Stefania Turkewich

1898 - 1977

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Stefania Turkewich-Lukianovych (25 April 1898 – 8 April 1977), also spelled Turkevycz and Turkevich, was a Ukrainian composer, pianist, and musicologist. She is recognized as Ukraine's first woman composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stefania Turkewich has received more than 41,792 page views. Her biography is available in 101 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Stefania Turkewich is the 71st most popular composer (up from 276th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 134th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Composer.

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Among composers, Stefania Turkewich ranks 71 out of 1,451Before her are Leonard Bernstein, Charles Gounod, Anton Webern, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Alessandro Scarlatti, and John Williams. After her are Alexander Scriabin, Gabriel Fauré, Franz Lehár, Alexander Borodin, Leoš Janáček, and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi.

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Among people born in 1898, Stefania Turkewich ranks 13Before her are Enzo Ferrari, Sergei Eisenstein, Umm Kulthum, M. C. Escher, Zhou Enlai, and William James Sidis. After her are Herbert Marcuse, George Gershwin, C. S. Lewis, Liu Shaoqi, Gunnar Myrdal, and Leo Szilard. Among people deceased in 1977, Stefania Turkewich ranks 7Before her are Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley, Maria Callas, Vladimir Nabokov, Wernher von Braun, and Anthony Eden. After her are Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Ludwig Erhard, René Goscinny, Roberto Rossellini, Jacques Prévert, and Aleksandr Vasilevsky.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Stefania Turkewich ranks 22 out of 1,365Before her are Helena Blavatsky (1831), Svetlana Alexievich (1948), Stanisław Lem (1921), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), and Stanisław Leszczyński (1677). After her are Anna Akhmatova (1889), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Élie Metchnikoff (1845), Ludwig von Mises (1881), and Kliment Voroshilov (1881).

Among COMPOSERS In Ukraine

Among composers born in Ukraine, Stefania Turkewich ranks 2Before her are Sergei Prokofiev (1891). After her are Reinhold Glière (1874), Karol Szymanowski (1882), Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), Dimitri Tiomkin (1894), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), Wojciech Kilar (1932), Mykola Lysenko (1842), Igor Markevitch (1912), Boris Lyatoshinsky (1894), and Maxim Berezovsky (1745).