1767 - 1847

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Tyagaraja (Telugu: త్యాగరాజ) (4 May 1767 – 6 January 1847), also known as Tyāgayya, was a composer and vocalist of Carnatic music, a form of Indian classical music. He was prolific and highly influential in the development of India's classical music tradition. Tyagaraja and his contemporaries, Shyama Shastri and Muthuswami Dikshitar, are regarded as the Trinity of Carnatic music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tyagaraja has received more than 858,086 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Tyagaraja is the 975th most popular composer (down from 845th in 2019), the 424th most popular biography from India (down from 349th in 2019) and the most popular Indian Composer.

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Among composers, Tyagaraja ranks 975 out of 1,228Before him are Arif Malikov, Fartein Valen, Mikhail Gnessin, Hilding Rosenberg, Gottfried August Homilius, and Louis Niedermeyer. After him are Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, Ján Cikker, Otto Jahn, Friedrich Kiel, Heinrich Schenker, and Nicolas Slonimsky.

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Among people born in 1767, Tyagaraja ranks 40Before him are Bernhard Romberg, Black Hawk, Jean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles, Heinrich Schrader, William Martin, and Rachel Jackson. After him is John Pond. Among people deceased in 1847, Tyagaraja ranks 35Before him are José Joaquín de Olmedo, Frans Michael Franzén, Alexey Venetsianov, José de Palafox y Melci, 1st Duke of Zaragoza, Henry, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen, and Grace Aguilar. After him are Henri Dutrochet, Vicente Rocafuerte, Luis José de Orbegoso, and Manuel Menéndez.

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In India

Among people born in India, Tyagaraja ranks 424 out of 1,227Before him are B. D. Jatti (1912), Arthur E. Kennelly (1861), Manna Dey (1919), Fatima Jinnah (1893), Ashapurna Devi (1909), and Sharmila Tagore (1944). After him are Margaret Abbott (1878), Balaji Vishwanath (1662), Ramananda (1400), Preity Zinta (1975), Charu Majumdar (1918), and Madhuri Dixit (1967).

Among COMPOSERS In India

Among composers born in India, Tyagaraja ranks 1After him are Zakir Hussain (1951), R. D. Burman (1939), Anu Malik (1960), Kailash Kher (1973), Pritam (1971), and Yo Yo Honey Singh (1983).