COMPOSER

Aram Khachaturian

1903 - 1978

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Aram Ilyich Khachaturian (; Russian: Арам Ильич Хачатурян, IPA: [ɐˈram ɨˈlʲjitɕ xətɕɪtʊˈrʲan] ; Armenian: Արամ Խաչատրյան, Aram Xačatryan; 6 June [O.S. 24 May] 1903 – 1 May 1978) was a Soviet Armenian composer and conductor. He is considered one of the leading Soviet composers. Born and raised in Tbilisi (now the capital of Georgia), Khachaturian moved to Moscow in 1921 following the Sovietization of the Caucasus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aram Khachaturian has received more than 1,344,115 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Aram Khachaturian is the 49th most popular composer (up from 54th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Georgia (down from 3rd in 2019) and the most popular Georgian Composer.

Aram Khachaturian is most famous for his composition "Sabre Dance" which was featured in the film "Lawrence of Arabia."

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Aram Khachaturians by language

Over the past year Aram Khachaturian has had the most page views in the with 174,383 views, followed by Russian (137,035), and Armenian (83,361). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bosnian (500.00%), Mingrelian (104.10%), and Ido (90.45%)

Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Aram Khachaturian ranks 49 out of 1,451Before him are Carl Maria von Weber, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Edward Elgar, Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, and Jean-Philippe Rameau. After him are Tomaso Albinoni, Domenico Scarlatti, Camille Saint-Saëns, Antonio Salieri, Orlande de Lassus, and Carl Orff.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Aram Khachaturian ranks 5Before him are George Orwell, Olav V of Norway, John von Neumann, and Konrad Lorenz. After him are Theodor W. Adorno, Georges Simenon, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Mark Rothko, Habib Bourguiba, C. F. Powell, and Fernandel. Among people deceased in 1978, Aram Khachaturian ranks 4Before him are Pope John Paul I, Golda Meir, and Pope Paul VI. After him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Kurt Gödel, Aldo Moro, Jacques Brel, Giorgio de Chirico, Manne Siegbahn, Adolf Dassler, and Umberto Nobile.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Aram Khachaturian ranks 4 out of 406Before him are Joseph Stalin (1879), Attila (406), and Darius the Great (-550). After him are Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Shota Rustaveli (1172), Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893), Tamar of Georgia (1166), Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Tigran Petrosian (1929), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), and Sergei Parajanov (1924).

Among COMPOSERS In Georgia

Among composers born in Georgia, Aram Khachaturian ranks 1After him are Zacharia Paliashvili (1871), Lev Knipper (1898), Mikael Tariverdiev (1931), Edvard Mirzoyan (1921), and Vano Muradeli (1908).