Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov

1883 - 1946

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Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Алекса́ндров; 13 April [O.S. 1 April] 1883 – 8 July 1946) was a Soviet and Russian composer and founder of the Alexandrov Ensemble, who wrote the music for the State Anthem of the Soviet Union, which in 2000 became the national anthem of Russia (with new lyrics). During his career, he also worked as a professor of the Moscow Conservatory, and became a Doctor of Arts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov has received more than 238,572 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov is the 175th most popular composer (down from 169th in 2019), the 222nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 211th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Russian Composer.

Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov is most famous for his work in the field of Russian classical music. He was a composer, conductor, and pianist.

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Among composers, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 175 out of 1,228Before him are Michael Haydn, John Barry, Adrian Willaert, Dmitry Kabalevsky, Max Reger, and Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. After him are Louis Spohr, Bohuslav Martinů, Siegfried Wagner, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Luciano Berio, and Francesco Landini.

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Among people born in 1883, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 33Before him are Lon Chaney, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Celâl Bayar, Douglas Fairbanks, Wang Jingwei, and Norman Haworth. After him are A. S. Neill, Peter Kürten, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Alexander Yegorov, Nina Ricci, and Georgios Papanikolaou. Among people deceased in 1946, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 34Before him are Amon Göth, Kurt Daluege, Paul Langevin, Karl Hermann Frank, Felix Hoffmann, and Empress Wanrong. After him are Gilbert N. Lewis, Wilhelm Marx, Milan Nedić, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Ernest Thompson Seton, and Helene Schjerfbeck.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 222 out of 2,688Before him are Vasily Smyslov (1921), Vladimir Vernadsky (1863), Bruno Taut (1880), Natalia Goncharova (1881), Vasily Blyukher (1889), and Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904). After him are Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891), Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Ivan I of Moscow (1288), Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia (1895), Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (1928), and Alexander Luria (1902).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 12Before him are Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), Alexander Borodin (1833), Alexander Scriabin (1871), Mikhail Glinka (1804), Mily Balakirev (1837), and Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904). After him are Alfred Schnittke (1934), Sofia Gubaidulina (1931), Otto Nicolai (1810), Anton Arensky (1861), Sergei Taneyev (1856), and Anatoly Lyadov (1855).