Aleksandra Pakhmutova

1929 - Today

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Aleksandra Nikolayevna Pakhmutova (Russian: Александра Николаевна Пахмутова ; born 9 November 1929) is a Soviet and Russian composer. She has remained one of the best-known figures in Soviet and later Russian popular music since she first achieved fame in her homeland in the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksandra Pakhmutova has received more than 158,498 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Aleksandra Pakhmutova is the 504th most popular composer (up from 689th in 2019), the 668th most popular biography from Russia (up from 925th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Russian Composer.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.28

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  • 5.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among composers, Aleksandra Pakhmutova ranks 504 out of 1,451Before her are Kaija Saariaho, Agostino Steffani, John Adams, Guillaume Lekeu, Vasily Kalinnikov, and Maddalena Casulana. After her are Ethel Smyth, Alexandre Desplat, Alexandre Tansman, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, Peter Cornelius, and Joachim Raff.

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Among people born in 1929, Aleksandra Pakhmutova ranks 142Before her are Burhan Sargun, Vladimír Menšík, Vasily Shukshin, Branko Zebec, John Conyers, and Jaakko Hintikka. After her are Eva Schloss, Poul Schlüter, Christos Sartzetakis, Alain Tanner, Zillur Rahman, and Roger Byrne.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Aleksandra Pakhmutova ranks 668 out of 3,761Before her are Konstantin Pobedonostsev (1827), Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov (1933), Zinaida Gippius (1869), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), Yuriy Yekhanurov (1948), and Vasily Kalinnikov (1866). After her are Inna Churikova (1943), Vasily Petrov (1917), Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), Agrippina Vaganova (1879), Sergei Dovlatov (1941), and Elena Stasova (1873).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Aleksandra Pakhmutova ranks 27Before her are Nikolai Medtner (1879), Georgy Sviridov (1915), Hans Pfitzner (1869), Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859), and Vasily Kalinnikov (1866). After her are Gennady Rozhdestvensky (1931), Tikhon Khrennikov (1913), Alexander Gretchaninov (1864), Sergei Lyapunov (1859), Alexander Tcherepnin (1899), and Edison Denisov (1929).