Mstislav Rostropovich

1927 - 2007

Mstislav Rostropovich

Mstislav Leopoldovich "Slava" Rostropovich (27 March 1927 – 27 April 2007) was a Soviet and Russian cellist and conductor. He is considered to be one of the greatest cellists of the 20th century. In addition to his interpretations and technique, he was well known for both inspiring and commissioning new works, which enlarged the cello repertoire more than any cellist before or since. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mstislav Rostropovich has received more than 487,343 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 55th most popular musician.

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Among musicians, Mstislav Rostropovich ranks 56 out of 2,258Before him are Marilyn Manson, Pablo de Sarasate, Keith Richards, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, and Vladimir Horowitz. After him are Brian Jones, Iggy Pop, Lemmy, Maurice Gibb, Glenn Miller, and Glenn Gould.

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Among people born in 1927, Mstislav Rostropovich ranks 13Before him are Gina Lollobrigida, Roger Moore, Peter Falk, Turgut Özal, Samuel P. Huntington, and Antônio Carlos Jobim. After him are László Kubala, Vladimir Komarov, Lawrence Kohlberg, Kim Young-sam, Niklas Luhmann, and Janet Leigh. Among people deceased in 2007, Mstislav Rostropovich ranks 7Before him are Boris Yeltsin, Ingmar Bergman, Luciano Pavarotti, Michelangelo Antonioni, Kurt Waldheim, and Jean Baudrillard. After him are Karlheinz Stockhausen, Carlo Ponti, Kurt Vonnegut, Marcel Marceau, Sidney Sheldon, and Paul Tibbets.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Mstislav Rostropovich ranks 4 out of 102Before him are Nizami Ganjavi (1141), Heydar Aliyev (1923), and Lev Landau (1908). After him are Richard Sorge (1895), Zecharia Sitchin (1920), Garry Kasparov (1963), Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Ilham Aliyev (1961), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), and Ivan Bagramyan (1897).

Among MUSICIANS In Azerbaijan

Among musicians born in Azerbaijan, Mstislav Rostropovich ranks 1After him are Vagif Mustafazadeh (1940) and Aziza Mustafa Zadeh (1969).