Heinz Holliger

1939 - Today

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Heinz Robert Holliger (born 21 May 1939) is a Swiss virtuoso oboist, composer and conductor. Celebrated for his versatility and technique, Holliger is among the most prominent oboists of his generation. His repertoire includes Baroque and Classical pieces, but he has regularly engaged in lesser known pieces of Romantic music, as well as his own compositions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinz Holliger has received more than 96,789 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Heinz Holliger is the 594th most popular composer (down from 518th in 2019), the 217th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 179th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Swiss Composer.

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Among composers, Heinz Holliger ranks 594 out of 1,228Before him are Domenico Gabrielli, Nicolas-Charles Bochsa, Antoine François Marmontel, Boris Asafyev, Manos Hatzidakis, and Gabriel Pierné. After him are Sergei Lyapunov, Jean-François Le Sueur, Zbigniew Preisner, Ludwig Senfl, Orazio Vecchi, and Ildebrando Pizzetti.

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Among people born in 1939, Heinz Holliger ranks 153Before him are Nikola Pilić, Frank Vincent, John Howard, John Badham, Sal Mineo, and Irina Press. After him are James Fox, Charles Jencks, Czesław Niemen, Judy Chicago, Adelardo Rodríguez, and Dick Scobee.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Heinz Holliger ranks 217 out of 749Before him are Josias Braun-Blanquet (1884), Alfred Escher (1819), Georges Cottier (1922), Louis Zutter (1865), Giovanni Giacometti (1868), and DJ BoBo (1968). After him are Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein (1968), Ludwig Senfl (1486), Eugène Grasset (1845), Domenico Trezzini (1670), François-Alphonse Forel (1841), and Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810).

Among COMPOSERS In Switzerland

Among composers born in Switzerland, Heinz Holliger ranks 8Before him are Sigismond Thalberg (1812), Ernest Bloch (1880), Frank Martin (1890), Ernest Ansermet (1883), Grock (1880), and Joachim Raff (1822). After him are Ludwig Senfl (1486), Paul Sacher (1906), Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Othmar Schoeck (1886), Gottfried von Einem (1918), and Klaus Huber (1924).