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Arthur Nikisch

1855 - 1922

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Arthur Nikisch (12 October 1855 – 23 January 1922) was a Hungarian conductor who performed internationally, holding posts in Boston, London, Leipzig and—most importantly—Berlin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Nikisch has received more than 90,538 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Arthur Nikisch is the 257th most popular musician (up from 267th in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 122nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Hungarian Musician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among musicians, Arthur Nikisch ranks 257 out of 2,662Before him are Lars Ulrich, Paul Wittgenstein, Wanda Landowska, Ian Curtis, Sonny Rollins, and Art Blakey. After him are John Zorn, Fats Domino, Friedrich Gulda, Peter Tosh, Sia, and Leonid Kogan.

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Among people born in 1855, Arthur Nikisch ranks 15Before him are Percival Lowell, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Paul Deschanel, Ned Kelly, Robert de Montesquiou, and Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal. After him are Robert Koldewey, Paul-Jacques Curie, Georges Rodenbach, Axel Paulsen, Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and Živojin Mišić. Among people deceased in 1922, Arthur Nikisch ranks 36Before him are Ōkuma Shigenobu, Gabriel Narutowicz, Catherine Dolgorukov, Mori Ōgai, Velimir Khlebnikov, and Camille Jordan. After him are Edmund Leighton, Giovanni Verga, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Hermann Alexander Diels, John William Godward, and Pandita Ramabai.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Arthur Nikisch ranks 129 out of 866Before him are Max Nordau (1849), Aurel Stein (1862), Imi Lichtenfeld (1910), Peter Delyan (1009), Miklós Jancsó (1921), and Marcel Grossmann (1878). After him are Mária Telkes (1900), László Papp (1926), George I Rákóczi (1593), Leopold Auer (1845), André Kertész (1894), and László Sólyom (1942).

Among MUSICIANS In Hungary

Among musicians born in Hungary, Arthur Nikisch ranks 2Before him are György Cziffra (1921). After him are Leopold Auer (1845), Géza Anda (1921), Rezső Seress (1889), András Schiff (1953), Eugene Ormandy (1899), Annie Fischer (1914), Tommy Ramone (1949), Carl Flesch (1873), Jenő Hubay (1858), and Gábor Szabó (1936).