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Mariss Jansons

1943 - 2019

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Mariss Ivars Georgs Jansons (14 January 1943 – 1 December 2019) was a Latvian conductor, best known for his interpretations of Mahler, Strauss, and Russian composers such as Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Shostakovich. During his lifetime he was often cited as among the world's leading conductors; in a 2015 Bachtrack poll, he was ranked by music critics as the world's third best living conductor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mariss Jansons has received more than 418,128 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Mariss Jansons is the 131st most popular musician (up from 142nd in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Latvia and the most popular Latvian Musician.

Mariss Jansons is most famous for being the conductor of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic.

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  • 420k

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  • 63.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Mariss Jansons ranks 131 out of 2,662Before him are Stuart Sutcliffe, Alice Cooper, Jacqueline du Pré, Till Lindemann, Roger Glover, and Quincy Jones. After him are Ray Manzarek, James Last, Compay Segundo, Cliff Richard, Ice-T, and David Guetta.

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Among people born in 1943, Mariss Jansons ranks 48Before him are Helmut Marko, Denis Sassou Nguesso, Betty Williams, Gianni Rivera, Masaru Emoto, and Mohammad Khatami. After him are Klaus Maria Brandauer, Andreas Baader, Michael Mann, Peter Zumthor, Dušan Ivković, and Roy Andersson. Among people deceased in 2019, Mariss Jansons ranks 35Before him are Andrea Camilleri, Bert Hellinger, Manfred Eigen, Tony Buzan, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Gordon Banks. After him are Beji Caid Essebsi, B. J. Habibie, Li Peng, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Marie Laforêt, and Ferdinand Piëch.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Mariss Jansons ranks 9 out of 284Before him are Mark Rothko (1903), Mikhail Tal (1936), Isaiah Berlin (1909), Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (1761), Nicolai Hartmann (1882), and Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948). After him are Kārlis Ulmanis (1877), Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (1937), Aron Nimzowitsch (1886), Gidon Kremer (1947), Jacob Kettler (1610), and Egils Levits (1955).

Among MUSICIANS In Latvia

Among musicians born in Latvia, Mariss Jansons ranks 1After him are Gidon Kremer (1947), Mischa Maisky (1948), Arvīds Jansons (1914), Vitas (1979), Lūcija Garūta (1902), Imants Kalniņš (1941), and DJ Lethal (1972).