Leopold Godowsky

1870 - 1938

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Leopold Mordkhelovich Godowsky Sr. (13 February 1870 – 21 November 1938) was a Lithuanian-born American virtuoso pianist, composer and teacher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold Godowsky has received more than 247,208 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Leopold Godowsky is the 425th most popular musician (down from 361st in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 42nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Lithuanian Musician.

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  • 250k

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  • 56.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Leopold Godowsky has had the most page views in the with 28,422 views, followed by Japanese (6,864), and German (3,705). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (75.37%), Egyptian Arabic (44.38%), and Uzbek (42.19%)


Among musicians, Leopold Godowsky ranks 425 out of 3,175Before him are Leonardo De Lorenzo, Lionel Hampton, Geezer Butler, Christoph Schneider, Paul Badura-Skoda, and Steve Vai. After him are Varg Vikernes, Kenny Loggins, Philly Joe Jones, Wallace Hartley, Dan McCafferty, and Manitas de Plata.

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Among people born in 1870, Leopold Godowsky ranks 61Before him are Alexandre Benois, Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann, Oscar Straus, Florent Schmitt, Vladimir Purishkevich, and Helge von Koch. After him are Guillaume Lekeu, Emil Orlík, David Riazanov, Herbert Kilpin, Saki, and Georges Claude. Among people deceased in 1938, Leopold Godowsky ranks 76Before him are Valery Chkalov, John Bates Clark, Pavel Dybenko, Otto von Lossow, Emile Vandervelde, and Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić. After him are Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, David Riazanov, Bernd Rosemeyer, Sholem Schwarzbard, Nikolai Krylenko, and Christen C. Raunkiær.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Leopold Godowsky ranks 51 out of 328Before him are Augustinas Voldemaras (1883), Leo Jogiches (1867), Janusz Radziwiłł (1612), Sophia of Lithuania (1371), Birutė (1317), and Bluma Zeigarnik (1900). After him are Jonas Basanavičius (1851), Uljana Semjonova (1952), Elazar Shach (1898), Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg (1913), Krzysztof "Piorun" Radziwiłł (1547), and Jerzy Radziwiłł (1556).

Among MUSICIANS In Lithuania

Among musicians born in Lithuania, Leopold Godowsky ranks 2Before him are Jascha Heifetz (1901). After him are Clara Rockmore (1911), Vlado Perlemuter (1904), Julian Rachlin (1974), and Alina Orlova (1988).