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Robert Russell Bennett

1894 - 1981

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Robert Russell Bennett (June 15, 1894 – August 18, 1981) was an American composer and arranger, best known for his orchestration of many well-known Broadway and Hollywood musicals by other composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Richard Rodgers.In 1957 and 2008, Bennett received special Tony Awards recognizing his orchestrations for Broadway shows. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Russell Bennett has received more than 140,219 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Russell Bennett is the 1,286th most popular composer (down from 1,155th in 2019), the 10,826th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,726th in 2019) and the 120th most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Robert Russell Bennett ranks 1,286 out of 1,216Before her are Yuzo Koshiro, Alexander Goehr, Vladimir Jurowski, Hans Abrahamsen, Magnus Lindberg, and David Del Tredici. After her are Charles Wuorinen, Robert Ashley, Bruce Broughton, Ray Noble, Paul Le Flem, and Anne Dudley.

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Among people born in 1894, Robert Russell Bennett ranks 233Before her are Arthur Fiedler, Harry Cobby, Frederick E. Morgan, Arthur Fadden, Jacob Opdahl, and Earl Eby. After her are Fred Allen, Beatrice Lillie, Warren William, Jimmy McHugh, Bud Jamison, and H. V. Evatt. Among people deceased in 1981, Robert Russell Bennett ranks 247Before her are Alberto Héber Usher, Harry Chapin, Irving Jaffee, Margaret Lindsay, Douglas Lowe, and Roy Brown. After her are George Walsh, Charles Barton, Mauri Rose, Patsy Kelly, Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, and Barbara Bedford.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Russell Bennett ranks 10,826 out of 18,182Before her are Jim Ryun (1947), Hap Sharp (1928), John DiMaggio (1968), Kitty Wells (1919), Harry Blackmun (1908), and J. Carrol Naish (1896). After her are Jim Montgomery (1955), Hank Ballard (1927), Arielle Kebbel (1985), Portia Doubleday (1988), Sonya Smith (1972), and Clyde McPhatter (1932).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Robert Russell Bennett ranks 120Before her are William Bolcom (1938), Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884), Angus MacLise (1938), Stephen Schwartz (1948), Jerry Herman (1931), and David Del Tredici (1937). After her are Charles Wuorinen (1938), Robert Ashley (1930), Bruce Broughton (1945), Norman Dello Joio (1913), Frank Loesser (1910), and Bernie Worrell (1944).