Dimitri Tiomkin

1894 - 1979

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Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894 – November 11, 1979) was a Russian and American film composer and conductor. Classically trained in Saint Petersburg before the Bolshevik Revolution, he moved to Berlin and then New York City after the Russian Revolution. In 1929, after the stock market crash, he moved to Hollywood, where he became best known for his scores for Western films, including Duel in the Sun, Red River, High Noon, The Big Sky, Gunfight at the O.K. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dimitri Tiomkin has received more than 620,151 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Dimitri Tiomkin is the 262nd most popular composer (up from 355th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 180th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Ukrainian Composer.

Dimitri Tiomkin is most famous for composing the score for "High Noon" in 1952.

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Among composers, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 262 out of 1,451Before him are Franz Xaver Gruber, Irving Berlin, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Antonia Brico, Johann Christoph Bach, and Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov. After him are Johann Mattheson, Carl Friedrich Abel, Fromental Halévy, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Hanns Eisler, and Engelbert Humperdinck.

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Among people born in 1894, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 46Before him are Josef von Sternberg, Sergey Ilyushin, Paul Blobel, Elisabeth of Romania, Norman Rockwell, and Aino Aalto. After him are Lothar von Richthofen, V. V. Giri, Walter Brennan, André Kertész, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger, and Bessie Smith. Among people deceased in 1979, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 41Before him are Ernst Chain, Peggy Guggenheim, Dhyan Chand, Giulio Natta, Edvard Kardelj, and Francisco Macías Nguema. After him are Mamie Eisenhower, Abul A'la Maududi, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Ali Hassan Salameh, Rudi Dutschke, and Charles Mingus.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 137 out of 1,365Before him are Semion Mogilevich (1946), Roald Hoffmann (1937), Anastasia of Kiev (1023), Mikhail Kirponos (1892), Sviatoslav II of Kiev (1027), and Jacob Frank (1726). After him are Stanisław Żółkiewski (1547), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), Shvarn (1230), and Ephraim Katzir (1916).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 6Before him are Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Stefania Turkewich (1898), Reinhold Glière (1874), Karol Szymanowski (1882), and Dmitry Bortniansky (1751). After him are Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), Wojciech Kilar (1932), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Igor Markevitch (1912), Boris Lyatoshinsky (1894), and Maxim Berezovsky (1745).