Einojuhani Rautavaara

1928 - 2016

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Einojuhani Rautavaara (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈei̯nojuhɑni ˈrɑu̯tɑʋɑːrɑ] (listen); 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 259,209 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Einojuhani Rautavaara is the 449th most popular composer (down from 394th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Finland (down from 50th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Finnish Composer.

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Among composers, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 449 out of 1,228Before him are Grażyna Bacewicz, Wojciech Kilar, Johann Georg Pisendel, Johannes Ciconia, Hans Pfitzner, and Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska. After him are Johann Ludwig Bach, Józef Elsner, Franz Schreker, Franz Doppler, James Newton Howard, and Gershon Kingsley.

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Among people born in 1928, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 127Before him are Yaacov Agam, Bob Cousy, José Bonaparte, Georgy Dobrovolsky, Lorna Wing, and Fumihiko Maki. After him are Cécile Aubry, Cannonball Adderley, Mihály Lantos, Dick York, Fidel Ramos, and Adrian Frutiger. Among people deceased in 2016, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 102Before him are Thorbjörn Fälldin, Michu Meszaros, Mohamed Abdelaziz, Ernst Nolte, Richard Adams, and Maurice White. After him are Yves Bonnefoy, Isao Tomita, Michael Massee, Neville Marriner, Paul Elvstrøm, and Claude Gensac.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Einojuhani Rautavaara ranks 61 out of 509Before him are Wäinö Aaltonen (1894), Aino Aalto (1894), Lasse Virén (1949), Tarja Turunen (1977), Ville Ritola (1896), and Ilmari Juutilainen (1914). After him are Ernst Linder (1868), Eino Leino (1878), Liisi Oterma (1915), Antti Aarne (1867), Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt (1757), and Henri Toivonen (1956).

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), Erkki Aaltonen (1910), Leevi Madetoja (1887), Martin Wegelius (1846), Toivo Kuula (1883), Kalevi Aho (1949), and Magnus Lindberg (1958).