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Max Richter

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Max Richter (; German: [ˈʁɪçtɐ]; born 22 March 1966) is a German-born British composer and pianist. He works within postminimalist and contemporary classical styles. Richter is classically trained, having graduated in composition from the University of Edinburgh, the Royal Academy of Music in London, and studied with Luciano Berio in Italy.Richter arranges, performs, and composes music for stage, opera, ballet and screen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Richter has received more than 1,955,871 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Max Richter is the 505th most popular composer (up from 629th in 2019), the 1,949th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,347th in 2019) and the 75th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Max Richter ranks 505 out of 1,216Before him are Antoine Busnois, Jeremiah Clarke, Joseph Hellmesberger Jr., Ethel Smyth, Curt Sachs, and John Blow. After him are Johannes Ciconia, Christoph Graupner, Friedrich Wieck, Gara Garayev, Théodore Dubois, and Karel Svoboda.

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Among people born in 1966, Max Richter ranks 49Before him are Rinat Akhmetov, Billy Zane, Alessandro Costacurta, Gordon Ramsay, Stephen Baldwin, and Patricia Kaas. After him are Cecilia Bartoli, Dean Cain, Dejan Savićević, Janet Jackson, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, and J. J. Abrams.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Richter ranks 1,949 out of 6,142Before him are Walter Gotell (1924), Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg (1706), Curt Sachs (1881), Johannes Oecolampadius (1482), Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria (1795), and Frederick I, Elector Palatine (1425). After him are Violante Beatrice of Bavaria (1673), Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1564), Ralf Schumacher (1975), Christoph Graupner (1683), Ami Boué (1794), and Christian Otto Mohr (1835).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Max Richter ranks 75Before him are Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), Peter Cornelius (1824), Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758), Reinhard Keiser (1674), Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach (1759), and Curt Sachs (1881). After him are Christoph Graupner (1683), Friedrich Wieck (1785), Gershon Kingsley (1922), Johann Georg Pisendel (1687), Helmut Lachenmann (1935), and Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905).

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