Alexander Glazunov

1865 - 1936

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Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Константи́нович Глазуно́в, 10 August 1865 – 21 March 1936) was a Russian composer, music teacher, and conductor of the late Russian Romantic period. He was director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory between 1905 and 1928 and was instrumental in the reorganization of the institute into the Petrograd Conservatory, then the Leningrad Conservatory, following the Bolshevik Revolution. He continued as head of the Conservatory until 1930, though he had left the Soviet Union in 1928 and did not return. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Glazunov has received more than 377,592 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Alexander Glazunov is the 73rd most popular musician (down from 67th in 2019), the 153rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 148th in 2019) and the most popular Musician.

Alexander Glazunov is most famous for his compositions.

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Among musicians, Alexander Glazunov ranks 73 out of 2,662Before him are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, André Rieu, Syd Barrett, Jon Lord, Amir Khusrow, and Cosima Wagner. After him are Antônio Carlos Jobim, Cliff Burton, Iggy Pop, Mstislav Rostropovich, Goran Bregović, and Paco de Lucía.

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Among people born in 1865, Alexander Glazunov ranks 10Before him are Pieter Zeeman, Erich Ludendorff, Ferdinand I of Romania, Warren G. Harding, Archduke Otto of Austria, and W. B. Yeats. After him are Carl Nielsen, Paul Dukas, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Sven Hedin, Suzanne Valadon, and Richard Adolf Zsigmondy. Among people deceased in 1936, Alexander Glazunov ranks 15Before him are Ferdinand Tönnies, Lev Kamenev, Grigory Zinoviev, Eleftherios Venizelos, Albert Fish, and G. K. Chesterton. After him are Miguel de Unamuno, Fuad I of Egypt, Grazia Deledda, Premchand, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, and Louis Blériot.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Glazunov ranks 153 out of 3,262Before him are Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), Semyon Budyonny (1883), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Stenka Razin (1630), and Andrey Vlasov (1901). After him are Paul Karrer (1889), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Andrey Kolmogorov (1903), Viktor Zubkov (1941), Alexei Leonov (1934), and Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657).

Among MUSICIANS In Russia

Among musicians born in Russia, Alexander Glazunov ranks 1After him are Vladimir Ashkenazy (1937), Nikolai Rubinstein (1835), Valery Gergiev (1953), Grigory Sokolov (1950), Maxim Shostakovich (1938), Alexander Gradsky (1949), Maria Yudina (1899), Lev Oborin (1907), Edgar Froese (1944), Vladimir Sofronitsky (1901), and Lazar Berman (1930).