Arthur Grumiaux

1921 - 1986

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Baron Arthur Grumiaux (French: [gʁymjo]; 21 March 1921 – 16 October 1986) was a Belgian violinist, considered by some to have been "one of the few truly great violin virtuosi of the twentieth century". He has been noted for having a "consistently beautiful tone and flawless intonation". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Grumiaux has received more than 175,065 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 24 in 2019). Arthur Grumiaux is the 522nd most popular musician (down from 389th in 2019), the 303rd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 219th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Belgian Musician.

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Among musicians, Arthur Grumiaux ranks 522 out of 3,175Before him are Sonny Boy Williamson I, Carlos Puebla, Bernie Taupin, Jason Newsted, James Taylor, and Maurice White. After him are Grace Slick, Chris Martin, Verivery, Wes Montgomery, Joey DeMaio, and Bobby McFerrin.

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Among people born in 1921, Arthur Grumiaux ranks 138Before him are Lidia Gueiler Tejada, Jean Behra, Darío Moreno, Géza Anda, Anne Golon, and Wolfgang Lotz. After him are Malcolm Arnold, Georgy Beregovoy, P. V. Narasimha Rao, Giovanni Benelli, Angelo Dundee, and Robert Brown. Among people deceased in 1986, Arthur Grumiaux ranks 91Before him are Gia Carangi, Henri Toivonen, Gabdulkhay Akhatov, Mart Stam, Phil Lynott, and Jacques Henri Lartigue. After him are Nicholas Kaldor, Princess Yolanda of Savoy, Elisabeth Bergner, Pierre Fournier, Léopold Szondi, and Ding Ling.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Arthur Grumiaux ranks 303 out of 1,190Before him are Jean Bolland (1596), Gustave de Molinari (1819), Michiel Coxie (1499), Arnold Geulincx (1624), Peter Snayers (1592), and William of Moerbeke (1215). After him are Frans Janssens (1945), Stradanus (1523), James Weddell (1787), Odilon Polleunis (1943), Claude Piron (1931), and Gothelo I, Duke of Lorraine (967).

Among MUSICIANS In Belgium

Among musicians born in Belgium, Arthur Grumiaux ranks 3Before him are Django Reinhardt (1910), and Toots Thielemans (1922). After him are Brian Molko (1972), Sigiswald Kuijken (1944), Adrien-François Servais (1807), Bobbejaan Schoepen (1925), André Cluytens (1905), Francis Goya (1946), Arthur De Greef (1862), Gotye (1980), and Lost Frequencies (1993).