André Rieu

1949 - Today

André Rieu

André Léon Marie Nicolas Rieu (born 1 October 1949) is a Dutch violinist and conductor best known for creating the waltz-playing Johann Strauss Orchestra. He and his orchestra have turned classical and waltz music into a worldwide concert touring act, as successful as some of the biggest global pop and rock music acts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André Rieu has received more than 2,264,502 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 39th most popular musician.

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  • 37

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  • 12.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, André Rieu ranks 40 out of 2,258Before him are Sting, Arthur Rubinstein, Ronnie James Dio, Isaac Albéniz, Roger Taylor, and Django Reinhardt. After him are Maria Anna Mozart, John Deacon, Brian Wilson, Scatman John, Chet Baker, and Antônio Carlos Jobim.

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Among people born in 1949, André Rieu ranks 13Before him are Mark Knopfler, Richard Gere, António Guterres, Arsène Wenger, Sigourney Weaver, and Roger Taylor. After him are Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Anna Wintour, Lech Kaczyński, Bruce Springsteen, Abdullah Öcalan, and Maurice Gibb.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, André Rieu ranks 31 out of 908Before him are William III of England (1650), Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853), Juliana of the Netherlands (1909), Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1880), Rinus Michels (1928), and Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1165). After him are Johan Huizinga (1872), Paul Verhoeven (1938), William I of the Netherlands (1772), Jan van Riebeeck (1619), Jan Steen (1626), and Peter Debye (1884).

Among MUSICIANS In Netherlands

Among musicians born in Netherlands, André Rieu ranks 1After him are Bernard Haitink (1929), Tiësto (1969), Armin van Buuren (1976), Eddie Van Halen (1955), Ton Koopman (1944), Eduard van Beinum (1900), Jan Akkerman (1946), Candy Dulfer (1969), Martin Garrix (1996), Bart Berman (1938), and Alex Van Halen (1953).