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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 380,936 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Karol Szymanowski is the 198th most popular composer (up from 225th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 102nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Composer.

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

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Among composers, Karol Szymanowski ranks 198 out of 1,216Before him are Samuel Barber, Michael Praetorius, Jordi Savall, Philippe de Vitry, Gilles Binchois, and Francesco Landini. After him are Umberto Giordano, Francesca Caccini, Andrea Gabrieli, Reinhold Glière, William Byrd, and Eugène Ysaÿe.

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Among people born in 1882, Karol Szymanowski ranks 44Before him are Bela Lugosi, Nicolai Hartmann, Robert H. Goddard, Boris Shaposhnikov, René Coty, and Moritz Schlick. After him are Otto Neurath, Yanka Kupala, Friedrich Dollmann, John Rabe, B. Traven, and Lluís Companys. Among people deceased in 1937, Karol Szymanowski ranks 26Before him are J. Bruce Ismay, Rudolf Otto, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Gaston Doumergue, Ramsay MacDonald, and Jean Harlow. After him are Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild, Frank B. Kellogg, Charles-Marie Widor, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, Emilio Mola, and Jagadish Chandra Bose.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Karol Szymanowski ranks 93 out of 1,083Before him are Andriy Shevchenko (1976), Josaphat Kuntsevych (1580), Bruno Schulz (1892), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), Boris Shcherbina (1919), and Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030). After him are Oleg Blokhin (1952), Nestor the Chronicler (1056), Reinhold Glière (1874), Lee Strasberg (1901), Ivan Paskevich (1782), and Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Karol Szymanowski ranks 2Before him are Sergei Prokofiev (1891). After him are Reinhold Glière (1874), Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), Stefania Turkewich (1898), Dimitri Tiomkin (1894), Wojciech Kilar (1932), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Igor Markevitch (1912), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), Franz Doppler (1821), and Ciprian Porumbescu (1853).