Jānis Ivanovs

1906 - 1983

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Jānis Ivanovs (9 October 1906 in Babri, Preiļi – 27 March 1983 in Riga) was a Latvian and Soviet classical music composer. In 1931, he graduated from the Latvian State Conservatory in Riga. In 1944, he joined the conservatory's faculty, becoming a full professor in 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jānis Ivanovs has received more than 22,036 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jānis Ivanovs is the 1,024th most popular composer, the 116th most popular biography from Latvia and the 5th most popular Latvian Composer.

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Among composers, Jānis Ivanovs ranks 1,024 out of 1,228Before him are Jean-Joseph Mouret, François Sudre, Dario Marianelli, Ferde Grofé, Eduard Künneke, and Henry Bishop. After him are David Diamond, Balys Dvarionas, Meredith Monk, Jaromír Weinberger, Willem Pijper, and Tristan Murail.

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Among people born in 1906, Jānis Ivanovs ranks 239Before him are Wolfgang Koeppen, William Wilson Morgan, Eitel Cantoni, Alexander Gelfond, Lon Chaney Jr., and V. J. Sukselainen. After him are Alexander Rou, Jacqueline Cochran, Jan Diddens, Henry Roth, Paul Creston, and Branislav Sekulić. Among people deceased in 1983, Jānis Ivanovs ranks 158Before him are Alfonso Calzolari, Oddbjørn Hagen, Miquel Crusafont i Pairó, Higinio Morínigo, Gyula Illyés, and Marguerite Broquedis. After him are Adrian Boult, Eugène Chaboud, Adalberts Bubenko, Carlo Orlandi, Sven Jacobsson, and José Baptista Pinheiro de Azevedo.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Jānis Ivanovs ranks 116 out of 242Before him are Alfrēds Kalniņš (1879), Rosa von Praunheim (1942), Jānis Daliņš (1904), Julie Wilhelmine Hagen-Schwarz (1824), Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov (1948), and Helmuts Balderis (1952). After him are Balys Dvarionas (1904), Lūcija Garūta (1902), Kārlis Skalbe (1879), Werner Bergengruen (1892), Eliyahu Rips (1948), and Māris Kučinskis (1961).

Among COMPOSERS In Latvia

Among composers born in Latvia, Jānis Ivanovs ranks 5Before him are Raimonds Pauls (1936), Pēteris Vasks (1946), Jāzeps Vītols (1863), and Alfrēds Kalniņš (1879). After him are Balys Dvarionas (1904) and Ēriks Ešenvalds (1977).