Rudolf Barshai

1924 - 2010

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Rudolf Borisovich Barshai (Russian: Рудольф Борисович Баршай, September 28, 1924 – November 2, 2010) was a Soviet and Russian conductor and violist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Barshai has received more than 65,405 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Rudolf Barshai is the 692nd most popular musician (down from 677th in 2019), the 936th most popular biography from Russia (down from 907th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Russian Musician.

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Among musicians, Rudolf Barshai ranks 692 out of 2,675Before him are Steve Lukather, Luiz Bonfá, John Petrucci, Robert Palmer, Clarence Clemons, and Freddie Hubbard. After him are Nicolas de Grigny, Radu Lupu, Carl Palmer, Steve Winwood, Ricardo Viñes, and Mikkey Dee.

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Among people born in 1924, Rudolf Barshai ranks 178Before him are Michel Constantin, Olivier Gendebien, Josef Škvorecký, S. N. Goenka, Aman Andom, and Élias Sarkis. After him are Luděk Pachman, Edward Cassidy, William Auld, Juan Carlos González, Jean-François Revel, and Phyllis Schlafly. Among people deceased in 2010, Rudolf Barshai ranks 133Before him are Dimitrios Ioannidis, Georges Wilson, Panajot Pano, Rasim Delić, Ernst von Glasersfeld, and Eugène Terre'Blanche. After him are Leonid Kizim, Luigi Poggi, Tony Judt, Steingrímur Hermannsson, Juan Carlos González, and Nasr Abu Zayd.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Rudolf Barshai ranks 936 out of 2,688Before him are Boris Volynov (1934), Mstislav III of Kiev (1150), Vladimir Kramnik (1975), Mitrofan Nedelin (1902), Aleksei Chirikov (1703), and Viktor Savinykh (1940). After him are Ivan Larionov (1830), Vitaly Vorotnikov (1926), Abram Arkhipov (1862), Leonid Kuravlyov (1936), Muslim Magomayev (1885), and Vladimir Atlasov (1661).

Among MUSICIANS In Russia

Among musicians born in Russia, Rudolf Barshai ranks 8Before him are Vladimir Ashkenazy (1937), Nikolai Rubinstein (1835), Valery Gergiev (1953), Grigory Sokolov (1950), Nikolai Zverev (1832), and Edgar Froese (1944). After him are Lev Oborin (1907), Maxim Shostakovich (1938), Lazar Berman (1930), Evgeny Kissin (1971), Nikolai Noskov (1956), and Mikhail Pletnev (1957).