Nikolai Myaskovsky

1881 - 1950

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Nikolai Yakovlevich Myaskovsky (Russian: Никола́й Я́ковлевич Мяско́вский; Polish: Mikołaj Miąskowski; 20 April 1881 – 8 August 1950), was a Russian and Soviet composer. He is sometimes referred to as the "Father of the Soviet Symphony". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Myaskovsky has received more than 212,401 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Nikolai Myaskovsky is the 303rd most popular composer (down from 284th in 2019), the 257th most popular biography from Poland (down from 228th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Polish Composer.

Nikolai Myaskovsky is most famous for his work in the field of 20th century classical music. He was a Russian composer who was born in 1881 and died in 1950.

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Among composers, Nikolai Myaskovsky ranks 303 out of 1,451Before him are Eduard Hanslick, Joseph Lanner, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Josef Mysliveček, Klaus Schulze, and Reynaldo Hahn. After him are Henri Dutilleux, Bernard Herrmann, Thomas Tallis, Clément Janequin, Cécile Chaminade, and André Campra.

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Among people born in 1881, Nikolai Myaskovsky ranks 48Before him are Otto Bauer, Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, Emil Ludwig, Ludwig Binswanger, William Boeing, and Giovanni Papini. After him are Franz Gürtner, Victor Klemperer, Hugo Meisl, P. G. Wodehouse, Paul Cornu, and Eugène Schueller. Among people deceased in 1950, Nikolai Myaskovsky ranks 34Before him are Cesare Pavese, Kuniaki Koiso, Mao Anying, Petre Dumitrescu, Emmanuel Mounier, and Dinu Lipatti. After him are Milada Horáková, Werner Haase, Francesco Cilea, Constantin Carathéodory, Eliel Saarinen, and John Rabe.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Nikolai Myaskovsky ranks 257 out of 1,694Before him are Itzhak Stern (1901), Erich Fellgiebel (1886), Otto Klemperer (1885), Carl Gotthard Langhans (1732), Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff (1848), and Albert Barillé (1920). After him are Jan Długosz (1415), Alexander Bogdanov (1873), Franz Mehring (1846), Kazimierz Deyna (1947), Wanda Landowska (1879), and Magnus Hirschfeld (1868).

Among COMPOSERS In Poland

Among composers born in Poland, Nikolai Myaskovsky ranks 6Before him are Frédéric Chopin (1810), Krzysztof Penderecki (1933), Witold Lutosławski (1913), Henryk Górecki (1933), and Martin Agricola (1486). After him are Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687), Viktor Ullmann (1898), Grażyna Bacewicz (1909), Mieczysław Weinberg (1919), Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1834), and Maria Szymanowska (1789).