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Lang Lang

1982 - Today

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Lang Lang (Chinese: 郎朗; pinyin: Láng Lǎng; born 14 June 1982) is a Chinese concert pianist who has performed with leading orchestras in China, the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. Active since the 1990s, he was the first Chinese pianist to be engaged by the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic and some top American orchestras. A Chicago Tribune music critic called him "the biggest, most exciting young keyboard talent I have encountered in many a year of attending piano recitals". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lang Lang has received more than 898,702 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Lang Lang is the 963rd most popular musician (down from 766th in 2019), the 695th most popular biography from China (down from 579th in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Musician.

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  • 900k

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  • 61.07

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  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Lang Lang ranks 963 out of 2,675Before him are Gary Thain, Barney Kessel, Roy Harper, Eddie Clarke, Hank Mobley, and Julius Klengel. After him are Blackie Lawless, Airto Moreira, Rick Springfield, Yvonne Loriod, Billy Sheehan, and ATB.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1982, Lang Lang ranks 42Before him are Lauren Cohan, Lee Joon-gi, Adam Lambert, Bergüzar Korel, Tony Parker, and Natalie Dormer. After him are Rodrigo Palacio, Justine Henin, Priyanka Chopra, Philippe Mexès, Gina Carano, and Yvonne Strahovski.

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In China

Among people born in China, Lang Lang ranks 695 out of 1,186Before him are Andrew Yao (1946), Shannon Lucid (1943), Xu Xiangqian (1901), Tsai Chin (1933), Dai Zhen (1724), and Harry Wu (1937). After him are Lei Jun (1969), Li Yuanchao (1950), Sanmao (1943), Xu Caihou (1943), Mervyn Peake (1911), and Wei Jingsheng (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In China

Among musicians born in China, Lang Lang ranks 1After him are Toshiko Akiyoshi (1929), Cui Jian (1961), Yuja Wang (1987), Li Yundi (1982), and Liu Fang (1974).

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