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 65,654 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ion Ivanovici is the 238th most popular composer (down from 234th in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Romania (down from 56th 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 238 out of 1,228Before him are John Field, Friedrich Kuhlau, Josef Suk, Jaufre Rudel, Bernard Herrmann, and Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf. After him are Alfred Schnittke, Anton Reicha, Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Gioseffo Zarlino, Sofia Gubaidulina, and Alexander von Zemlinsky.

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Among people born in 1845, Ion Ivanovici ranks 19Before him are Abai Qunanbaiuly, Nikola Pašić, Edmond James de Rothschild, Paul Vidal de La Blache, Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, and George Darwin. After him are Laura Marx, Gustaf de Laval, Mary Ann Nichols, Jan Baudouin de Courtenay, José Maria de Eça de Queirós, and Ahmet Tevfik Pasha. Among people deceased in 1902, Ion Ivanovici ranks 12Before him are Maria Goretti, Samuel Butler, Marie Henriette of Austria, James Tissot, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, and Francis, Duke of Cádiz. After him are Albert of Saxony, Victor D'Hondt, John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, Charles Dow, and Jacint Verdaguer.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Ion Ivanovici ranks 58 out of 572Before him are Ilie Năstase (1946), Ștefan Kovács (1920), Panait Istrati (1884), David Wechsler (1896), Mundzuk (368), and Sigismund Báthory (1572). After him are Mihnea cel Rău (1462), Elisabeth of Romania (1894), Chivu Stoica (1908), Dinu Lipatti (1917), Henri Coandă (1886), and Traian Băsescu (1951).

Among COMPOSERS In Romania

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