Charles Mackerras

1925 - 2010

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Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras (; 17 November 1925 – 14 July 2010) was an Australian conductor. He was an authority on the operas of Janáček and Mozart, and the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. He was long associated with the English National Opera (and its predecessor) and Welsh National Opera and was the first Australian chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Mackerras has received more than 108,327 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Charles Mackerras is the 80th most popular conductor (down from 72nd in 2019), the 5,747th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,279th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Conductor.

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Among conductors, Charles Mackerras ranks 80 out of 97Before him are Paavo Järvi, Paul Paray, Henry Wood, Grzegorz Fitelberg, Gustavo Dudamel, and Esa-Pekka Salonen. After him are Valery Khalilov, Adrian Boult, Eri Klas, Daniele Gatti, Willem Kes, and Tomás Bretón.

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Among people born in 1925, Charles Mackerras ranks 283Before him are Fritz Laband, Maria Tallchief, David A. Huffman, Elisabeth Domitien, Yury Trifonov, and Gwen Verdon. After him are Amparo Rivelles, Iwao Takamoto, Charlie Byrd, Ofelya Hambardzumyan, Antonio Puchades, and Art Buchwald. Among people deceased in 2010, Charles Mackerras ranks 235Before him are Geoffrey Burbidge, Shirley Verrett, Anneliese Rothenberger, Azzeddine Laraki, Roy Ward Baker, and Tomás Eloy Martínez. After him are Herb Ellis, Farooq Leghari, Trevor Taylor, Ingrid Pitt, Olga Guillot, and Brita Borg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Mackerras ranks 5,747 out of 15,968Before him are Deirdre McCloskey (1942), L. Scott Caldwell (1950), Jerry Van Dyke (1931), Anna Sui (1952), Denis Leary (1957), and Lawrence M. Krauss (1954). After him are Jessica Capshaw (1976), William Gibson (1914), Herb Ellis (1921), Jacob Epstein (1880), Franchot Tone (1905), and Leslie Mann (1972).

Among CONDUCTORS In United States

Among conductors born in United States, Charles Mackerras ranks 4Before him are Herbert Blomstedt (1927), John Philip Sousa (1854), and James Levine (1943). After him are Arthur Fiedler (1894).