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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. Part of the so-called Second Generation Bulgarian Composers, he was among the founding members of the Bulgarian Contemporary Music Society (1933), which later became the Union of Bulgarian Composers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pancho Vladigerov has received more than 81,316 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Pancho Vladigerov is the 561st most popular composer (up from 702nd in 2019), the 207th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 255th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Swiss Composer.

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Among composers, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 561 out of 1,216Before him are Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Pierre Henry, Riccardo Drigo, Bálint Bakfark, Aloysia Weber, and Antonio Maria Abbatini. After him are François Devienne, Johann Nikolaus Forkel, Georg Joseph Vogler, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Guillaume Lekeu, and Alexander Gretchaninov.

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Among people born in 1899, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 99Before him are Gustaf Gründgens, Benjamin Péret, Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, Mart Stam, Soraya Tarzi, and Max Simon. After him are Jimmie Angel, Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Richard Hauptmann, Marcel Achard, Charles Best, and Noël Coward. Among people deceased in 1978, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 74Before him are Robert Shaw, Wadie Haddad, Leo Ryan, José Manuel Moreno, Max Mallowan, and Joe Davis. After him are Gaston Julia, Max Decugis, Charles Best, Salvador de Madariaga, Karl Lennart Oesch, and Samuel Goudsmit.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 207 out of 876Before him are Roberto Di Matteo (1970), Denis de Rougemont (1906), Adrian Frutiger (1928), Julius Maggi (1846), Alain Tanner (1929), and Matthias Zurbriggen (1856). After him are Ferdinand Kübler (1919), André Abegglen (1909), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), Pascal Couchepin (1942), Jean Ziegler (1934), and Carlo Fontana (1638).

Among COMPOSERS In Switzerland

Among composers born in Switzerland, Pancho Vladigerov ranks 8Before him are Sigismond Thalberg (1812), Ernest Bloch (1880), Frank Martin (1890), Ernest Ansermet (1883), Grock (1880), and Joachim Raff (1822). After him are Heinz Holliger (1939), Ludwig Senfl (1486), Paul Sacher (1906), Heinrich Sutermeister (1910), Louis Niedermeyer (1802), and Othmar Schoeck (1886).