Ion Ivanovici

1845 - 1902

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Ion Ivanovici (Serbian Cyrillic: Јован Ивановић) (alternatively: Jovan Ivanović, Iosif Ivanovici, Josef Ivanovich) (1845 – 28 September [O.S. 16 September] 1902) was a Romanian military band conductor and composer of Banat Serbian origin, best remembered today for his waltz Waves of the Danube. Ivanovici was born in Timișoara, Austrian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ion Ivanovici has received more than 87,653 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Ion Ivanovici is the 220th most popular composer (up from 242nd in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Romania (up from 60th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Romanian Composer.

Ion Iovanovici is most famous for his work in the field of mathematics. He is credited with developing the Iovanovici's theorem which states that any finite set of points in the plane can be connected to any other point by a sequence of straight line segments, curves, or circles.

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Among composers, Ion Ivanovici ranks 220 out of 1,451Before him are Howard Shore, Francesco Landini, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Maurizio Pollini, Lili Boulanger, and Andrea Gabrieli. After him are Nicola Porpora, Ernest Chausson, Jerry Goldsmith, Johann Ambrosius Bach, Henri Vieuxtemps, and Gaspare Spontini.

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Among people born in 1845, Ion Ivanovici ranks 17Before him are Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Abai Qunanbaiuly, Nikola Pašić, Edmond James de Rothschild, and Paul Vidal de La Blache. After him are George Darwin, Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Gustaf de Laval, Ahmet Tevfik Pasha, Franz Ehrle, and Jacint Verdaguer. Among people deceased in 1902, Ion Ivanovici ranks 11Before him are Rudolf Virchow, Samuel Butler, Maria Goretti, Marie Henriette of Austria, Francis, Duke of Cádiz, and Richard von Krafft-Ebing. After him are Albert of Saxony, Jacint Verdaguer, Henryk Siemiradzki, James Tissot, Victor D'Hondt, and Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Ion Ivanovici ranks 55 out of 844Before him are Ilie Năstase (1946), Alexander Löhr (1885), Traian Băsescu (1951), Valentin Ceaușescu (1948), Edward G. Robinson (1893), and George Emil Palade (1912). After him are György Dózsa (1470), Zoia Ceaușescu (1949), Stephen Bocskai (1557), Chivu Stoica (1908), Henri Coandă (1886), and Ana Pauker (1893).

Among COMPOSERS In Romania

Among composers born in Romania, Ion Ivanovici ranks 5Before him are Béla Bartók (1881), György Ligeti (1923), George Enescu (1881), and Iannis Xenakis (1922). After him are György Kurtág (1926), Vladimir Cosma (1940), Bálint Bakfark (1507), Péter Eötvös (1944), Sándor Veress (1907), and Sándor Végh (1912).