Mitsuko Uchida

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Dame Mitsuko Uchida, DBE (内田光子, [ɯtɕida miꜜtsɯ̥ko]; born 20 December 1948) is a classical pianist and conductor, born in Japan and naturalised in Britain, particularly noted for her interpretations of Mozart and Schubert. She has appeared with many notable orchestras, recorded a wide repertory with several labels, won numerous awards and honours (including Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2009) and has since 2013 been Artistic Director of the Marlboro Music School and Festival, the only musician to be its sole Artistic Director since co-founder Rudolf Serkin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mitsuko Uchida has received more than 332,884 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Mitsuko Uchida is the 662nd most popular musician (down from 559th in 2019), the 771st most popular biography from Japan and the 6th most popular Japanese Musician.

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Among musicians, Mitsuko Uchida ranks 662 out of 2,675Before her are Jean-Baptiste Arban, Manfred Mann, Fritz Busch, Tommy Lee, Eric Woolfson, and Mike Rutherford. After her are Ray Davies, Damon Albarn, Charley Patton, Tito Jackson, Eric Singer, and GG Allin.

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Among people born in 1948, Mitsuko Uchida ranks 174Before her are Zdravko Tolimir, Kenny Loggins, Beppe Grillo, Barbara Hendricks, Friedrich Koncilia, and Sam Hui. After her are Siim Kallas, Kemal Monteno, Gunnar Nilsson, Yuriy Yekhanurov, Ram Baran Yadav, and Kristina Lugn.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Mitsuko Uchida ranks 771 out of 5,560Before her are Yuriko, Princess Mikasa (1923), Norio Ohga (1930), Keisai Eisen (1790), Masaki Yokotani (1952), Shigeo Yaegashi (1933), and Nobuo Kawakami (1947). After her are Shūji Terayama (1935), Shigemi Ishii (1951), Prince Morikuni (1301), Keiko Abe (1937), Keisuke Honda (1986), and Sen Katayama (1859).

Among MUSICIANS In Japan

Among musicians born in Japan, Mitsuko Uchida ranks 6Before her are Joe Hisaishi (1950), Kitarō (1953), Isao Tomita (1932), Shinichi Suzuki (1898), and Ryo Kawasaki (1947). After her are Hide (1964), Shigeru Umebayashi (1951), Yuki Kajiura (1965), Yoshiki (1965), Susumu Hirasawa (1954), and Gackt (1973).