Sergiu Celibidache

1912 - 1996

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Sergiu Celibidache (Romanian: [ˈserd͡ʒju t͡ʃelibiˈdake]; 11 July [O.S. 28 June] 1912 – 14 August 1996) was a Romanian conductor, composer, musical theorist, and teacher. Educated in his native Romania, and later in Paris and Berlin, Celibidache's career in music spanned over five decades, including tenures as principal conductor of the Munich Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Sicilian Symphony Orchestra and several other European orchestras. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergiu Celibidache has received more than 327,558 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Sergiu Celibidache is the 6th most popular conductor (up from 7th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Romania (down from 33rd in 2019) and the most popular Romanian Conductor.

Sergiu Celibidache was a Romanian conductor who is most famous for his interpretations of the symphonies of Beethoven.

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Among conductors, Sergiu Celibidache ranks 6 out of 97Before him are Herbert von Karajan, Claudio Abbado, Arturo Toscanini, Daniel Barenboim, and Wilhelm Furtwängler. After him are Zubin Mehta, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Lorin Maazel, Bruno Walter, Karl Böhm, and Riccardo Muti.

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Among people born in 1912, Sergiu Celibidache ranks 25Before him are Chuck Jones, János Kádár, Sonja Henie, Millvina Dean, Hanna Reitsch, and Gene Kelly. After him are Adolf Galland, James Callaghan, Robert Doisneau, Alois Brunner, Maria Mandl, and Jozef Gabčík. Among people deceased in 1996, Sergiu Celibidache ranks 17Before him are Joseph Brodsky, René Lacoste, Frank Whittle, Dzhokhar Dudayev, Paul Erdős, and Gene Kelly. After him are Adolf Galland, Babrak Karmal, Tadeusz Reichstein, Silvio Piola, Artur Axmann, and Odysseas Elytis.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Sergiu Celibidache ranks 34 out of 572Before him are Jacob L. Moreno (1889), Elie Wiesel (1928), Bela Lugosi (1882), George Enescu (1881), János Bolyai (1802), and Mihai Eminescu (1850). After him are Michael the Brave (1558), Gheorghe Zamfir (1941), Mircea Lucescu (1945), John Cassian (360), Nadia Comăneci (1961), and Dimitrie Cantemir (1673).

Among CONDUCTORS In Romania

Among conductors born in Romania, Sergiu Celibidache ranks 1