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David Raksin

1912 - 2004

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David Raksin (August 4, 1912 – August 9, 2004) was an American composer who was noted for his work in film and television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Raksin has received more than 141,836 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. David Raksin is the 1,235th most popular composer (down from 1,097th in 2019), the 8,875th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,382nd in 2019) and the 94th most popular American Composer.

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  • 43.05

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  • 16

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  • 3.21

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  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, David Raksin ranks 1,235 out of 1,216Before him are Shivkumar Sharma, Alexandre Levy, Jocelyn Pook, Christopher Young, Toshio Hosokawa, and Georg Friedrich Haas. After him are Mark Mancina, Vincent Youmans, Vicente Amigo, John Wilbye, Earl Scruggs, and Peter Warlock.

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Among people born in 1912, David Raksin ranks 313Before him are Matthias Heidemann, Jadwiga Wajs, Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz, Richard Doll, Hermann Hansen, and Camilo Ponce Enríquez. After him are Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, Willibald Schmaus, Willy Bandholz, Otto Licha, John Le Mesurier, and Hilda Cameron. Among people deceased in 2004, David Raksin ranks 242Before him are Kristian Henriksen, Volodymyr Kaplychnyi, Bill Nicholson, Mikheil Korkia, Victor Argo, and Tesfaye Gebre Kidan. After him are Frances Dee, Carl Anderson, Robert Pastorelli, Raja Ramanna, Shirley Strickland, and Alexey Korneyev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Raksin ranks 8,875 out of 18,182Before him are Joan Leslie (1925), Hilary Hahn (1979), Charles Horton Peck (1833), Janet Lynn (1953), Chuck Peddle (1937), and Ava Max (1994). After him are Lloyd Nolan (1902), Charles Hartshorne (1897), Robert B. Sherman (1925), Martin Feldstein (1939), Robert Morse (1931), and Bob Orton Jr. (1950).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, David Raksin ranks 94Before him are Harry Warren (1893), John Debney (1956), Morten Lauridsen (1943), Virgil Thomson (1896), Lowell Mason (1792), and Christopher Young (1958). After him are Mark Mancina (1957), Vincent Youmans (1898), Earl Scruggs (1924), Joseph Lamb (1887), Howard Hanson (1896), and Vincent Persichetti (1915).