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Simon Rattle

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Sir Simon Denis Rattle (born 19 January 1955) is a British-German conductor. He rose to international prominence during the 1980s and 1990s, while music director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1980–1998). Rattle was principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic from 2002 to 2018. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Rattle has received more than 811,655 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Simon Rattle is the 30th most popular conductor (up from 32nd in 2019), the 1,347th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,462nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Conductor.

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  • 810k

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  • 56.49

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among conductors, Simon Rattle ranks 30 out of 97Before him are Hans Knappertsbusch, Eugen Jochum, Charles Dutoit, John Philip Sousa, Serge Koussevitzky, and John Eliot Gardiner. After him are Franz Danzi, James Levine, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Fritz Reiner, George Szell, and Leif Segerstam.

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Among people born in 1955, Simon Rattle ranks 81Before him are Béla Tarr, Avram Grant, Toninho Cerezo, Tanya Roberts, Meles Zenawi, and Verónica Forqué. After him are Adem Jashari, Iman, Miguel Ferrer, Matthias Jabs, Maria Shriver, and Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Simon Rattle ranks 1,347 out of 7,765Before him are Edmund Kean (1787), John Austin (1790), Timothy Spall (1957), John Gay (1685), William McDougall (1871), and Joseph Addison (1672). After him are Claire Forlani (1971), Alma Reville (1899), David Hartley (1705), Harry Gregg (1932), R. G. Collingwood (1889), and Dave Evans (1953).

Among CONDUCTORS In United Kingdom

Among conductors born in United Kingdom, Simon Rattle ranks 3Before him are Leopold Stokowski (1882) and John Eliot Gardiner (1943). After him are John Barbirolli (1899), Colin Davis (1927), Thomas Beecham (1879), Jeffrey Tate (1943), Henry Wood (1869), Adrian Boult (1889), Antonio Pappano (1959), John Pritchard (1921), and Malcolm Sargent (1895).