Grigory Sokolov

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Grigory Lipmanovich Sokolov (Russian: Григо́рий Ли́пманович Соколо́в; born April 18, 1950) is a Russian pianist. He is among the most esteemed of living pianists, his repertoire spanning composers from the Baroque period such as Bach, Couperin or Rameau up to Schoenberg and Arapov. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grigory Sokolov has received more than 269,557 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Grigory Sokolov is the 440th most popular musician (down from 387th in 2019), the 621st most popular biography from Russia (down from 585th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Russian Musician.

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Among musicians, Grigory Sokolov ranks 440 out of 2,675Before him are Glenn Tipton, Franco Battiato, Gerry Mulligan, Peter Schreier, Tansen, and Dee Dee Ramone. After him are Flea, Randy Rhoads, Jason Newsted, Bronisław Huberman, Jermaine Jackson, and Leonardo De Lorenzo.

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Among people born in 1950, Grigory Sokolov ranks 85Before him are Corinne Cléry, John Candy, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Bernie Taupin, Karen Carpenter, and Lakshmi Mittal. After him are Javier Clemente, Mithun Chakraborty, Chantal Akerman, Neda Ukraden, Anghel Iordănescu, and Yumi Umeoka.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grigory Sokolov ranks 621 out of 2,688Before him are George Sanders (1906), Nicolas de Staël (1914), Nikolai Rezanov (1764), Markian Popov (1902), Maria Bochkareva (1889), and Sergey Sazonov (1860). After him are Alexandre Benois (1870), Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), Dersu Uzala (1849), Mikhail Nesterov (1862), Sergei Dovlatov (1941), and Catherine of Brandenburg (1604).

Among MUSICIANS In Russia

Among musicians born in Russia, Grigory Sokolov ranks 5Before him are Alexander Glazunov (1865), Vladimir Ashkenazy (1937), Nikolai Rubinstein (1835), and Valery Gergiev (1953). After him are Nikolai Zverev (1832), Edgar Froese (1944), Rudolf Barshai (1924), Lev Oborin (1907), Maxim Shostakovich (1938), Lazar Berman (1930), and Evgeny Kissin (1971).