Rudolf Serkin

1903 - 1991

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Rudolf Serkin (28 March 1903 – 8 May 1991) was a Bohemian-born Austrian-American pianist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Serkin has received more than 236,280 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Rudolf Serkin is the 436th most popular musician (up from 462nd in 2019), the 238th most popular biography from Czechia (up from 242nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Czech Musician.

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Among musicians, Rudolf Serkin ranks 436 out of 3,175Before him are Dan McCafferty, Manitas de Plata, Theodor Leschetizky, Nikolai Kapustin, Al Di Meola, and Marguerite Long. After him are Josef Hofmann, Andy Summers, Robert Wyatt, Alvin Lee, Elvis Costello, and Ton Koopman.

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Among people born in 1903, Rudolf Serkin ranks 94Before him are Silvina Ocampo, Otto Abetz, Lou Gehrig, Aleksei N. Leontiev, Anny Ondra, and Walker Evans. After him are Watchman Nee, Nikos Zachariadis, Georges Politzer, Alice Herz-Sommer, Cornell Woolrich, and Victor Brauner. Among people deceased in 1991, Rudolf Serkin ranks 76Before him are Giacomo Manzù, Héctor Rial, María Zambrano, Willi Boskovsky, Edmond Jabès, and Pedro Arrupe. After him are Cassandra Harris, Carmine Coppola, Yevgeny Dragunov, Berenice Abbott, Joachim Kroll, and Daigoro Kondo.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Rudolf Serkin ranks 238 out of 1,200Before him are Spytihněv II, Duke of Bohemia (1031), Josef Abrhám (1939), Elizabeth of Görlitz (1390), Viliam Schrojf (1931), Luboš Kohoutek (1935), and Petr Ginz (1928). After him are Emil Orlík (1870), Clement Mary Hofbauer (1751), Karel Brückner (1939), Anne of Bavaria (1329), Josef Lada (1887), and Jan Hammer (1948).

Among MUSICIANS In Czechia

Among musicians born in Czechia, Rudolf Serkin ranks 5Before him are Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644), Alfred Brendel (1931), David Popper (1843), and Jan Kubelík (1880). After him are Jan Hammer (1948), Alice Herz-Sommer (1903), Wojciech Żywny (1756), Josef Suk (1929), Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (1812), Ivan Mládek (1942), and Eduard Nápravník (1839).