Jón Leifs

1899 - 1968

Jón Leifs

Jón Leifs (born Jón Þorleifsson on 1 May 1899 – 30 July 1968) was an Icelandic composer, pianist, and conductor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jón Leifs has received more than 37,077 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 750th most popular composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 37k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, Jón Leifs ranks 750 out of 1,008Before him are Frank Bridge, Elliott Carter, Giovanni Battista Bassani, Joseph Jongen, Tomaso Antonio Vitali, and Felix Draeseke. After him are Arnold Bax, Kārlis Baumanis, Ary Barroso, Selim Palmgren, George Crumb, and Emil von Reznicek.

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Among people born in 1899, Jón Leifs ranks 132Before him are Qu Qiubai, Ramon Novarro, Silvestre Revueltas, John Barbirolli, Peter Wessel Zapffe, and Leonid Leonov. After him are Domingo Tejera, Udham Singh, Francis Ponge, Charles Best, Armand Salacrou, and Lovro von Matačić. Among people deceased in 1968, Jón Leifs ranks 102Before him are Ramon Novarro, Khuang Aphaiwong, Toivo Mikael Kivimäki, Anthony Asquith, Little Walter, and Walter Tewksbury. After him are George Hackenschmidt, Fedde Schurer, Eben Dönges, Norman Brookes, Mae Marsh, and Ignatius Gabriel I Tappouni.

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In Iceland

Among people born in Iceland, Jón Leifs ranks 30 out of 122Before him are Bjarni Benediktsson (1908), Erró (1932), Geir Haarde (1951), Matthías Jochumsson (1835), Jón Ögmundsson (1052), and Stefán Karl Stefánsson (1975). After him are Steingrímur Hermannsson (1928), Ísleifur Gissurarson (1006), Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval (1885), Friðrik Ólafsson (1935), Ólafur Thors (1892), and Geir Hallgrímsson (1925).

Among COMPOSERS In Iceland

Among composers born in Iceland, Jón Leifs ranks 1After him are Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson (1847).

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