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Nicolas Slonimsky

1894 - 1995

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Nicolas Slonimsky (April 27 [O.S. April 15] 1894 – December 25, 1995), born Nikolai Leonidovich Slonimskiy (Russian: Никола́й Леони́дович Сло́нимский), was a Russian-born American conductor, author, pianist, composer and lexicographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicolas Slonimsky has received more than 228,864 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Nicolas Slonimsky is the 981st most popular composer (down from 888th in 2019), the 1,348th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,261st in 2019) and the 51st most popular Russian Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Nicolas Slonimsky ranks 981 out of 1,228Before him are Tyagaraja, Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, Ján Cikker, Otto Jahn, Friedrich Kiel, and Heinrich Schenker. After him are Alexander Moyzes, Siegmund von Hausegger, Roman Vlad, Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi, Klaus Badelt, and Boris Papandopulo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1894, Nicolas Slonimsky ranks 163Before him are Yakov Frenkel, Walter Piston, John Lennard-Jones, Olive Thomas, Alfred Berger, and Viorica Ursuleac. After him are Yan Gamarnik, Paul Hörbiger, Raymond Schwartz, Jack Benny, Arkady Fiedler, and Arthur Freed. Among people deceased in 1995, Nicolas Slonimsky ranks 180Before him are Peter van de Kamp, Jack Finney, Vladislav Listyev, Ashapurna Devi, Robert Bolt, and Robert Stephens. After him are Robertson Davies, Francesco Camusso, Ralph Kronig, Élie Bayol, V. J. Sukselainen, and Julián Berrendero.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nicolas Slonimsky ranks 1,348 out of 2,688Before him are Sigizmund Levanevsky (1902), Khariton Laptev (1700), Aleksandr Khanzhonkov (1877), Savva Mamontov (1841), Mikhail Artamonov (1898), and Ivan Kireyevsky (1806). After him are Vladimir Krutov (1960), Mikhail Katkov (1818), Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi (1907), Yuri Semin (1947), Zara Dolukhanova (1918), and Pyotr Chikhachyov (1808).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Nicolas Slonimsky ranks 51Before him are Matvey Blanter (1903), Karen Khachaturian (1920), Sergei Vasilenko (1872), Aulis Sallinen (1935), Hermann Goetz (1840), and Mikhail Gnessin (1883). After him are Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi (1907), Shlomo Mintz (1957), Andrey Petrov (1930), Andrei Eshpai (1925), Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov (1936), and Valeri Brainin (1948).