MUSICIAN

Hariprasad Chaurasia

1938 - Today

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Hariprasad Chaurasia (born 1 July 1938) is an Indian music director and classical flautist, who plays the bansuri, in the Hindustani classical tradition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hariprasad Chaurasia has received more than 1,269,408 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Hariprasad Chaurasia is the 1,389th most popular musician (down from 1,272nd in 2019), the 631st most popular biography from India (down from 519th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Indian Musician.

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  • 1.3M

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  • 47.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Hariprasad Chaurasia ranks 1,389 out of 3,175Before him are Joe Sample, Gary Rossington, Mary Lou Williams, Steve Miller, Monty Alexander, and Ron Geesin. After him are Geddy Lee, Bruce Johnston, Jörg Michael, Gary Wright, John Hammond, and Reinhold Mack.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Hariprasad Chaurasia ranks 399Before him are John Corigliano, Aleksei Petrenko, Connie Stevens, Richard Benjamin, Gavino Ledda, and Verna Bloom. After him are John Smith, Reni Santoni, Eve Kivi, Franco Luambo, Frans van der Lugt, and Ron Ely.

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In India

Among people born in India, Hariprasad Chaurasia ranks 631 out of 1,861Before him are ʽAbd al-Qadir Badayuni (1540), Indra Nooyi (1955), Rajkumar (1929), Abhishek Bachchan (1976), Oswald Gracias (1944), and Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904). After him are Homi K. Bhabha (1949), Wasim Sajjad (1941), William Birdwood (1865), S. Jaishankar (1955), Pratibha Ray (1944), and Sudha Murty (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In India

Among musicians born in India, Hariprasad Chaurasia ranks 10Before him are Ravi Shankar (1920), Ram Narayan (1927), Tansen (1493), Bismillah Khan (1916), Ilaiyaraaja (1943), and Barry Hay (1948). After him are Christian Zacharias (1950), Trilok Gurtu (1951), Mehdi Hassan (1927), A. R. Rahman (1966), M. Balamuralikrishna (1930), and Amjad Ali Khan (1945).