S. D. Burman

1906 - 1975

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Sachin Dev Burman (1 October 1906 – 31 October 1975) was an Indian music director and singer. A member of the Tripura royal family, he started his career with Bengali films in 1937. He later began composing for Hindi movies and became one of the most successful and influential Bollywood film music composers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of S. D. Burman has received more than 982,379 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. S. D. Burman is the 807th most popular musician, the 17th most popular biography from Bangladesh and the most popular Bangladeshi Musician.

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  • 980k

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  • 62.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, S. D. Burman ranks 807 out of 2,675Before him are Jackson Browne, John Mayer, Johnny Hodges, Grover Washington Jr., Karol Mikuli, and Earl Hines. After him are Peter Hammill, Dimebag Darrell, John Williams, Gerry Rafferty, Tommy Dorsey, and Ian Hill.

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Among people born in 1906, S. D. Burman ranks 171Before him are Tuvia Bielski, Dmitry Likhachov, Johnny Hodges, Buddhadasa, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and René Huyghe. After him are Alberto Lleras Camargo, Jerzy Giedroyc, Eleanor Hibbert, Endre Kabos, František Svoboda, and Fazıl Küçük. Among people deceased in 1975, S. D. Burman ranks 112Before him are Virginio Rosetta, Barbara Hepworth, Annette Kellermann, Georges Carpentier, Aníbal Troilo, and Anthony McAuliffe. After him are Mark Donohue, Gustav von Wangenheim, Andrés Mazali, Ernst Alexanderson, Olga Bergholz, and Richard Ratsimandrava.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, S. D. Burman ranks 17 out of 43Before him are Anandamayi Ma (1896), Iajuddin Ahmed (1931), Ziaur Rahman (1936), Begum Rokeya (1880), Khawaja Nazimuddin (1894), and Meghnad Saha (1893). After him are Mahasweta Devi (1926), Shahabuddin Ahmed (1930), Taslima Nasrin (1962), Fakhruddin Ahmed (1940), Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad (1918), and Suchitra Sen (1931).

Among MUSICIANS In Bangladesh

Among musicians born in Bangladesh, S. D. Burman ranks 1After him are Vilayat Khan (1928).