Dmitry Bortniansky

1751 - 1825

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Dmitry Stepanovich Bortniansky (28 October 1751 – 10 October [O.S. 28 September] 1825) was a Russian Imperial composer of Ukrainian Cossack origin. He was also a harpsichordist and conductor who served at the court of Catherine the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dmitry Bortniansky has received more than 115,255 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Dmitry Bortniansky is the 230th most popular composer (up from 263rd in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 122nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Ukrainian Composer.

Dmitry Bortniansky is most famous for his work in the field of Russian literature. He is credited with introducing the poetry of Pushkin to the Russian public.

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Among composers, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 230 out of 1,451Before him are Johann Ambrosius Bach, Henri Vieuxtemps, Gaspare Spontini, John Field, Eduard Künneke, and Giacomo Carissimi. After him are Sofia Gubaidulina, Luigi Nono, William Byrd, Mykola Leontovych, Antonio Caldara, and Stanisław Moniuszko.

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Among people born in 1751, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 9Before him are Maria Anna Mozart, Maria Luisa of Parma, Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, and Ferdinand, Duke of Parma. After him are Emanuel Schikaneder, Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange, George Shaw, Heinrich Füger, and Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz. Among people deceased in 1825, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 11Before him are Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Eli Whitney, Pauline Bonaparte, Jean Paul, and Henry Fuseli. After him are Laskarina Bouboulina, Vivant Denon, Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Mikhail Miloradovich, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, and Johann Friedrich Pfaff.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 123 out of 1,365Before him are Mikhail Ostrogradsky (1801), Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904), Alexander Dovzhenko (1894), Otto Preminger (1905), Milla Jovovich (1975), and Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski (1895). After him are Vladimir Arnold (1937), Emil Gilels (1916), Anatoly Lunacharsky (1875), Nikolai Tikhonov (1905), Sviatopolk II of Kiev (1050), and Alexander Samsonov (1859).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 5Before him are Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Stefania Turkewich (1898), Reinhold Glière (1874), and Karol Szymanowski (1882). After him are Dimitri Tiomkin (1894), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), Wojciech Kilar (1932), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Igor Markevitch (1912), Boris Lyatoshinsky (1894), and Maxim Berezovsky (1745).