Dmitry Bortniansky

1751 - 1825

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Dmitry Stepanovich Bortniansky (Russian: Дмитрий Степанович Бортнянский listen ; Ukrainian: Дмитро Степанович Бортнянський, romanized: Dmytro Stepanovych Bortnianskyi; alternative transcriptions of names are Dmitri Bortnianskii, and Bortnyansky; 28 October 1751, in Glukhov – 10 October [O.S. 28 September] 1825, in St. Petersburg) was a Russian and Ukrainian composer, harpsichordist and conductor who served at the court of Catherine the Great. Bortniansky was critical to the musical history of both Ukraine and Russia, with both nations claiming him as their own.Bortniansky, who has been compared to Palestrina, is known today for his liturgical works and prolific contributions to the genre of choral concertos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dmitry Bortniansky has received more than 66,837 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Dmitry Bortniansky is the 310th most popular composer (up from 315th in 2019), the 146th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 149th 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 310 out of 1,228Before him are Joseph Lanner, Karl Richter, Josef Mysliveček, Paul Abraham, Cipriano de Rore, and Antonio Soler. After him are François-Adrien Boieldieu, Ernst von Dohnányi, Gustave Charpentier, Ferdinand Ries, Irving Berlin, and Stanisław Moniuszko.

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Among people born in 1751, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 10Before him are Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Maria Luisa of Parma, Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, Emanuel Schikaneder, and Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia. After him are Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange, George Shaw, Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, Clement Mary Hofbauer, and Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein. Among people deceased in 1825, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 11Before him are Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Henry Fuseli, Jean Paul, Pauline Bonaparte, and Laskarina Bouboulina. After him are Vivant Denon, Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, Eli Whitney, Vladimir Borovikovsky, and Mikhail Miloradovich.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 146 out of 913Before him are Alfred Redl (1864), Serge Lifar (1904), Richard von Mises (1883), Ida Rubinstein (1883), Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873), and Borys Paton (1918). After him are Valentin Glushko (1908), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), David Bronstein (1924), Moshé Feldenkrais (1904), Roald Hoffmann (1937), and Heinrich Neuhaus (1888).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Dmitry Bortniansky ranks 5Before him are Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Reinhold Glière (1874), Karol Szymanowski (1882), and Dimitri Tiomkin (1894). After him are Wojciech Kilar (1932), Franz Doppler (1821), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Ciprian Porumbescu (1853), Igor Markevitch (1912), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), and Maxim Berezovsky (1745).