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Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

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Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (17 June [O.S. 5 June] 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor, later of French (from 1934) and American (from 1945) citizenship. He is widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century and a pivotal figure in modernist music. Stravinsky's compositional career was notable for its stylistic diversity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Stravinsky has received more than 3,994,140 page views. His biography is available in 126 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 122 in 2019). Igor Stravinsky is the 18th most popular composer (up from 20th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Russia (down from 19th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Composer.

Igor Stravinsky is most famous for composing the ballet "The Rite of Spring" in 1913.

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Among composers, Igor Stravinsky ranks 18 out of 1,216Before him are Johannes Brahms, Giacomo Puccini, Gustav Mahler, Robert Schumann, Antonín Dvořák, and Gioachino Rossini. After him are Edvard Grieg, Felix Mendelssohn, Claudio Monteverdi, Georges Bizet, Claude Debussy, and Hector Berlioz.

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Among people born in 1882, Igor Stravinsky ranks 2Before him is Franklin D. Roosevelt. After him are James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Wilhelm Keitel, Georges Braque, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Sigrid Undset, Lili Elbe, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Georgi Dimitrov, and Max Born. Among people deceased in 1971, Igor Stravinsky ranks 3Before him are Nikita Khrushchev and Coco Chanel. After him are Louis Armstrong, Jim Morrison, György Lukács, Hermann Hoth, Audie Murphy, Lawrence Bragg, Fernandel, Theodor Svedberg, and Rudolf Abel.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Igor Stravinsky ranks 20 out of 3,262Before him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Grigori Rasputin (1869), Alexander Pushkin (1799), Ivan Pavlov (1849), and Wassily Kandinsky (1866). After him are Kim Jong-il (1941), Isaac Asimov (1920), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Ayn Rand (1905), Nicholas I of Russia (1796), and Mikhail Bakunin (1814).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Igor Stravinsky ranks 2Before him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840). After him are Dmitri Shostakovich (1906), Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873), Modest Mussorgsky (1839), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), Alexander Scriabin (1871), Alexander Borodin (1833), Mikhail Glinka (1804), Mily Balakirev (1837), Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), and Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (1883).