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Sviatoslav Richter

1915 - 1997

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Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter (Russian: Святослав Теофилович Рихтер, tr. Sviatosláv Teofílovich Ríkhter, IPA: [svʲjətɐsˈlaf tʲɪɐˈfʲiləvʲɪtɕ ˈrʲixtər]; March 20 [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sviatoslav Richter has received more than 460,627 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Sviatoslav Richter is the 68th most popular musician (up from 78th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 51st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Musician.

Sviatoslav Richter is most famous for his interpretations of Beethoven's sonatas.

Memorability Metrics

  • 460k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 75.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Sviatoslav Richter ranks 68 out of 2,675. Before him are Pablo de Sarasate, Lemmy, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Iggy Pop, Chet Baker, and Alexander Glazunov. After him are Goran Bregović, Dean Martin, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, John Coltrane, and Duke Ellington.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1915, Sviatoslav Richter ranks 16Before him are Orson Welles, Arthur Miller, Eli Wallach, Paul Samuelson, Yitzhak Shamir, and Jerome Bruner. After him are Paul Tibbets, Joachim Peiper, Saul Bellow, Billie Holiday, Hu Yaobang, and Fred Hoyle. Among people deceased in 1997, Sviatoslav Richter ranks 15Before him are Gianni Versace, Victor Vasarely, Mobutu Sese Seko, Roy Lichtenstein, Anton LaVey, and Hans Eysenck. After him are Paulo Freire, The Notorious B.I.G., William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Bảo Đại, and Bohumil Hrabal.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Sviatoslav Richter ranks 42 out of 913. Before him are George Gamow (1904), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Joseph Roth (1894), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), and Simon Wiesenthal (1908). After him are Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Anne of Kiev (1025), and Vasily Grossman (1905).

Among MUSICIANS In Ukraine

Among musicians born in Ukraine, Sviatoslav Richter ranks 2Before him are Vladimir Horowitz (1903). After him are David Oistrakh (1908), Emil Gilels (1916), Isaac Stern (1920), Heinrich Neuhaus (1888), Leonid Kogan (1924), Nikolai Kapustin (1937), Alexander Siloti (1863), Nathan Milstein (1902), Gregor Piatigorsky (1903), and Igor Oistrakh (1931).