Evald Aav

1900 - 1939

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Evald Aav (7 March [O.S. 22 February] 1900 – 21 March 1939) was an Estonian composer born in Tallinn, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire. He studied music composition there with Artur Kapp and wrote primarily vocal music to words in the Estonian language. In 1928 he composed the first national Estonian opera, Vikerlased (The Vikings). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Evald Aav has received more than 25,687 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Evald Aav is the 598th most popular composer (down from 505th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Estonia (down from 34th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Composer.

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Among composers, Evald Aav ranks 598 out of 1,216Before him are Hermann Abendroth, Miki Matsubara, Tommaso Traetta, Adolf von Henselt, Niccolò Antonio Zingarelli, and Luis de Pablo. After him are Princess Maria Antonia Koháry, Spyridon Samaras, Hermann Scherchen, Manos Hatzidakis, Jean Absil, and Kurt Atterberg.

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Among people born in 1900, Evald Aav ranks 112Before him are Ernst Krenek, Marc Allégret, James Hilton, Fritz London, René Crevel, and Xavier Cugat. After him are Oskar Fischinger, Ibrahim Abboud, Lidia Ruslanova, Victor Young, Bluma Zeigarnik, and Catherine Hessling. Among people deceased in 1939, Evald Aav ranks 60Before him are Harvey Cushing, Oscar Milosz, Havelock Ellis, Archibald Leitch, Johann Strauss III, and Yevgeny Miller. After him are Arthur Rackham, S. S. Van Dine, Xu Shichang, Ma Rainey, Max Skladanowsky, and Kyōka Izumi.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Evald Aav ranks 46 out of 310Before him are Jüri Lossmann (1891), Hermann von Keyserling (1880), Leonid Kulik (1883), Andrus Ansip (1956), Otto Wilhelm von Struve (1819), and Alfred Schmidt (1898). After him are Marie Under (1883), Jüri Tamm (1957), George Hackenschmidt (1877), Karl Ernst Claus (1796), Friedrich Martens (1845), and Aleksander Klumberg (1899).

Among COMPOSERS In Estonia

Among composers born in Estonia, Evald Aav ranks 2Before him are Arvo Pärt (1935). After him are Veljo Tormis (1930), Eduard Tubin (1905), Heino Eller (1887), Käbi Laretei (1922), Alexei Lvov (1798), Juhan Aavik (1884), Ester Mägi (1922), Artur Kapp (1878), Rudolf Tobias (1873), and Artur Lemba (1885).