Murray Perahia

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Murray David Perahia ( pə-RY-ə; born April 19, 1947) is an American pianist and conductor. He has been considered one of the greatest living pianists. He was the first North American pianist to win the Leeds International Piano Competition, in 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Murray Perahia has received more than 454,353 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Murray Perahia is the 540th most popular musician (up from 564th in 2019), the 2,785th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,981st in 2019) and the 159th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 450k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Murray Perahia ranks 540 out of 3,175Before him are James Kottak, Tito Jackson, Bebo Valdés, Tom Fogerty, Guy Bonnet, and Aldo Ciccolini. After him are Buddy Guy, Huey Lewis, Erroll Garner, Bismillah Khan, Chet Atkins, and Guido Cantelli.

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Among people born in 1947, Murray Perahia ranks 194Before him are Larry David, Anne Archer, Kjell Magne Bondevik, Don Henley, Antonio de la Cruz, and Melanie. After him are Jerry Rawlings, Riyoko Ikeda, Karol Dobiaš, Laurie Anderson, Eliyahu M. Goldratt, and James Cosmo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Murray Perahia ranks 2,785 out of 20,380Before him are Thelma Ritter (1902), Joseph Heller (1923), Wayne Dyer (1940), Harry Porter (1882), Edie Sedgwick (1943), and Basil Poledouris (1945). After him are Buddy Guy (1936), Elizabeth McGovern (1961), Stephen Paddock (1953), Sam Waterston (1940), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), and Alan Perlis (1922).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Murray Perahia ranks 159Before him are Don Henley (1947), Van Cliburn (1934), Freddie King (1934), James Kottak (1962), Tito Jackson (1953), and Tom Fogerty (1941). After him are Buddy Guy (1936), Huey Lewis (1950), Erroll Garner (1923), Chet Atkins (1924), Art Pepper (1925), and Laurie Anderson (1947).