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 1,080,435 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Clara Rockmore is the 549th most popular musician (down from 335th in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 38th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Clara Rockmore ranks 549 out of 2,662Before her are Oliver Dragojević, Bulbul, Avicii, Antonio Bazzini, Jeff Porcaro, and Matt Cameron. After her are Baden Powell, Arkady Luxemburg, The Edge, Armando Manzanero, Nick Simper, and Gene Krupa.

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Among people born in 1911, Clara Rockmore ranks 109Before her are Franz Binder, Jehan Alain, Infanta María Cristina of Spain, Birger Ruud, Simone Simon, and Annie M. G. Schmidt. After her are Randolph Churchill, Alfredo Foni, Joe Rosenthal, Hans von Ohain, Renato Guttuso, and Mikhail Yangel. Among people deceased in 1998, Clara Rockmore ranks 98Before her are Birger Ruud, Shinichi Suzuki, Nguyễn Văn Linh, Lucio Battisti, Vladimir Demikhov, and Richard Hamming. After her are Hans von Ohain, Archie Moore, Slava Metreveli, Nino Ferrer, Aymoré Moreira, and Barry Goldwater.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Clara Rockmore ranks 58 out of 287Before her are Sophia of Lithuania (1371), Antanas Merkys (1887), Antoni Radziwiłł (1775), Hermann Sudermann (1857), Jonas Basanavičius (1851), and Laurence Harvey (1928). After her are Simon Dach (1605), Stanisław Bułak-Bałachowicz (1883), Bluma Zeigarnik (1900), Donatas Banionis (1924), Teresa Żylis-Gara (1930), and George Maciunas (1931).

Among MUSICIANS In Lithuania

Among musicians born in Lithuania, Clara Rockmore ranks 3Before her are Jascha Heifetz (1901) and Leopold Godowsky (1870). After her are Vlado Perlemuter (1904), Julian Rachlin (1974), and Alina Orlova (1988).