Dimitri Tiomkin

1894 - 1979

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Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (Russian: Дмитрий Зиновьевич Тёмкин, Dmitrij Zinov'evič Tjomkin, Ukrainian: Дмитро́ Зино́війович Тьо́мкін, Dmytro Zynoviyovyč Tomkin) (May 10, 1894 – November 11, 1979) was a Russian-born American film composer and conductor. Classically trained in St. Petersburg, Russia 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, 55 Days at Peking, Gunfight at the O.K. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dimitri Tiomkin has received more than 400,256 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Dimitri Tiomkin is the 295th most popular composer (up from 389th in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 176th in 2019) and the 4th 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 295 out of 1,228Before him are Engelbert Humperdinck, Georg Böhm, Francesco Geminiani, Heinrich Isaac, Pierre De Geyter, and Sergei Taneyev. After him are Hugo Alfvén, Samuel Scheidt, Luca Marenzio, Reynaldo Hahn, Pietro Della Valle, and Angelo Badalamenti.

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Among people born in 1894, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 51Before him are Sergey Ilyushin, Nazli Sabri, Leo Kanner, Tivadar Soros, Walter Brennan, and Edogawa Ranpo. After him are André Kertész, Bessie Smith, Lothar von Richthofen, Kōnosuke Matsushita, Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, and Ernst Lindemann. Among people deceased in 1979, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 43Before him are Edvard Kardelj, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Feodor Lynen, Pier Luigi Nervi, and Giulio Natta. After him are Nicholas Ray, Louis Chiron, Conrad Hilton, Mamie Eisenhower, Yukio Tsuda, and Stein Rokkan.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 138 out of 913Before him are Otto Preminger (1905), Shvarn (1230), Kunigunda of Halych (1245), Nikolai Ryzhkov (1929), Boris Savinkov (1879), and Anastasia of Kiev (1023). After him are Władysław Tarnowski (1836), Alfred Redl (1864), Serge Lifar (1904), Richard von Mises (1883), Ida Rubinstein (1883), and Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Dimitri Tiomkin ranks 4Before him are Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Reinhold Glière (1874), and Karol Szymanowski (1882). After him are Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), Wojciech Kilar (1932), Franz Doppler (1821), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Ciprian Porumbescu (1853), Igor Markevitch (1912), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), and Maxim Berezovsky (1745).