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Myra Hess

1890 - 1965

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Dame Julia Myra Hess, (25 February 1890 – 25 November 1965) was an English pianist best known for her performances of the works of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Myra Hess has received more than 214,514 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Myra Hess is the 1,325th most popular musician (up from 1,542nd in 2019), the 3,515th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,919th in 2019) and the 215th most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Myra Hess ranks 1,325 out of 2,662Before her are Manu Katché, Graham Gouldman, Nuno Bettencourt, Bronisław Kaper, Maynard James Keenan, and Oliver Nelson. After her are David Tudor, Brian Littrell, Andrei Gavrilov, Anouar Brahem, Albert Lee, and György Sándor.

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Among people born in 1890, Myra Hess ranks 168Before her are José Piendibene, Luís de Freitas Branco, Paul Scherrer, Percy Hodge, Robert Armstrong, and Stanley Holloway. After her are Herbert Marshall, Jeanne Eagels, Paul Whiteman, Konstantin Vasilyevich Ivanov, Karl Patterson Schmidt, and Hans Gál. Among people deceased in 1965, Myra Hess ranks 142Before her are Jeanette MacDonald, Frederick Browning, David Smith, Hamo Beknazarian, Eleanor Farjeon, and Francisco Garza Gutiérrez. After her are Jacques Audiberti, Othmar Ammann, Teodor Koskenniemi, Mikheil Tsereteli, Sonja Graf, and Arnold Luhaäär.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Myra Hess ranks 3,515 out of 7,765Before her are Kirkpatrick Macmillan (1835), Joe Wright (1972), Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby (1841), Barbara Windsor (1937), Henry Shrapnel (1761), and Stanley Holloway (1890). After her are Herbert Marshall (1890), Amira Casar (1971), Simon McBurney (1957), William Camden (1551), William Sterndale Bennett (1816), and Kelly Macdonald (1976).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Myra Hess ranks 215Before her are Liam Howlett (1971), John Mayhew (1947), Roy Thomas Baker (1946), Michael Giles (1942), Nigel Kennedy (1956), and Graham Gouldman (1946). After her are Albert Lee (1943), Pete Doherty (1979), Jay Kay (1969), Geoff Nicholls (1948), Bernard Sumner (1956), and Peter Maxwell Davies (1934).