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George Enescu

1881 - 1955

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George Enescu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈdʒe̯ordʒe eˈnesku] ; 19 August [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Enescu has received more than 637,925 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). George Enescu is the 149th most popular composer (up from 154th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Romania (down from 31st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Romanian Composer.

Enescu is most famous for his violin sonatas.

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Among composers, George Enescu ranks 149 out of 1,216Before him are Gregorio Allegri, Daniel Auber, Henry Mancini, Kurt Weill, Darius Milhaud, and Philip Glass. After him are Enrique Granados, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, Édouard Lalo, Ottorino Respighi, Vincenzo Galilei, and Gustav Holst.

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Among people born in 1881, George Enescu ranks 29Before him are Georg von Küchler, Alcide De Gasperi, Hans Fischer, Maximilian von Weichs, Irving Langmuir, and Erwin von Witzleben. After him are Natalia Goncharova, Hermann Staudinger, Juan Ramón Jiménez, François Darlan, Władysław Sikorski, and Walter Rudolf Hess. Among people deceased in 1955, George Enescu ranks 18Before him are Alberto Ascari, Rodolfo Graziani, Helmuth Weidling, Arthur Honegger, Maurice Utrillo, and Paul Claudel. After him are Vasily Blokhin, Calouste Gulbenkian, Oswald Avery, Carmen Miranda, James B. Sumner, and Hermann Weyl.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, George Enescu ranks 35 out of 665Before him are Iannis Xenakis (1922), Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901), Gheorghe Zamfir (1941), Michael the Brave (1558), Mihai Eminescu (1850), and Jacob L. Moreno (1889). After him are Klaus Iohannis (1959), János Bolyai (1802), Álmos (820), Hermann Oberth (1894), Gabriel Bethlen (1580), and Bela Lugosi (1882).

Among COMPOSERS In Romania

Among composers born in Romania, George Enescu ranks 4Before him are Béla Bartók (1881), György Ligeti (1923), and Iannis Xenakis (1922). After him are Ion Ivanovici (1845), Vladimir Cosma (1940), György Kurtág (1926), Bálint Bakfark (1507), Péter Eötvös (1944), Sándor Végh (1912), and Sándor Veress (1907).