Raimonds Pauls

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Ojārs Raimonds Pauls (born 12 January 1936 in Iļģuciems, Riga, Latvia) is a Latvian composer and piano player who is well known in Latvia, Russia, post-Soviet countries and world-wide. He was the Minister of culture of Latvia from 1988 to 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raimonds Pauls has received more than 114,639 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Raimonds Pauls is the 522nd most popular composer (down from 505th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Latvia (down from 36th in 2019) and the most popular Latvian Composer.

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Among composers, Raimonds Pauls ranks 522 out of 1,228Before him are Johann Christoph Pepusch, Carl Zeller, Hermann Scherchen, Hucbald, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, and Manuel Ponce. After him are Johann Gottfried Walther, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Alex North, Hermann Abendroth, and Stefano Landi.

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Among people born in 1936, Raimonds Pauls ranks 136Before him are Jacques Charrier, Claude Brasseur, Christiane Martel, Horst Mahler, Louis Gossett Jr., and Georgina Spelvin. After him are Robert Downey Sr., Alejandra Pizarnik, Eugenio Barba, Renato Corti, Hifikepunye Pohamba, and Zeynab Khanlarova.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Raimonds Pauls ranks 40 out of 242Before him are Jānis K. Bērziņš (1889), Oswald Külpe (1862), Jukums Vācietis (1873), Frederick Casimir Kettler (1650), Vizma Belševica (1931), and Friedrich Kettler (1569). After him are Solomon Mikhoels (1890), Friedrich Zander (1887), Laimdota Straujuma (1951), Pēteris Vasks (1946), Maria Amalia of Courland (1653), and Yevgeny Miller (1867).

Among COMPOSERS In Latvia

Among composers born in Latvia, Raimonds Pauls ranks 1After him are Pēteris Vasks (1946), Jāzeps Vītols (1863), Alfrēds Kalniņš (1879), Jānis Ivanovs (1906), Balys Dvarionas (1904), and Ēriks Ešenvalds (1977).