Clara Rockmore

1911 - 1998

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Clara Reisenberg Rockmore (9 March 1911 – 10 May 1998) was a Lithuanian classical violin prodigy and a virtuoso performer of the theremin, an electronic musical instrument. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clara Rockmore has received more than 1,046,918 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Clara Rockmore is the 335th most popular musician (up from 494th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Lithuania (up from 49th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Lithuanian Musician.

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Among musicians, Clara Rockmore ranks 335 out of 2,675Before her are Valery Gergiev, Ken Hensley, Tony Allen, Tiësto, Alice Herz-Sommer, and Nikolai Kapustin. After her are Steve Vai, John Entwistle, Jacob Gade, Dave Murray, Roger Whittaker, and Robby Krieger.

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Among people born in 1911, Clara Rockmore ranks 72Before her are Dieter Wisliceny, Danny Kaye, Jussi Björling, Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza, Qian Xuesen, and David Seymour. After her are Lee J. Cobb, Luis Walter Alvarez, Alfonso García Robles, Elizabeth Bishop, Ishirō Honda, and Mahalia Jackson. Among people deceased in 1998, Clara Rockmore ranks 59Before her are Agostino Casaroli, Maria Reiche, Jerome Robbins, Verner Panton, Haxhi Lleshi, and Benjamin Spock. After her are Kenichi Fukui, Marie-Louise von Franz, Remo Giazotto, Carl Perkins, Zlatko Čajkovski, and Don Taylor.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Clara Rockmore ranks 38 out of 235Before her are Leo Jogiches (1867), Andrew Schally (1926), Aaron Klug (1926), Gabriel Narutowicz (1865), Jacques Lipchitz (1891), and Alexander Berkman (1870). After her are Moshe Arens (1925), Leopold Godowsky (1870), Jonas Mekas (1922), Janusz Radziwiłł (1612), Sophia of Lithuania (1371), and Boris Skossyreff (1896).

Among MUSICIANS In Lithuania

Among musicians born in Lithuania, Clara Rockmore ranks 2Before her are Jascha Heifetz (1901). After her are Leopold Godowsky (1870), Vernon Duke (1903), Julian Rachlin (1974), and Alina Orlova (1988).