Arvo Pärt

1935 - Today

Arvo Pärt

Arvo Pärt (Estonian pronunciation: [ˈɑrvo ˈpært]; born 11 September 1935) is an Estonian composer of classical and religious music. Since the late 1970s, Pärt has worked in a minimalist style that employs his self-invented compositional technique, tintinnabuli. Pärt's music is in part inspired by Gregorian chant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arvo Pärt has received more than 977,989 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 78th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Arvo Pärt ranks 78 out of 1,008Before him are Gabriel Fauré, Alexander Scriabin, John Cage, John Williams, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, and Luigi Boccherini. After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo, César Franck, Alban Berg, Leonard Bernstein, Nino Rota, and Carl Czerny.

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Among people born in 1935, Arvo Pärt ranks 12Before him are Salman of Saudi Arabia, José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Hussein of Jordan, and Julie Andrews. After him are Donald Sutherland, Kenzaburō Ōe, Françoise Sagan, Bibi Andersson, Luis Suárez, and Erich von Däniken.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Arvo Pärt ranks 3 out of 181Before him are Catherine I of Russia (1684) and Alfred Rosenberg (1893). After him are Emil Lenz (1804), Karl Ernst von Baer (1792), Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (1778), Lennart Meri (1929), Wolfgang Köhler (1887), Konstantin Päts (1874), Louis Kahn (1901), Arnold Rüütel (1928), and Paul Keres (1916).