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William Sterndale Bennett

1816 - 1875

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Sir William Sterndale Bennett (13 April 1816 – 1 February 1875) was an English composer, pianist, conductor and music educator. At the age of ten Bennett was admitted to the London Royal Academy of Music (RAM), where he remained for ten years. By the age of twenty, he had begun to make a reputation as a concert pianist, and his compositions received high praise. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Sterndale Bennett has received more than 236,007 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). William Sterndale Bennett is the 1,135th most popular composer (down from 1,094th in 2019), the 3,520th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,757th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, William Sterndale Bennett ranks 1,135 out of 1,216Before her are Eduard Künneke, Leonard Rosenman, Akira Yamaoka, Lukas Foss, Eddie Meduza, and Melchior Vulpius. After her are Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi, Arthur Bliss, Oskar Kolberg, Johann Nepomuk David, Thomas Morley, and Bruno Coulais.

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Among people born in 1816, William Sterndale Bennett ranks 47Before her are Dimitrie Ghica, Ivan Kukuljević Sakcinski, Grace Aguilar, Paul Gervais, Stephen Allen Benson, and C. A. Rosetti. After her are Lajos Haynald, Wilhelm Gerhard Walpers, Johan Sverdrup, George Henry Thomas, Priscilla Cooper Tyler, and Morrison Waite. Among people deceased in 1875, William Sterndale Bennett ranks 66Before her are José María Ventura Casas, Zecharias Frankel, Fyodor Bruni, John Gardner Wilkinson, Heinrich Ewald, and Henry Kellett. After her are Maria Röhl, Friedrich Gottlieb Bartling, Atis Kronvalds, Joseph Othmar Rauscher, Aristeidis Moraitinis, and Julián Castro.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Sterndale Bennett ranks 3,520 out of 7,765Before her are Stanley Holloway (1890), Myra Hess (1890), Herbert Marshall (1890), Amira Casar (1971), Simon McBurney (1957), and William Camden (1551). After her are Kelly Macdonald (1976), Albert Lee (1943), Lesley Nicol (1953), Michael Portillo (1953), Margery Allingham (1904), and Pete Doherty (1979).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, William Sterndale Bennett ranks 53Before her are Clint Mansell (1963), Ivor Novello (1893), Henry Bishop (1786), Brian Ferneyhough (1943), Gavin Bryars (1943), and Thomas Linley the younger (1756). After her are Arthur Bliss (1891), Thomas Morley (1557), Havergal Brian (1876), Craig Armstrong (1959), David Arnold (1962), and Gerald Finzi (1901).