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Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov

1883 - 1946

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Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (Russian: Александр Васильевич Александров; 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 328,974 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov is the 166th most popular composer (up from 175th in 2019), the 228th most popular biography from Russia (down from 221st 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 166 out of 1,216Before him are Francesco Cavalli, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Ferruccio Busoni, John Barry, Nicola Porpora, and Scott Joplin. After him are Franz von Suppé, Witold Lutosławski, Adrian Willaert, Steve Reich, Eduard Strauss, and Johann Ambrosius Bach.

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Among people born in 1883, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 33Before him are Celâl Bayar, Andrey Vyshinsky, Lon Chaney, Wang Jingwei, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, and A. S. Neill. After him are Norman Haworth, Peter Kürten, Alexander Yegorov, Angela Hitler, Nina Ricci, and Giovanni Messe. Among people deceased in 1946, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 34Before him are Kurt Daluege, Karl Hermann Frank, Gilbert N. Lewis, Ananda Mahidol, László Moholy-Nagy, and Felix Hoffmann. After him are Helene Schjerfbeck, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Wilhelm Marx, Milan Nedić, Ernest Thompson Seton, and Empress Wanrong.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 228 out of 3,262Before him are Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Gherman Titov (1935), Vasily Blokhin (1895), Yevdokiya Lopukhina (1669), and Yermak Timofeyevich (1532). After him are Igor Kurchatov (1903), Dmitry Ustinov (1908), Mikhail Mishustin (1966), Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia (1847), and Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov ranks 12Before him are Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), Alexander Scriabin (1871), Alexander Borodin (1833), Mikhail Glinka (1804), Mily Balakirev (1837), and Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904). After him are Sofia Gubaidulina (1931), Alfred Schnittke (1934), Otto Nicolai (1810), Anton Arensky (1861), Sergei Taneyev (1856), and Rodion Shchedrin (1932).