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Alicia de Larrocha

1923 - 2009

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Alicia de Larrocha y de la Calle (23 May 1923 – 25 September 2009) was a Spanish pianist and composer. She was considered one of the great piano legends of the 20th century. Reuters called her "the greatest Spanish pianist in history", Time "one of the world's most outstanding pianists", and The Guardian "the leading Spanish pianist of her time".She won multiple Grammy Awards and a Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alicia de Larrocha has received more than 167,987 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Alicia de Larrocha is the 433rd most popular musician (down from 380th in 2019), the 642nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 569th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Spanish Musician.

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Among musicians, Alicia de Larrocha ranks 433 out of 2,662Before her are George Young, Alice Herz-Sommer, Josef Hofmann, Donovan, Wes Montgomery, and Joan Manuel Serrat. After her are Phil Rudd, Joe Perry, Artur Schnabel, Michel Polnareff, Tom Fogerty, and Cannonball Adderley.

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Among people born in 1923, Alicia de Larrocha ranks 107Before her are Belisario Betancur, Uziel Gal, Ernst Nolte, Conrad Bain, Svetozar Gligorić, and Wes Montgomery. After her are Uri Avnery, Richard Pipes, Dexter Gordon, Irvin Kershner, Masao Ono, and Vladimir Gelfand. Among people deceased in 2009, Alicia de Larrocha ranks 83Before her are Augusto Boal, Pat Hingle, Frank McCourt, Andrew Wyeth, Bea Arthur, and Edwin G. Krebs. After her are Lino Lacedelli, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Joseph Wiseman, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Prince Alexandre of Belgium, and Claude Berri.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Alicia de Larrocha ranks 642 out of 2,932Before her are Antonio de Cabezón (1510), Elsa Pataky (1976), Clara Campoamor (1888), Federico Bahamontes (1928), Santillana (1952), and Joan Manuel Serrat (1943). After her are Pedro Arrupe (1907), Ramón Serrano Suñer (1901), Alonso Pérez de Guzmán y Sotomayor, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia (1550), Diego Laynez (1512), Luis de León (1527), and Jacint Verdaguer (1845).

Among MUSICIANS In Spain

Among musicians born in Spain, Alicia de Larrocha ranks 10Before her are Paco de Lucía (1947), Fernando Sor (1778), Andrés Segovia (1893), Narciso Yepes (1927), Dionisio Aguado y García (1784), and Joan Manuel Serrat (1943). After her are Ricardo Viñes (1875), Paco Ibáñez (1934), Sabicas (1912), Tete Montoliu (1933), José María Ventura Casas (1817), and Paco Peña (1942).