COMPOSER

Alexander Scriabin

1871 - 1915

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Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (; Russian: Александр Николаевич Скрябин [ɐlʲɪˈksandr nʲɪkəˈɫaɪvʲɪtɕ ˈskrʲæbʲɪn]; 6 January 1872 [O.S. 25 December 1871] – 27 April [O.S. 14 April] 1915) was a Russian composer and pianist. In his early years he was greatly influenced by the music of Frédéric Chopin, and wrote works in a relatively tonal, late Romantic idiom. Later, and independently of his highly influential contemporary, Arnold Schoenberg, Scriabin developed a substantially atonal and much more dissonant musical language, which accorded with his personal brand of metaphysics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Scriabin has received more than 1,007,507 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Alexander Scriabin is the 73rd most popular composer, the 77th most popular biography from Russia (up from 83rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Russian Composer.

Alexander Scriabin is most famous for his piano compositions.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Alexander Scriabin ranks 73 out of 1,228Before him are John Cage, Dieterich Buxtehude, Astor Piazzolla, Alessandro Scarlatti, Anton Webern, and Charles Gounod. After him are Nino Rota, Josquin des Prez, Mikis Theodorakis, Alban Berg, Mikhail Glinka, and Vangelis.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1871, Alexander Scriabin ranks 5Before him are Rosa Luxemburg, Marcel Proust, Ernest Rutherford, and Friedrich Ebert. After him are Karl Liebknecht, Paul Valéry, Guangxu Emperor, Pietro Badoglio, Heinrich Mann, Theodore Dreiser, and Baroness Mary Vetsera. Among people deceased in 1915, Alexander Scriabin ranks 2Before him is Alois Alzheimer. After him are Frederick Winslow Taylor, Paul Ehrlich, Henry Moseley, Ellen G. White, Porfirio Díaz, Jean-Henri Fabre, Sergei Witte, Wilhelm Windelband, Clara Immerwahr, and Sergei Taneyev.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Scriabin ranks 77 out of 2,688Before him are Anna Pavlova (1881), Andrei Rublev (1360), Peter Carl Fabergé (1846), Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904), Roman Jakobson (1896), and Mikhail Kutuzov (1745). After him are Ivan Konev (1897), Stanislav Petrov (1939), Michael of Russia (1596), Wilhelm Wien (1864), Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), and Mikhail Glinka (1804).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Alexander Scriabin ranks 8Before him are Igor Stravinsky (1882), Dmitri Shostakovich (1906), Modest Mussorgsky (1839), Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), and Alexander Borodin (1833). After him are Mikhail Glinka (1804), Mily Balakirev (1837), Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (1883), Alfred Schnittke (1934), and Sofia Gubaidulina (1931).