Carlos Kleiber

1930 - 2004

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Carlos Kleiber (3 July 1930 – 13 July 2004) was a German-born Austrian conductor, who is widely regarded as among the greatest conductors of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Kleiber has received more than 352,177 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Carlos Kleiber is the 144th most popular musician (down from 130th in 2019), the 710th most popular biography from Germany (down from 652nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular German Musician.

Carlos Kleiber is most famous for his work with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bavarian State Opera. He was known for his interpretations of Beethoven, Wagner, and Strauss.

Memorability Metrics

  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Carlos Kleibers by language

Over the past year Carlos Kleiber has had the most page views in the with 38,449 views, followed by Italian (35,756), and Japanese (28,348). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (109.43%), Italian (89.80%), and Serbian (56.53%)


Among musicians, Carlos Kleiber ranks 144 out of 3,175Before him are Cliff Richard, Nikki Sixx, Malcolm Young, Maria João Pires, Caetano Veloso, and Bill Evans. After him are Ray Manzarek, Benny Goodman, Chris Slade, Tony Iommi, Hans von Bülow, and Compay Segundo.

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Among people born in 1930, Carlos Kleiber ranks 51Before him are Derek Walcott, Félix Guattari, Lorin Maazel, Robert Wagner, Jean Rochefort, and Armin Mueller-Stahl. After him are Jerome Isaac Friedman, Leon Cooper, Adunis, Moustapha Akkad, Yves Chauvin, and Tippi Hedren. Among people deceased in 2004, Carlos Kleiber ranks 28Before him are Helmut Newton, Maurice Wilkins, Renata Tebaldi, Stieg Larsson, Laura Branigan, and Leônidas. After him are Ingrid Thulin, Sune Bergström, Estée Lauder, Julius Axelrod, Thomas Klestil, and Jerry Goldsmith.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carlos Kleiber ranks 710 out of 7,253Before him are Georg Büchner (1813), Louis Spohr (1784), Max Wolf (1863), Kurt Meyer (1910), Guillaume Henri Dufour (1787), and Artur Axmann (1913). After him are Hermann Cohen (1842), Thomas Anders (1963), Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (1722), Johann Bayer (1572), Alfred Hugenberg (1865), and Kurt Schwitters (1887).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Carlos Kleiber ranks 5Before him are Clara Schumann (1819), Leopold Mozart (1719), Till Lindemann (1963), and Frank Farian (1941). After him are Hans von Bülow (1830), James Last (1929), Klaus Nomi (1944), Rudolf Schenker (1948), Wilhelm Kempff (1895), André Previn (1929), and Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806).