William Lawes

1602 - 1645

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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 80,456 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). William Lawes is the 951st most popular composer (down from 849th in 2019), the 2,814th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,583rd in 2019) and the 40th most popular British Composer.

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  • 80k

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  • 60.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, William Lawes ranks 951 out of 1,228Before him are Gustav Lange, Lorenzo Perosi, Wolfgang Rihm, Augusta Holmès, Ruperto Chapí, and Yuri Antonov. After him are Camargo Guarnieri, Vasily Safonov, Walter Piston, Mikael Tariverdiev, Napoléon Henri Reber, and Félicien David.

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Among people born in 1602, William Lawes ranks 15Before him are Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Mary of Jesus of Ágreda, Zhu Yujian, Per Brahe the Younger, and Kanō Tan'yū.  Among people deceased in 1645, William Lawes ranks 13Before him are Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares, Nur Jahan, Marie de Gournay, Anthony van Diemen, Feng Menglong, and Eudoxia Streshneva.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Lawes ranks 2,814 out of 6,924Before him are Thomas Gage (1719), Shane MacGowan (1957), Sam Claflin (1986), Donald Adamson (1939), Anne Hutchinson (1591), and Harry Styles (1994). After him are Siân Phillips (1933), James Dunn (1939), John Barnard (1946), Phil Taylor (1954), Jack Cardiff (1914), and Jason Flemyng (1966).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, William Lawes ranks 40Before him are Matthew Locke (1621), Frank Bridge (1879), Hubert Parry (1848), Christopher Hogwood (1941), Michael Tippett (1905), and Arthur Sullivan (1842). After him are John Rutter (1945), Cyril Scott (1879), Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (1892), Harry Gregson-Williams (1961), Clint Mansell (1963), and Charles Avison (1709).