Rhys Chatham

1952 - Today

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Rhys Chatham (born September 19, 1952) is an American composer, guitarist, trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist (flutes in C, alto and bass, keyboard), primarily active in avant-garde and minimalist music. He is best known for his "guitar orchestra" compositions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rhys Chatham has received more than 98,739 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Rhys Chatham is the 1,206th most popular composer (down from 996th in 2019), the 12,400th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,693rd in 2019) and the 125th most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Rhys Chatham ranks 1,206 out of 1,228Before him are Inon Zur, Thomas Bergersen, Justin Hurwitz, Jonathan Larson, Lera Auerbach, and John Ottman. After him are Airat Ichmouratov, Steven Price, Ola Gjeilo, Anu Malik, James MacMillan, and Frederik Magle.

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Among people born in 1952, Rhys Chatham ranks 557Before him are John Barrasso, Bob Corker, Harry Anderson, Maggie Roswell, Irwin Keyes, and Joe Borg. After him are Debbie Meyer, Lakshmi, Parveen Shakir, Bill Farmer, Melanie Mayron, and Marsha Blackburn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rhys Chatham ranks 12,400 out of 15,968Before him are Mike Flanagan (1978), MC Eiht (1971), Carlos Bocanegra (1979), Joel Madden (1979), Mary Lou Retton (1968), and Madison Beer (1999). After him are Pete Domenici (1932), Brooklyn Lee (1989), John Otto (1977), David Hayter (1969), Atticus Shaffer (1998), and P. J. Byrne (1974).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Rhys Chatham ranks 125Before him are Jeremy Soule (1975), Randall Thompson (1899), Marc Shaiman (1959), Justin Hurwitz (1985), Jonathan Larson (1960), and John Ottman (1964). After him are Eric Whitacre (1970), Christopher Tin (1976), Oneohtrix Point Never (1982), and Nicholas Britell (1980).

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