Fritz Reiner

1888 - 1963

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Frederick Martin Reiner (Hungarian: Reiner Frigyes; December 19, 1888 – November 15, 1963) was an American conductor of opera and symphonic music in the twentieth century. Hungarian born and trained, he emigrated to the United States in 1922, where he rose to prominence as a conductor with several orchestras. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Reiner has received more than 216,140 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Fritz Reiner is the 28th most popular conductor (up from 34th in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Hungary (up from 201st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Hungarian Conductor.

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Among conductors, Fritz Reiner ranks 28 out of 128Before him are Erich Kleiber, Leopold Stokowski, Hans Knappertsbusch, Eugen Jochum, Giuseppe Sinopoli, and Yuri Temirkanov. After him are Franz Danzi, James Levine, George Szell, John Eliot Gardiner, Leif Segerstam, and Václav Neumann.

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Among people born in 1888, Fritz Reiner ranks 77Before him are Jan Syrový, Louis Durey, Franz Pfeffer von Salomon, Werner Jaeger, Valerian Kuybyshev, and Clara Campoamor. After him are Du Yuesheng, Alphonse Juin, Grigori Sokolnikov, Jean Wahl, Jakow Trachtenberg, and Prince Axel of Denmark. Among people deceased in 1963, Fritz Reiner ranks 51Before him are William Beveridge, Karl von Terzaghi, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, Ferenc Fricsay, William Carlos Williams, and Princess Alexandra of Hanover. After him are Alexander Marinesko, Camille Chautemps, Gustaf Gründgens, Rikidōzan, Dinah Washington, and Garrett Morgan.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Fritz Reiner ranks 198 out of 1,077Before him are Margaret of Hungary (1175), Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria (1870), Ferenc Fricsay (1914), András Schiff (1953), Charles Simonyi (1948), and Franz Xaver von Zach (1754). After him are Michu Meszaros (1939), Ingenuus (200), Teddy Kollek (1911), Alfréd Hajós (1878), Zoltán of Hungary (896), and Dora Pejačević (1885).

Among CONDUCTORS In Hungary

Among conductors born in Hungary, Fritz Reiner ranks 2Before him are Georg Solti (1912). After him are George Szell (1897), Antal Doráti (1906), Iván Fischer (1951), and Ádám Fischer (1949).