William Lawes

1602 - 1645

William Lawes

For the missionary who lived from 1839 to 1907, see William George Lawes.William Lawes (April 1602 – 24 September 1645) was an English composer and musician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Lawes has received more than 63,547 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 849th most popular composer.

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  • 64k

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  • 47.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, William Lawes ranks 849 out of 1,008Before him are Vasily Safonov, Tan Dun, Tyagaraja, František Škroup, Nicolas Isouard, and Manolis Kalomiris. After him are Thomas Morley, Havergal Brian, Eino Tamberg, Marvin Hamlisch, Michael Tippett, and Hans Huber.

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Among people born in 1602, William Lawes ranks 12Before him are Philippe de Champaigne, Gilles de Roberval, Salomon van Ruysdael, William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, and Per Brahe the Younger.  Among people deceased in 1645, William Lawes ranks 12Before him are Francisco de Quevedo, Nur Jahan, Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares, Feng Menglong, Anthony van Diemen, and Eudoxia Streshneva.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, William Lawes ranks 2,585 out of 5,347Before him are Lindsay Kemp (1938), Venetia Burney (1918), Sergey Kapitsa (1928), Estelle Winwood (1883), Philippa Foot (1920), and Mary Renault (1905). After him are Roy Harper (1941), Charles Winslow (1888), Rachel Ward (1957), Charles Wyville Thomson (1830), George Albert Smith (1864), and Chiwetel Ejiofor (1977).