Simon Rattle

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Sir Simon Denis Rattle (born 19 January 1955) is a British 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 678,676 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Simon Rattle is the 32nd most popular conductor (down from 28th in 2019), the 1,464th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,295th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Conductor.

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  • 65.95

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  • 33

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  • 6.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.71

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Among conductors, Simon Rattle ranks 32 out of 97Before him are Serge Koussevitzky, Franz Danzi, Hans Knappertsbusch, Eugen Jochum, Charles Dutoit, and John Eliot Gardiner. After him are James Levine, Colin Davis, Fritz Reiner, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Antal Doráti, and Charles Munch.

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Among people born in 1955, Simon Rattle ranks 75Before him are Hans-Peter Briegel, Richard Schiff, Yo-Yo Ma, Iman, Jeff Daniels, and Adem Jashari. After him are Bill Paxton, Al-Waleed bin Talal, Lena Olin, Debra Winger, Maria Shriver, and Sirindhorn.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Simon Rattle ranks 1,464 out of 6,924Before him are Robert Darwin (1766), Reginald Pole (1500), Glenda Jackson (1936), Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin (1914), Kim Wilde (1960), and Guy Pearce (1967). After him are Ian Rush (1961), David Garrick (1717), Jeremiah Clarke (1674), Roland Joffé (1945), Frances Fisher (1952), and Peg Entwistle (1908).

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 Colin Davis (1927), John Barbirolli (1899), Thomas Beecham (1879), Jeffrey Tate (1943), Henry Wood (1869), Adrian Boult (1889), Malcolm Sargent (1895), Raymond Leppard (1927), and Antonio Pappano (1959).