Arthur Rubinstein

1887 - 1982

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Arthur Rubinstein KBE OMRI (Polish: Artur Rubinstein; 28 January 1887 – 20 December 1982) was a Polish-American pianist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest pianists of all time. He received international acclaim for his performances of the music written by a variety of composers and many regard him as one of the greatest Chopin interpreters of his time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Rubinstein has received more than 1,453,914 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Arthur Rubinstein is the 31st most popular musician (down from 24th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Poland (down from 28th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Polish Musician.

Arthur Rubinstein was a Polish-American pianist who was most famous for his interpretations of Chopin.

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Among musicians, Arthur Rubinstein ranks 31 out of 3,175Before him are Eric Clapton, Leopold Mozart, Scatman John, Brian May, Roger Waters, and Maurice Gibb. After him are Pete Townshend, Alexander Glazunov, Frank Zappa, Keith Richards, Giuseppe Tartini, and Sting.

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Among people born in 1887, Arthur Rubinstein ranks 12Before him are Erich von Manstein, Charles I of Austria, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Padre Pio, Ernst Röhm, and Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk. After him are Jozef Tiso, Bernard Montgomery, Wilhelm Canaris, Juan Gris, Vidkun Quisling, and Chūichi Nagumo. Among people deceased in 1982, Arthur Rubinstein ranks 10Before him are Ayn Rand, Romy Schneider, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Fonda, Carl Orff, and Roman Jakobson. After him are Philip K. Dick, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Anna Freud, Vasily Chuikov, and Erving Goffman.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Arthur Rubinstein ranks 44 out of 1,694Before him are Kurt Lewin (1890), Christian Wolff (1679), Vladislaus II of Hungary (1456), Irena Sendler (1910), Otto Stern (1888), and Bronisław Malinowski (1884). After him are Casimir Funk (1884), Rudolf Clausius (1822), Rudolf Virchow (1821), Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768), Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), and Casimir III the Great (1310).

Among MUSICIANS In Poland

Among musicians born in Poland, Arthur Rubinstein ranks 2Before him are Władysław Szpilman (1911). After him are Henryk Wieniawski (1835), Wanda Landowska (1879), Henryk Szeryng (1918), Artur Schnabel (1882), Krystian Zimerman (1956), Theodor Leschetizky (1830), Josef Hofmann (1876), Christoph Eschenbach (1940), Bronisław Huberman (1882), and Julian Fontana (1810).