Thomas Weelkes

1576 - 1623

Thomas Weelkes

Thomas Weelkes (baptised 25 October 1576 – 30 November 1623) was an English composer and organist. He became organist of Winchester College in 1598, moving to Chichester Cathedral. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Weelkes has received more than 81,049 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 936th most popular composer.

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  • 19

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Among composers, Thomas Weelkes ranks 936 out of 1,008Before him are Junkie XL, Gavin Bryars, Zakir Hussain, Akira Yamaoka, Sanja Ilić, and Adolph Deutsch. After him are William Christie, Elliot Goldenthal, Spike Jones, William Sterndale Bennett, Steve Jablonsky, and Virgil Thomson.

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Among people born in 1576, Thomas Weelkes ranks 7Before him are Halime Sultan, Duchess Anna of Prussia, Roelant Savery, Francisco Herrera the Elder, Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau, and John Marston.  Among people deceased in 1623, Thomas Weelkes ranks 13Before him are Mariam-uz-Zamani, Uesugi Kagekatsu, Domenico Fetti, Philippe de Mornay, Antonio Priuli, and William Camden.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Weelkes ranks 3,329 out of 5,347Before him are David Cox (1924), John Julius Norwich (1929), Peter Ackroyd (1949), William Stukeley (1687), Catherine Bell (1968), and Nicholas Clay (1946). After him are Tom Clarke (1858), George Bass (1771), John Connelly (1938), Jayne Atkinson (1959), Christopher O'Neill (1974), and Geoff Lees (1951).