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 89,656 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). William Lawes is the 1,039th most popular composer (down from 946th in 2019), the 3,036th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,811th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Composer.

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  • 48.24

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  • 17

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  • 4.21

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  • 2.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, William Lawes ranks 1,039 out of 1,216Before him are Johann Nicolaus Bach, Boris Papandopulo, Otto Jahn, Michael Tippett, Vilém Blodek, and Frederick Loewe. After him are Rudolf Tobias, Fumio Hayasaka, Hermann Goetz, Richard Heuberger, Knut Nystedt, and Karol Kurpiński.

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Among people born in 1602, William Lawes ranks 18Before him are Zhu Yujian, William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Countess Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg, Evert van Aelst, Kanō Tan'yū, and Eleonore Dorothea of Anhalt-Dessau.  Among people deceased in 1645, William Lawes ranks 16Before him are Anthony van Diemen, Feng Menglong, Eudoxia Streshneva, Mary Ward, Gaspar de Borja y Velasco, and Mariana de Jesús de Paredes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Lawes ranks 3,036 out of 7,765Before him are Philibert Jacques Melotte (1880), Hayley Atwell (1982), Billy Bremner (1942), Donald Adamson (1939), Bob Fitzsimmons (1863), and Sherburne Wesley Burnham (1838). After him are John Moore (1761), Michael Oakeshott (1901), Christopher Eccleston (1964), Herbert Lawford (1851), Paul Day (1956), and Martin Birch (1948).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, William Lawes ranks 45Before him are Harry Gregson-Williams (1961), Walter Legge (1906), John Rutter (1945), Hubert Parry (1848), Cyril Scott (1879), and Michael Tippett (1905). After him are Charles Avison (1709), Clint Mansell (1963), Ivor Novello (1893), Henry Bishop (1786), Brian Ferneyhough (1943), and Gavin Bryars (1943).