

Among composers born in Belgium, Pierre De Geyter ranks 12Before him are Gilles Binchois (1400), Eugène Ysaÿe (1858), Henri Vieuxtemps (1820), Jacob Obrecht (1457), André Grétry (1741), and Jacques Arcadelt (1507). After him are Heinrich Isaac (1450), Cipriano de Rore (1515), Johannes Tinctoris (1435), Pierre de la Rue (1460), Charles Auguste de Bériot (1802), and Alexander Agricola (1446).