Eri Klas

1939 - 2016

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Eri Klas (7 June 1939 – 26 February 2016) was an Estonian conductor. He was born in Tallinn.Klas mainly worked in the Nordic scene, but might be best remembered for his work leading the now defunct Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eri Klas has received more than 30,633 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Eri Klas is the 83rd most popular conductor (down from 67th in 2019), the 126th most popular biography from Estonia (down from 93rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Estonian Conductor.

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Among conductors, Eri Klas ranks 83 out of 97Before him are Grzegorz Fitelberg, Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Charles Mackerras, Valery Khalilov, and Adrian Boult. After him are Daniele Gatti, Willem Kes, Tomás Bretón, Georg Schnéevoigt, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, and Kirill Petrenko.

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Among people born in 1939, Eri Klas ranks 332Before him are Egon Zimmermann, Ernie Davis, Alessandra Panaro, Günter Bernard, Ivan Vutsov, and Dieter Quester. After him are Eduard Mudrik, Veniamin Soldatenko, David Ray Griffin, Laila Kinnunen, Jorge Toro, and Mike Farrell. Among people deceased in 2016, Eri Klas ranks 297Before him are Hermann Kant, Anita Brookner, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Martin Lundström, Giorgio Albertazzi, and Slobodan Santrač. After him are Elizabeth Roemer, José Parra Martínez, Adolf Born, Richard Davalos, Alice Drummond, and Luis Alberto Monge.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Eri Klas ranks 126 out of 276Before him are Jaan Kikkas (1892), Adalberts Bubenko (1910), Eino Tamberg (1930), Knudåge Riisager (1897), Ester Mägi (1922), and Artur Lemba (1885). After him are Vladas Mikėnas (1910), Uku Masing (1909), Voldemar Väli (1903), Ilmar Kullam (1922), Jaak Lipso (1940), and Osvald Käpp (1905).

Among CONDUCTORS In Estonia

Among conductors born in Estonia, Eri Klas ranks 2Before him are Paavo Järvi (1962).