Vincent d'Indy

1851 - 1931

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Paul Marie Théodore Vincent d'Indy (French: [vɛ̃sɑ̃ dɛ̃di]; 27 March 1851 – 2 December 1931) was a French composer and teacher. His influence as a teacher, in particular, was considerable. He was a co-founder of the Schola Cantorum de Paris and also taught at the Paris Conservatoire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincent d'Indy has received more than 193,893 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Vincent d'Indy is the 318th most popular composer (up from 325th in 2019), the 1,452nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,422nd in 2019) and the 53rd most popular French Composer.

Vincent d'Indy is most famous for his composition of the opera "Pelleas and Melisande."

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Among composers, Vincent d'Indy ranks 318 out of 1,451Before him are Andrew Lloyd Webber, Niccolò Jommelli, Leonardo Leo, Francesco Cilea, Valentyn Sylvestrov, and Franz Benda. After him are Giovanni Bononcini, Paul Abraham, Saverio Mercadante, Pierre De Geyter, Charles Ives, and Sylvius Leopold Weiss.

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Among people born in 1851, Vincent d'Indy ranks 20Before him are Isabella, Princess of Asturias, Martinus Beijerinck, Adolf von Harnack, Arne Garborg, Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Friedrich von Wieser. After him are Asa Griggs Candler, Knut Wicksell, Émile Boirac, Alexander, Prince of Orange, Bernardino Machado, and Charles Dupuy. Among people deceased in 1931, Vincent d'Indy ranks 35Before him are Wilhelm von Gloeden, André Michelin, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Thomas Lipton, and Giovanni Boldini. After him are Jaime, Duke of Madrid, Auguste Forel, Charles Algernon Parsons, Antonio Salandra, Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, and Joe Masseria.

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In France

Among people born in France, Vincent d'Indy ranks 1,452 out of 6,770Before him are Louise Abbéma (1853), Louis Vierne (1870), Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (1805), Jacques MacDonald (1765), Bernard de Tremelay (1100), and Michèle Mouton (1951). After him are Yvette Guilbert (1865), Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière (1734), Jacques-Germain Soufflot (1713), Alain Giresse (1952), Charles-Michel de l'Épée (1712), and Joan, Countess of Flanders (1200).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Vincent d'Indy ranks 53Before him are Jaufre Rudel (1125), François-Adrien Boieldieu (1775), Henri Dutilleux (1916), Clément Janequin (1485), Cécile Chaminade (1857), and André Campra (1660). After him are Gustave Charpentier (1860), Louis Marchand (1669), Germaine Tailleferre (1892), Michel Richard Delalande (1657), Charles Koechlin (1867), and Georges Delerue (1925).