Dmitry Kabalevsky

1904 - 1986

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Dmitry Borisovich Kabalevsky (Russian: Дми́трий Бори́сович Кабале́вский listen ; 30 December [O.S. 17 December] 1904 – 14 February 1987) was a Soviet composer and teacher of Russian gentry descent.He helped set up the Union of Soviet Composers in Moscow and remained one of its leading figures during his lifetime. He was a prolific composer of piano music and chamber music; many of his piano works were performed by Vladimir Horowitz. He is best known in Western Europe for his Second Symphony, the "Comedians' Galop" from The Comedians Suite, Op. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dmitry Kabalevsky has received more than 225,504 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Dmitry Kabalevsky is the 172nd most popular composer (down from 154th in 2019), the 221st most popular biography from Russia (down from 190th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Russian Composer.

Dmitry Kabalevsky is most famous for composing pieces of music.

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Among composers, Dmitry Kabalevsky ranks 172 out of 1,228Before him are Ferruccio Busoni, Johann Stamitz, Philippe de Vitry, Michael Haydn, John Barry, and Adrian Willaert. After him are Max Reger, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Louis Spohr, Bohuslav Martinů, and Siegfried Wagner.

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Among people born in 1904, Dmitry Kabalevsky ranks 30Before him are Hans Albert Einstein, Joan Crawford, Glenn Miller, Odilo Globočnik, Hans Morgenthau, and Ernst Mayr. After him are Willem de Kooning, Witold Gombrowicz, Luis Carrero Blanco, Alejo Carpentier, Antonín Novotný, and Nikolai Ostrovsky. Among people deceased in 1986, Dmitry Kabalevsky ranks 23Before him are Benny Goodman, Celâl Bayar, Urho Kekkonen, Albert Szent-Györgyi, L. Ron Hubbard, and Vincente Minnelli. After him are Erich Koch, Georgia O'Keeffe, Leonid Kantorovich, Georges Dumézil, Chiune Sugihara, and Alva Myrdal.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Dmitry Kabalevsky ranks 221 out of 2,688Before him are Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853), Vasily Smyslov (1921), Vladimir Vernadsky (1863), Bruno Taut (1880), Natalia Goncharova (1881), and Vasily Blyukher (1889). After him are Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (1883), Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891), Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Ivan I of Moscow (1288), Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia (1895), and Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (1928).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Dmitry Kabalevsky ranks 11Before him are Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), Alexander Borodin (1833), Alexander Scriabin (1871), Mikhail Glinka (1804), and Mily Balakirev (1837). After him are Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (1883), Alfred Schnittke (1934), Sofia Gubaidulina (1931), Otto Nicolai (1810), Anton Arensky (1861), and Sergei Taneyev (1856).