Roger Sessions

1896 - 1985

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Roger Huntington Sessions (December 28, 1896 – March 16, 1985) was an American composer, teacher and musicologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Sessions has received more than 89,589 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Roger Sessions is the 968th most popular composer (down from 895th in 2019), the 5,391st most popular biography from United States (up from 5,529th in 2019) and the 57th most popular American Composer.

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  • 19

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  • 4.58

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  • 2.40

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Among composers, Roger Sessions ranks 968 out of 1,228Before him are Carter Burwell, Hermann Goetz, František Škroup, John Corigliano, Einar Englund, and Italo Montemezzi. After him are Arif Malikov, Fartein Valen, Mikhail Gnessin, Hilding Rosenberg, Gottfried August Homilius, and Louis Niedermeyer.

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Among people born in 1896, Roger Sessions ranks 158Before him are Lilia Skala, Dodie Smith, Esteban Canal, Barbara La Marr, Vasily Gordov, and Friedrich Waismann. After him are Gerhard Fieseler, Philippe Étancelin, Steponas Darius, Kostas Karyotakis, Tommy Johnson, and Fritz Julius Kuhn. Among people deceased in 1985, Roger Sessions ranks 144Before him are E. B. White, Mary Kenneth Keller, Jules Vandooren, Israel Regardie, Ernest Nagel, and Renato Olmi. After him are Viorica Ursuleac, Hilding Rosenberg, Rudolf Burkert, Karl Zischek, Carlos Spadaro, and Natalio Perinetti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roger Sessions ranks 5,391 out of 15,968Before him are Amanda Righetti (1983), Walter Cunningham (1932), Trish Van Devere (1941), Teddy Mayer (1935), Pat Martino (1944), and Nolan Ryan (1947). After him are Jonah Hill (1983), Bobby Timmons (1935), John Krasinski (1979), Floyd Westerman (1936), Pia Zadora (1953), and Moe Tucker (1944).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Roger Sessions ranks 57Before him are Morton Gould (1913), Leonard Rosenman (1924), W. C. Handy (1873), Walter Piston (1894), Carter Burwell (1954), and John Corigliano (1938). After him are William Christie (1944), Alan Hovhaness (1911), Paul Whiteman (1890), Ferde Grofé (1892), David Diamond (1915), and Meredith Monk (1942).