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Sofia Gubaidulina

1931 - Today

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Sofia Asgatovna Gubaidulina (Russian: Софи́я Асгáтовна Губaйду́лина , Tatar: София Әсгать кызы Гобәйдуллина; born 24 October 1931) is a Soviet-Russian composer and an established international figure. Major orchestras around the world have commissioned and performed her works. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sofia Gubaidulina has received more than 353,203 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Sofia Gubaidulina is the 221st most popular composer (up from 243rd in 2019), the 310th most popular biography from Russia (up from 322nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Russian Composer.

Sofia Gubaidulina is most famous for her compositions for orchestra, chamber ensemble, piano, and violin. She is one of the most successful female composers of the 20th century.

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  • 40

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Among composers, Sofia Gubaidulina ranks 221 out of 1,216Before her are James Horner, Niccolò Piccinni, Charles-Marie Widor, François-Joseph Gossec, Ambroise Thomas, and Jacob Obrecht. After her are Pietro Locatelli, Alfred Schnittke, Anton Reicha, Lili Boulanger, Riccardo Broschi, and Alexander von Zemlinsky.

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Among people born in 1931, Sofia Gubaidulina ranks 54Before her are Faten Hamama, David Lee, Richard Rorty, Nawal El Saadawi, Jacques Demy, and Fernando Henrique Cardoso. After her are Stanislav Grof, Ronald Dworkin, Ettore Scola, Riccardo Giacconi, Ivan Rebroff, and Burton Richter.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Sofia Gubaidulina ranks 310 out of 3,262Before her are Patriarch Nikon of Moscow (1605), Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov (1737), Lydia Litvyak (1921), Vasily Arkhipov (1926), Varlam Shalamov (1907), and Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (1843). After her are Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (1784), Aleksey Kuropatkin (1848), Pavlik Morozov (1918), Alfred Schnittke (1934), Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1890), and Alexej von Jawlensky (1864).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Sofia Gubaidulina ranks 13Before her are Alexander Scriabin (1871), Alexander Borodin (1833), Mikhail Glinka (1804), Mily Balakirev (1837), Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), and Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (1883). After her are Alfred Schnittke (1934), Otto Nicolai (1810), Anton Arensky (1861), Sergei Taneyev (1856), Rodion Shchedrin (1932), and Anatoly Lyadov (1855).