Stanley Myers

1930 - 1993

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Stanley Myers (6 October 1930 – 9 November 1993) was an English composer and conductor, who scored over sixty films and television series, working closely with filmmakers Nicolas Roeg, Jerzy Skolimowski and Volker Schlöndorff. He is best known for his guitar piece "Cavatina", composed for the 1970 film The Walking Stick and later used as the theme for The Deer Hunter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Myers has received more than 179,272 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Stanley Myers is the 713th most popular composer (up from 726th in 2019), the 2,024th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,044th in 2019) and the 28th most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, Stanley Myers ranks 713 out of 1,228Before him are Franchinus Gaffurius, Juan Bautista Cabanilles, Isaak Dunayevsky, Péter Eötvös, Johann Krieger, and Keiko Abe. After him are Václav Tomášek, Gabriel Yared, Johann Caspar Kerll, Charles Tournemire, La Monte Young, and Franz Anton Hoffmeister.

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Among people born in 1930, Stanley Myers ranks 203Before him are Paul Veyne, Norio Ohga, Walter Mischel, Hussain Muhammad Ershad, Svatopluk Pluskal, and Gregory Corso. After him are Boris Parygin, Juan Gelman, Stephen Sondheim, Paul Mazursky, Naomi Shemer, and Károly Grósz. Among people deceased in 1993, Stanley Myers ranks 100Before him are Christian Metz, Emile Ardolino, Jan Gies, Richard Jordan, Henry Hazlitt, and GG Allin. After him are William L. Shirer, Robert Jacobsen, Ugo Locatelli, Oliver Tambo, Guido Masetti, and Pierre Victor Auger.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stanley Myers ranks 2,024 out of 6,924Before him are George Arliss (1868), Jack Higgins (1929), Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom (1768), Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563), Claude Auchinleck (1884), and Elihu Thomson (1853). After him are B. C. Forbes (1880), Geri Halliwell (1972), Tony Banks (1950), William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville (1759), George Romney (1734), and Joseph Butler (1692).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Stanley Myers ranks 28Before him are Jeremiah Clarke (1674), Orlando Gibbons (1583), John Bull (1562), Pasquale Anfossi (1727), Cathy Berberian (1925), and Malcolm Arnold (1921). After him are Richard Addinsell (1904), John Taverner (1490), Thomas Morley (1557), Charles Burney (1726), John Tavener (1944), and Matthew Locke (1621).