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Einojuhani Rautavaara

1928 - 2016

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Einojuhani Rautavaara (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈei̯nojuhɑni ˈrɑu̯tɑʋɑːrɑ] ; 9 October 1928 – 27 July 2016) was a Finnish composer of classical music. Among the most notable Finnish composers since Jean Sibelius (1865–1957), Rautavaara wrote a great number of works spanning various styles. These include eight symphonies, nine operas and twelve concertos, as well as numerous vocal and chamber works. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Einojuhani Rautavaara has received more than 332,486 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Einojuhani Rautavaara is the 471st most popular composer (down from 449th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Finland (down from 61st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Finnish Composer.

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.83

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 471 out of 1,216Before him are Johann Christoph Pepusch, Erwin Schulhoff, Bill Conti, Peter Cornelius, Paul Bowles, and Pavel Haas. After him are James Newton Howard, Vicente Martín y Soler, Henri Duparc, Antonio Sacchini, Luigi Rossi, and Carl Friedrich Zelter.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 131Before him are Petr Ginz, Frank Borman, Al Lettieri, Fred Rogers, Walter Tevis, and Fumihiko Maki. After him are Hans Blix, Nicolas Hayek, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Gerard Damiano, Mihály Lantos, and Seki Matsunaga. Among people deceased in 2016, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 108Before him are André Courrèges, Andrew Grove, Guy Hamilton, Yves Bonnefoy, Andrei Karlov, and Michu Meszaros. After him are Neville Marriner, Peter Shaffer, Maurice White, Ernst Nolte, Greg Lake, and Thorbjörn Fälldin.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 62 out of 642Before him are Jari Litmanen (1971), Väinö Linna (1920), Tarja Turunen (1977), Bernhard Crusell (1775), Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt (1757), and Fredrik Idestam (1838). After him are Wäinö Aaltonen (1894), Bengt Holmström (1949), Ville Ritola (1896), Ilmari Juutilainen (1914), Eino Leino (1878), and Peter Forsskål (1732).

Among COMPOSERS In Finland

Among composers born in Finland, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 3Before him are Jean Sibelius (1865) and Bernhard Crusell (1775). After him are Oskar Merikanto (1868), Kaija Saariaho (1952), Selim Palmgren (1878), Leevi Madetoja (1887), Erkki Aaltonen (1910), Martin Wegelius (1846), Toivo Kuula (1883), Kalevi Aho (1949), and Magnus Lindberg (1958).