Pancho Vladigerov

1899 - 1978

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Pancho Haralanov Vladigerov (or Wladigeroff, Wladigerow, Vladiguerov, Vladigueroff; Bulgarian: Панчо Хараланов Владигеров [ˈpant͡ʃo xɐrɐˈɫanov vɫɐdiˈɡɛrof]; 13 March 1899 – 8 September 1978) was a Bulgarian composer, pedagogue, and pianist. Vladigerov is arguably the most influential Bulgarian composer of all time. He was one of the first to successfully combine idioms of Bulgarian folk music and classical music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pancho Vladigerov has received more than 59,386 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Pancho Vladigerov is the 702nd most popular composer (down from 686th in 2019), the 255th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 235th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Swiss Composer.

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Among composers, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 702 out of 1,228Before him are Luigi Denza, Robert Fuchs, Jan Kalivoda, Thomas Newman, Alexander Mosolov, and Christian Cannabich. After him are Erkki Melartin, Antonio Bertali, Rued Langgaard, Philippe de Monte, Franchinus Gaffurius, and Juan Bautista Cabanilles.

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Among people born in 1899, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 118Before him are C. S. Forester, Helge Ingstad, Harold Abrahams, Wessel Freytag von Loringhoven, Zhang Daqian, and Yaakov Dori. After him are Ramon Novarro, Francis Ponge, Rufino Tamayo, Zaki al-Arsuzi, Lovro von Matačić, and Oscar Zariski. Among people deceased in 1978, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 97Before him are Jean Acker, Armin T. Wegner, Harold Abrahams, Leo Ryan, Jacques Brugnon, and Hans Stuck. After him are Mark Robson, Gunnar Nilsson, Leo Genn, Nancy Spungen, Mstislav Keldysh, and Ángel Bossio.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 255 out of 749Before him are Gabriela Andersen-Schiess (1945), René Burri (1933), Isaac Casaubon (1559), Paul Sacher (1906), Vincent Perez (1964), and Gilberto Agustoni (1922). After him are Meyer Guggenheim (1828), Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687), Arthur Cravan (1887), Lisa Della Casa (1919), Didier Burkhalter (1960), and Carl Lutz (1895).

Among COMPOSERS In Switzerland

Among composers born in Switzerland, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 11Before him are Ernest Ansermet (1883), Grock (1880), Joachim Raff (1822), Heinz Holliger (1939), Ludwig Senfl (1486), and Paul Sacher (1906). After him are Othmar Schoeck (1886), Gottfried von Einem (1918), Klaus Huber (1924), Heinrich Sutermeister (1910), Louis Niedermeyer (1802), and Hans Huber (1852).