COMPOSER

Henryk Górecki

1933 - 2010

Henryk Górecki

Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (Polish: [ˈxɛnrɨk mʲiˈkɔwaj ɡuˈrɛtskʲi]; go-RET-ski; 6 December 1933 – 12 November 2010) was a Polish composer of contemporary classical music. According to critic Alex Ross, no recent classical composer has had as much commercial success as Górecki. Górecki became a leading figure of the Polish avant-garde during the post-Stalin cultural thaw. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henryk Górecki has received more than 335,338 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 205th most popular composer.

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  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.12

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  • 3.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Henryk Górecki ranks 205 out of 1,008Before him are Nicola Porpora, Siegfried Wagner, Henri Vieuxtemps, Francesco Landini, Johann Christoph Bach, and Steve Reich. After him are Eugène Ysaÿe, Jordi Savall, Benedetto Marcello, Komitas, Ambroise Thomas, and Franz Xaver Süssmayr.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1933, Henryk Górecki ranks 54Before him are Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Godfried Danneels, Gian Maria Volonté, Samora Machel, John Gurdon, and Willie Nelson. After him are John Mayall, Elizabeth Montgomery, Joan Collins, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Edward de Bono, and Richard R. Ernst. Among people deceased in 2010, Henryk Górecki ranks 26Before him are Miep Gies, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Jean Simmons, Gennady Yanayev, Ali Hassan al-Majid, and Tsutomu Yamaguchi. After him are Francesco Cossiga, John Fenn, Néstor Kirchner, Harry Mulisch, Algirdas Brazauskas, and Dino De Laurentiis.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Henryk Górecki ranks 165 out of 930Before him are Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), Clara Immerwahr (1870), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), Albrecht von Roon (1803), Albert Sabin (1906), and Solomon Asch (1907). After him are Maxim Litvinov (1876), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Heinrich Rickert (1863), Joseph Rotblat (1908), Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), and Daniel Libeskind (1946).

Among COMPOSERS In Poland

Among composers born in Poland, Henryk Górecki ranks 4Before him are Frédéric Chopin (1810), Krzysztof Penderecki (1933), and Witold Lutosławski (1913). After him are Nikolai Myaskovsky (1881), Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687), Moritz Moszkowski (1854), Martin Agricola (1486), Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1834), Maria Szymanowska (1789), Grażyna Bacewicz (1909), and Józef Elsner (1769).

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