Ariel Ramírez

1921 - 2010

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Ariel Ramírez (4 September 1921 – 18 February 2010) was an Argentine composer, pianist and music director. He was considered "a chief exponent of Argentine folk music" and noted for his "iconic" musical compositions.Ramírez is known primarily for his Misa Criolla (1964). It allowed him to travel around Europe and Latin America to build his reputation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ariel Ramírez has received more than 100,275 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ariel Ramírez is the 491st most popular composer (down from 413th in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from Argentina (down from 74th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Argentinean Composer.

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Among composers, Ariel Ramírez ranks 491 out of 1,228Before him are Vítězslav Novák, Hervé, Friedrich Wieck, Hans Swarowsky, Johann Nikolaus Forkel, and Théodore Dubois. After him are Ethel Smyth, Paul Bowles, Yo-Yo Ma, Antonio de Cabezón, Danny Elfman, and Leo Brouwer.

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Among people born in 1921, Ariel Ramírez ranks 114Before him are Maurice Richard, Betty Friedan, Jean Behra, Giovanni Benelli, Manitas de Plata, and Paddy Roy Bates. After him are Alex Haley, Nobuo Matsunaga, James Whitmore, César Baldaccini, Gavriil Ilizarov, and Heinz G. Konsalik. Among people deceased in 2010, Ariel Ramírez ranks 78Before him are Cécile Aubry, Andor Lilienthal, Irvin Kershner, Satoshi Kon, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, and Eddie Fisher. After him are Sigmar Polke, Orlando Peçanha, Theo Albrecht, Robert Culp, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, and Peter Graves.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Ariel Ramírez ranks 104 out of 900Before him are Diego Milito (1979), Mauricio Pochettino (1972), José Froilán González (1922), Gaspar Noé (1963), Facundo Cabral (1937), and Jorge Sampaoli (1960). After him are Héctor Rial (1928), Gabriela Sabatini (1970), Victoria Ocampo (1890), Carlos Bianchi (1949), Juan Román Riquelme (1978), and Joseph Kessel (1898).

Among COMPOSERS In Argentina

Among composers born in Argentina, Ariel Ramírez ranks 5Before him are Astor Piazzolla (1921), Alberto Ginastera (1916), Mauricio Kagel (1931), and Luis Bacalov (1933). After him are Mariano Mores (1918) and Osvaldo Golijov (1960).