Karol Szymanowski

1882 - 1937

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Karol Maciej Szymanowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈkarɔl ˈmat͡ɕɛj ʂɨmaˈnɔfskʲi]; 3 October 1882 – 29 March 1937) was a Polish composer and pianist. He was a member of the modernist Young Poland movement that flourished in the late 19th and early 20th century. Szymanowski's early works show the influence of the late Romantic German school as well as the early works of Alexander Scriabin, as exemplified by his Étude Op. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karol Szymanowski has received more than 553,201 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Karol Szymanowski is the 189th most popular composer (up from 199th in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 93rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Ukrainian Composer.

Karol Szymanowski was a Polish composer who is most famous for his orchestral works.

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Over the past year Karol Szymanowski has had the most page views in the with 380,223 views, followed by English (195,903), and Japanese (15,989). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Polish (461.70%), English (244.98%), and Uzbek (115.36%)


Among composers, Karol Szymanowski ranks 189 out of 1,451Before him are Sigismond Thalberg, Samuel Barber, Leonardo Vinci, Louis Spohr, Scott Joplin, and Eduard Strauss. After him are Andrea Luchesi, Francis Lai, Witold Lutosławski, Anna Maria Mozart, Johann Stamitz, and Umberto Giordano.

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Among people born in 1882, Karol Szymanowski ranks 46Before him are Robert H. Goddard, Princess Marie Bonaparte, Nicolai Hartmann, Moritz Schlick, Yanka Kupala, and Boris Shaposhnikov. After him are Otto Neurath, Lluís Companys, Éamon de Valera, B. Traven, Yusef of Morocco, and Wacław Sierpiński. Among people deceased in 1937, Karol Szymanowski ranks 26Before him are J. Bruce Ismay, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Gaston Doumergue, Jean Harlow, Rudolf Otto, and Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark. After him are Ramsay MacDonald, Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild, Emilio Mola, Frank B. Kellogg, Charles-Marie Widor, and Keke Geladze.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Karol Szymanowski ranks 104 out of 1,365Before him are Andriy Shevchenko (1976), Reinhold Glière (1874), Roman Shukhevych (1907), Sergei Bondarchuk (1920), John Demjanjuk (1920), and Nestor the Chronicler (1056). After him are Lev Shestov (1866), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), Gregory Skovoroda (1722), Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640), and Lee Strasberg (1901).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Karol Szymanowski ranks 4Before him are Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Stefania Turkewich (1898), and Reinhold Glière (1874). After him are Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), Dimitri Tiomkin (1894), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), Wojciech Kilar (1932), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Igor Markevitch (1912), Boris Lyatoshinsky (1894), and Maxim Berezovsky (1745).