COMPOSER

Gennady Rozhdestvensky

1931 - 2018

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Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky, CBE (Russian: Генна́дий Никола́евич Рожде́ственский; 4 May 1931 – 16 June 2018) was a Soviet and Russian conductor, pianist, composer and pedagogue. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gennady Rozhdestvensky has received more than 150,516 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Gennady Rozhdestvensky is the 514th most popular composer (up from 521st in 2019), the 679th most popular biography from Russia (up from 689th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Russian Composer.

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Gennady Rozhdestvensky ranks 514 out of 1,451Before him are Princess Cecilia of Sweden, Peter Cornelius, Joachim Raff, Giuseppe Gazzaniga, Christian Sinding, and Alexandre Guilmant. After him are Carmine Coppola, Carl Friedrich Zelter, Danny Elfman, Jacob Clemens non Papa, Francesco Maria Veracini, and Curt Sachs.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Gennady Rozhdestvensky ranks 128Before him are Alfred Schmidt, Zeki Müren, Margarita Lozano, Marianne Koch, Masaaki Hatsumi, and Haya Harareet. After him are Uri Orlev, Colin Wilson, Shadia, Claire Bloom, Ken Takakura, and Rip Torn. Among people deceased in 2018, Gennady Rozhdestvensky ranks 102Before him are Ermanno Olmi, Paul Virilio, Jozef Adamec, Margot Kidder, Joseph Kobzon, and Alan Baker. After him are Paul Andreu, Nicanor Parra, Bruno Sammartino, Dennis Nilsen, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, and Raymond Chow.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Gennady Rozhdestvensky ranks 679 out of 3,761Before him are Sergei Dovlatov (1941), Elena Stasova (1873), Ladislas Starevich (1882), Andrei Mironov (1941), Ruslan Khasbulatov (1942), and Viktor Medvedchuk (1954). After him are Viktor Hartmann (1834), Duke Alexander of Württemberg (1804), Marko Vovchok (1833), Yuriy Sedykh (1955), Valery Bryusov (1873), and Yevgeny Dragunov (1920).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Gennady Rozhdestvensky ranks 28Before him are Georgy Sviridov (1915), Hans Pfitzner (1869), Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859), Vasily Kalinnikov (1866), and Aleksandra Pakhmutova (1929). After him are Tikhon Khrennikov (1913), Alexander Gretchaninov (1864), Sergei Lyapunov (1859), Alexander Tcherepnin (1899), Edison Denisov (1929), and Matvey Blanter (1903).