Lalo Schifrin

1932 - Today

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Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine-American pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor. He is best known for his large body of film and TV scores since the 1950s, incorporating jazz and Latin American musical elements alongside traditional orchestrations. He is a five-time Grammy Award winner; he has been nominated for six Academy Awards and four Emmy Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lalo Schifrin has received more than 1,331,362 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Lalo Schifrin is the 244th most popular musician (up from 310th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 70th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Argentinean Musician.

Lalo Schifrin is most famous for composing the theme music for Mission: Impossible.

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  • 1.3M

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  • 60.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Lalo Schifrin has had the most page views in the with 187,399 views, followed by Spanish (43,021), and French (40,141). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (1,871.74%), Southern Azerbaijani (118.70%), and Occitan (112.63%)


Among musicians, Lalo Schifrin ranks 244 out of 3,175Before him are Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Stéphane Grappelli, Khaled, Dave Mustaine, Émile Waldteufel, and Ludacris. After him are John Zorn, Mick Taylor, Don Cherry, Dinu Lipatti, Georges Prêtre, and Consuelo Velázquez.

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Among people born in 1932, Lalo Schifrin ranks 81Before him are Abdul Halim Khaddam, Jean-Jacques Sempé, Marisa Pavan, Fernando Arrabal, Gyula Horn, and John Updike. After him are Emmanuelle Arsan, Alan Bean, Petula Clark, Peter Eisenman, Alfredo Ferrari, and Corry Brokken.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Lalo Schifrin ranks 60 out of 1,154Before him are Eduardo Duhalde (1941), Francisco Varallo (1910), Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (1931), Carlos Saavedra Lamas (1878), Ernesto Laclau (1935), and Isabel Sarli (1929). After him are Alberto Ginastera (1916), Hipólito Yrigoyen (1852), Adolfo Bioy Casares (1914), Osvaldo Ardiles (1952), Bernardo Houssay (1887), and Jorge Sampaoli (1960).

Among MUSICIANS In Argentina

Among musicians born in Argentina, Lalo Schifrin ranks 3Before him are Martha Argerich (1941), and Chris de Burgh (1948). After him are Gustavo Santaolalla (1951), Gato Barbieri (1932), Charly García (1951), Osvaldo Pugliese (1905), Aníbal Troilo (1914), Gustavo Cerati (1959), Juan d'Arienzo (1900), Enrique Santos Discépolo (1901), and José Cura (1962).