Victor Herbert

1859 - 1924

Victor Herbert

Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859 – May 26, 1924) was an American composer, cellist and conductor of Irish ancestry and German training. Although Herbert enjoyed important careers as a cello soloist and conductor, he is best known for composing many successful operettas that premiered on Broadway from the 1890s to World War I. He was also prominent among the Tin Pan Alley composers and was later a founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Herbert has received more than 215,074 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 926th most popular composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 220k

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  • 43.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, Victor Herbert ranks 926 out of 1,008Before him are Koji Kondo, William Schuman, Mark Snow, Marco Beltrami, Gunther Schuller, and Valeri Brainin. After him are Jan A. P. Kaczmarek, Igor Krutoy, John Kander, Junkie XL, Gavin Bryars, and Zakir Hussain.

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Among people born in 1859, Victor Herbert ranks 89Before him are Vincenzo Cerulli, George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., Fanny Bullock Workman, A. E. Housman, Jón Magnússon, and Vjenceslav Novak. After him are Florian Cajori, Cass Gilbert, and Carrie Chapman Catt. Among people deceased in 1924, Victor Herbert ranks 88Before him are Thomas H. Ince, Viktor Nogin, Wollert Konow, Corrado Segre, Sándor Bródy, and Stan Rowley. After him are Archibald Geikie and Henry Cabot Lodge.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Victor Herbert ranks 201 out of 366Before him are Henry Kellett (1806), W. T. Cosgrave (1880), Robbie Keane (1980), Sara Allgood (1879), Damien Rice (1973), and Barney McKenna (1939). After him are Caitriona Balfe (1979), Pat O'Callaghan (1906), Tom Crean (1877), Luke Kelly (1940), Robert Sheehan (1988), and Tom Kiely (1869).

Among COMPOSERS In Ireland

Among composers born in Ireland, Victor Herbert ranks 5Before him are John Field (1782), Charles Villiers Stanford (1852), Michael William Balfe (1808), and Turlough O'Carolan (1670).

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