Leonard Bernstein

1918 - 1990

Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein ( BURN-styne; August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, pianist, music educator, author, and lifelong humanitarian. He was one of the most significant American cultural personalities of the 20th century. According to music critic Donal Henahan, he was "one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history".As a composer he wrote in many styles, including symphonic and orchestral music, ballet, film and theatre music, choral works, opera, chamber music and works for the piano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonard Bernstein has received more than 3,530,140 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 82nd most popular composer.

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Among composers, Leonard Bernstein ranks 82 out of 1,008Before him are Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Luigi Boccherini, Arvo Pärt, Ruggero Leoncavallo, César Franck, and Alban Berg. After him are Nino Rota, Carl Czerny, Leoš Janáček, Léo Delibes, Orlande de Lassus, and Mikhail Glinka.

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Among people born in 1918, Leonard Bernstein ranks 11Before him are Anwar Sadat, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Richard Feynman, Rita Hayworth, Kurt Waldheim, and Louis Althusser. After him are Robert Wadlow, Jørn Utzon, Frederick Sanger, Helmut Schmidt, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and Alberto Ascari. Among people deceased in 1990, Leonard Bernstein ranks 7Before him are Rajneesh, Lev Yashin, Greta Garbo, Roald Dahl, B. F. Skinner, and Louis Althusser. After him are Ava Gardner, Pavel Cherenkov, Alberto Moravia, Norbert Elias, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, and Sarah Vaughan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leonard Bernstein ranks 230 out of 12,171Before him are David Lynch (1946), Rocky Marciano (1923), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Colonel Sanders (1890), Whitney Houston (1963), and Josephine Baker (1906). After him are Barry White (1944), Samuel P. Huntington (1927), Robert Duvall (1931), Nina Simone (1933), Lee Van Cleef (1925), and Gene Hackman (1930).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Leonard Bernstein ranks 4Before him are George Gershwin (1898), John Cage (1912), and John Williams (1932). After him are Philip Glass (1937), Scott Joplin (1868), Henry Mancini (1924), Samuel Barber (1910), Steve Reich (1936), Cole Porter (1891), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), and James Horner (1953).