Samuel Arnold

1740 - 1802

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Samuel Arnold (10 August 1740 – 22 October 1802) was an English composer and organist. Arnold was born in London (his mother is said to have been Princess Amelia; his father was Thomas Arnold. He began writing music for the theatre in about 1764. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Arnold has received more than 10,663 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Samuel Arnold is the 1,142nd most popular composer (down from 959th in 2019), the 4,291st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 73rd most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, Samuel Arnold ranks 1,142 out of 1,228Before him are Mark Mancina, Brian Tyler, Roy Harris, Raymond Scott, Lou Harrison, and George Whitefield Chadwick. After him are Sigmund Romberg, Jerry Herman, Lennox Berkeley, Eubie Blake, Harald Kloser, and Peter Warlock.

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Among people born in 1740, Samuel Arnold ranks 27Before him are Anders Johan Lexell, Johan Tobias Sergel, Princess Ernestine of Saxe-Weimar, Johan Andreas Murray, Ivan Lepyokhin, and John Sullivan. After him is Alexander Martin. Among people deceased in 1802, Samuel Arnold ranks 28Before him are Antoine Darquier de Pellepoix, Ivan Argunov, Pedro Rodríguez, Count of Campomanes, Charles Leclerc, Ivan Lepyokhin, and Daniel Morgan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Samuel Arnold ranks 4,291 out of 6,924Before him are Bart McGhee (1899), Joseph Thomson (1858), Ernest Townsend (1880), Philippa York (1958), Charles Hutton (1737), and Laura Haddock (1985). After him are William Dunbar (1460), Michelle Ryan (1984), Bob Bell (1958), Lennox Berkeley (1903), James Gibbs (1682), and Leslie Johnson (1912).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Samuel Arnold ranks 73Before him are Gavin Bryars (1943), David Arnold (1962), Jocelyn Pook (1960), Nicholas Hooper (1952), Rachel Portman (1960), and Hamilton Harty (1879). After him are Lennox Berkeley (1903), Peter Warlock (1894), Edmund Rubbra (1901), George Fenton (1950), Dave Stewart (1950), and Alan Bush (1900).