Mariss Jansons

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Mariss Jansons

Mariss Ivars Georgs Jansons (14 January 1943 – 30 November/1 December 2019) was a Latvian conductor. During his lifetime, Jansons was often cited as one of the world's top living conductors. He was best known for his interpretations of Mahler, Strauss and Russian composers such as Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich.Born in Riga, Latvia, Jansons moved to Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) in 1956, where he studied conducting, and he received further training in Austria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mariss Jansons has received more than 305,180 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 201st most popular musician.

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  • 28

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  • 8.78

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  • 1.81

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Among musicians, Mariss Jansons ranks 201 out of 2,258Before him are Lenny Kravitz, Alfred Brendel, John Paul Jones, Clara Haskil, Mauro Giuliani, and Slash. After him are Toots Thielemans, Dinu Lipatti, Jean-Marie Leclair, Liberace, Romano Mussolini, and Paul Stanley.

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Among people born in 1943, Mariss Jansons ranks 65Before him are Antonio Tabucchi, Ralph M. Steinman, Sam Shepard, Jerry Bruckheimer, Raffaella Carrà, and Neale Donald Walsch. After him are Esma Redžepova, Yohji Yamamoto, George Benson, Joni Mitchell, Ken Thompson, and Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Mariss Jansons ranks 13 out of 161Before him are Nicolai Hartmann (1882), Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948), Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (1937), Ernst Gideon von Laudon (1717), Aron Nimzowitsch (1886), and Jacob Kettler (1610). After him are Peter von Biron (1724), Gidon Kremer (1947), Guntis Ulmanis (1939), Vera Mukhina (1889), Ernst Johann von Biron (1690), and Andris Bērziņš (1944).

Among MUSICIANS In Latvia

Among musicians born in Latvia, Mariss Jansons ranks 1After him are Gidon Kremer (1947), Mischa Maisky (1948), Vitas (1979), Arvīds Jansons (1914), and DJ Lethal (1972).

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