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Dimitri Tiomkin

1894 - 1979

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Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894 – November 11, 1979) was a Russian-born 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 542,744 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Dimitri Tiomkin is the 353rd most popular composer (down from 295th in 2019), the 181st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 138th 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 353 out of 1,216Before him are Karl Richter, Louis Marchand, Carl Loewe, Elmer Bernstein, Luigi Dallapiccola, and Johann Adam Reincken. After him are Michel Richard Delalande, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Georg Muffat, Michael Nyman, Johann Kuhnau, and Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska.

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Among people born in 1894, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 60Before him are Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, Bessie Smith, André Kertész, Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Walter Brennan, and Anton Mussert. After him are Walter Warlimont, Hans Langsdorff, Friedrich Ebert Jr., Wilhelm Schepmann, Américo Tomás, and King Vidor. Among people deceased in 1979, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 52Before him are Abul A'la Maududi, Mamie Eisenhower, Conrad Hilton, Teruo Nakamura, Konstantin Simonov, and Dhyan Chand. After him are Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Charles Mingus, Yuen Siu-tien, Alfredo Ottaviani, Rudi Dutschke, and Charles W. Morris.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 181 out of 1,083Before him are Tamara Press (1937), Alexander Rutskoy (1947), Mstislav II of Kiev (1200), Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873), Eupraxia of Kiev (1071), and Igor Oistrakh (1931). After him are Bion of Borysthenes (-325), Paul Muni (1895), Angelica Balabanoff (1878), Konstanty Ostrogski (1460), Yaropolk II of Kiev (1082), and Kirill Moskalenko (1902).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 6Before him are Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Karol Szymanowski (1882), Reinhold Glière (1874), Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), and Stefania Turkewich (1898). After him are Wojciech Kilar (1932), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Igor Markevitch (1912), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), Franz Doppler (1821), and Ciprian Porumbescu (1853).