Arif Malikov

1933 - 2019

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Arif Malikov (also Melikov; Baku, 13 September 1933 – Baku, 9 May 2019) was an Azerbaijani composer. He graduated from the Baku Conservatory as a music composer in 1958. He shot to fame in 1961 when his first major composition "Legend of Love" was staged at the Kirov State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Leningrad (present day St Petersburg) and received nationwide acclaim. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arif Malikov has received more than 28,476 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Arif Malikov is the 969th most popular composer, the 72nd most popular biography from Azerbaijan and the 4th most popular Azerbaijani Composer.

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Among composers, Arif Malikov ranks 969 out of 1,228Before him are Hermann Goetz, František Škroup, John Corigliano, Einar Englund, Italo Montemezzi, and Roger Sessions. After him are Fartein Valen, Mikhail Gnessin, Hilding Rosenberg, Gottfried August Homilius, Louis Niedermeyer, and Tyagaraja.

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Among people born in 1933, Arif Malikov ranks 267Before him are Geraldo Majella Agnelo, Imants Ziedonis, Reiner Kunze, Otar Chiladze, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, and Constand Viljoen. After him are Justo Tejada, Juan Sandoval Íñiguez, Ulrich Biesinger, Lou Rawls, Peter Post, and Alfredo Landa. Among people deceased in 2019, Arif Malikov ranks 266Before him are Mark Zakharov, Mirjam Pressler, Clive Swift, Larry Cohen, Sigvard Ericsson, and Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly. After him are Bernard Lietaer, Agustina Bessa-Luís, Judith Krantz, Don Bragg, Günter Kunert, and Carol Channing.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Arif Malikov ranks 72 out of 159Before him are Polad Bülbüloğlu (1945), Musa Manarov (1951), Levon Mirzoyan (1897), Ziba Ganiyeva (1923), Rustam Ibragimbekov (1939), and Eduard Markarov (1942). After him are Aziza Mustafa Zadeh (1969), Abbas Sahhat (1874), John M. Stahl (1886), Galina Bystrova (1934), Vladimir Bagirov (1936), and Armen Ohanian (1887).

Among COMPOSERS In Azerbaijan

Among composers born in Azerbaijan, Arif Malikov ranks 4Before him are Uzeyir Hajibeyov (1885), Gara Garayev (1918), and Fikret Amirov (1922). After him are Elza Ibrahimova (1938) and Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (1947).