COMPOSER

Astor Piazzolla

1921 - 1992

Astor Piazzolla

Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla (Spanish pronunciation: [pjaˈsola], Italian pronunciation: [pjatˈtsɔlla]; March 11, 1921 – July 4, 1992) was an Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player, and arranger. His oeuvre revolutionized the traditional tango into a new style termed nuevo tango, incorporating elements from jazz and classical music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Astor Piazzolla has received more than 592,319 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 60th most popular composer.

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  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.27

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Astor Piazzolla ranks 60 out of 1,008Before him are Guido of Arezzo, Erik Satie, Aram Khachaturian, Alexander Borodin, Arnold Schoenberg, and Henry Purcell. After him are Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, George Gershwin, Charles Gounod, Dieterich Buxtehude, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, and Johann Pachelbel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1921, Astor Piazzolla ranks 4Before him are Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Alexander Dubček, and Charles Bronson. After him are Andrei Sakharov, Stanisław Lem, John Rawls, Suharto, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Yves Montand, Michael I of Romania, and Fawzia Fuad of Egypt. Among people deceased in 1992, Astor Piazzolla ranks 8Before him are Isaac Asimov, Willy Brandt, Alexander Dubček, Friedrich Hayek, Grace Hopper, and Menachem Begin. After him are Francis Bacon, John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, Mikhail Tal, Benny Hill, and Anthony Perkins.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Astor Piazzolla ranks 9 out of 659Before him are Jorge Luis Borges (1899), Eva Perón (1919), Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926), Diego Maradona (1960), Juan Perón (1895), and Juan Manuel Fangio (1911). After him are Martha Argerich (1941), Lionel Messi (1987), Isabel Martínez de Perón (1931), Jorge Rafael Videla (1925), José de San Martín (1778), and Daniel Barenboim (1942).