Tikhon Khrennikov

1913 - 2007

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Tikhon Nikolayevich Khrennikov (Russian: Тихон Николаевич Хренников; 10 June [O.S. 28 May] 1913 – 14 August 2007) was a Russian and Soviet composer, pianist, and General Secretary of the Union of Soviet Composers (1948–1991), who was also known for his political activities. He wrote three symphonies, four piano concertos, two violin concertos, two cello concertos, operas, operettas, ballets, chamber music, incidental music and film music. During the 1930s, Khrennikov was already being hailed as a leading Soviet composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tikhon Khrennikov has received more than 105,816 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Tikhon Khrennikov is the 604th most popular composer (up from 608th in 2019), the 816th most popular biography from Russia and the 29th most popular Russian Composer.

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Among composers, Tikhon Khrennikov ranks 604 out of 1,451Before him are Luis de Milán, Peter Sculthorpe, Isabella Leonarda, Giacinto Scelsi, Ernst Krenek, and Luzzasco Luzzaschi. After him are Korla Awgust Kocor, Francesco Feo, Agustín Lara, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, Jehan Alain, and Spyridon Samaras.

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Among people born in 1913, Tikhon Khrennikov ranks 120Before him are Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg, Henri Eberhardt, Alfred Bester, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Wols, and Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. After him are Pak Song-chol, William P. Rogers, René Schneider, Heinrich Bär, Mouloud Feraoun, and William Tolbert. Among people deceased in 2007, Tikhon Khrennikov ranks 118Before him are Barry Nelson, Jean-Marie Lustiger, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Raul Hilberg, Emiliano Mercado del Toro, and Ian Stevenson. After him are François-Xavier Ortoli, Aden Adde, Delbert Mann, Sa'dun Hammadi, Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, and Eleonora Rossi Drago.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Tikhon Khrennikov ranks 816 out of 3,761Before him are Vasily Tatishchev (1686), Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (1896), Valentina Ponomaryova (1933), Mikhail Katukov (1900), Matrona Nikonova (1881), and Arkady Gaidar (1904). After him are Yulii Khariton (1904), Aleksey Batalov (1928), Yakov Pavlov (1917), Ğabdulla Tuqay (1886), Konstantin Balmont (1867), and Vasily Tropinin (1776).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Tikhon Khrennikov ranks 29Before him are Hans Pfitzner (1869), Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859), Vasily Kalinnikov (1866), Aleksandra Pakhmutova (1929), and Gennady Rozhdestvensky (1931). After him are Alexander Gretchaninov (1864), Sergei Lyapunov (1859), Alexander Tcherepnin (1899), Edison Denisov (1929), Matvey Blanter (1903), and Boris Asafyev (1884).