Sergei Prokofiev

1891 - 1953

Sergei Prokofiev

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (; Russian: Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев, tr. Sergej Sergejevič Prokofjev; 27 April [O.S. 15 April] 1891 – 5 March 1953) was a Russian Soviet composer, pianist and conductor. As the creator of acknowledged masterpieces across numerous music genres, he is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergei Prokofiev has received more than 1,798,941 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 37th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Sergei Prokofiev ranks 37 out of 1,008Before him are Maurice Ravel, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Johann Strauss I, and Jacques Offenbach. After him are Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Camille Saint-Saëns, Gaetano Donizetti, and Tomaso Albinoni.

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Among people born in 1891, Sergei Prokofiev ranks 3Before him are Erwin Rommel and Antonio Gramsci. After him are Karl Dönitz, Mikhail Bulgakov, Max Ernst, James Chadwick, Walter Model, Henry Miller, Edith Stein, Nelly Sachs, and B. R. Ambedkar. Among people deceased in 1953, Sergei Prokofiev ranks 2Before him is Joseph Stalin. After him are Edwin Hubble, Gerd von Rundstedt, Lavrentiy Beria, Ibn Saud, Robert Andrews Millikan, Django Reinhardt, Klement Gottwald, Carol II of Romania, Francis Picabia, and Vladimir Tatlin.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Sergei Prokofiev ranks 6 out of 764Before him are Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leon Trotsky (1879), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Nikolai Gogol (1809), and Golda Meir (1898). After him are Kazimir Malevich (1879), Albertus Magnus (1206), John III Sobieski (1629), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Joseph Conrad (1857), and Vladimir the Great (958).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Sergei Prokofiev ranks 1After him are Karol Szymanowski (1882), Reinhold Glière (1874), Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), Dimitri Tiomkin (1894), Wojciech Kilar (1932), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Franz Doppler (1821), Igor Markevitch (1912), Ciprian Porumbescu (1853), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), and Boris Lyatoshinsky (1894).

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