Claudio Arrau

1903 - 1991

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Claudio Arrau León (Spanish: [ˈklawðjo aˈraw]; February 6, 1903 – June 9, 1991) was a Chilean pianist known for his interpretations of a vast repertoire spanning the baroque to 20th-century composers, especially Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and Brahms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claudio Arrau has received more than 314,295 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Claudio Arrau is the 150th most popular musician (up from 157th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Chile (down from 10th in 2019) and the most popular Chilean Musician.

Claudio Arrau is a Chilean pianist who became famous for his interpretations of the music of Franz Liszt, Beethoven, and Schubert.

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Among musicians, Claudio Arrau ranks 150 out of 2,675Before him are Quincy Jones, Don Cherry, Joe Hisaishi, Bono, Ludovico Einaudi, and Jacqueline du Pré. After him are Cyndi Lauper, Keith Jarrett, James Hetfield, Chick Corea, Vladimir Ashkenazy, and Willie Nelson.

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Among people born in 1903, Claudio Arrau ranks 42Before him are Irène Némirovsky, Mustafa Barzani, Fahri Korutürk, Igor Kurchatov, Matthias Sindelar, and Tunku Abdul Rahman. After him are Eliot Ness, Bruno Bettelheim, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, Julius Fučík, John Vincent Atanasoff, and Empress Kōjun. Among people deceased in 1991, Claudio Arrau ranks 30Before him are Marcel Lefebvre, Max Frisch, Oona O'Neill, Rajiv Gandhi, Henri Lefebvre, and Ragnar Granit. After him are Stan Getz, Gunnar Gren, Arno Breker, Jean Tinguely, Leo Fender, and Don Siegel.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Claudio Arrau ranks 11 out of 225Before him are Michelle Bachelet (1951), Víctor Jara (1932), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Luis Sepúlveda (1949), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), and Sebastián Piñera (1949). After him are Violeta Parra (1917), Patricio Aylwin (1918), Manuel Pellegrini (1953), Roberto Bolaño (1953), Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911), and Ricardo Lagos (1938).

Among MUSICIANS In Chile

Among musicians born in Chile, Claudio Arrau ranks 1After him are Violeta Parra (1917) and Tom Araya (1961).