Udo Zimmermann

1943 - 2021

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Udo Zimmermann (6 October 1943 – 22 October 2021) was a German composer, musicologist, opera director, and conductor. He worked as a professor of composition, founded a centre for contemporary music in Dresden, and was director of the Leipzig Opera and the Deutsche Oper Berlin. He directed a contemporary music series for the Bayerischer Rundfunk and a European centre of the arts in Hellerau. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Udo Zimmermann has received more than 64,045 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Udo Zimmermann is the 1,321st most popular composer (down from 828th in 2019), the 5,325th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,087th in 2019) and the 174th most popular German Composer.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.69

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  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Udo Zimmermann has had the most page views in the with 11,058 views, followed by English (3,341), and French (873). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Volapük (455.36%), Simple English (98.43%), and Egyptian Arabic (44.62%)


Among composers, Udo Zimmermann ranks 1,321 out of 1,451Before him are Ned Rorem, Joel Goldsmith, Thomas Adès, Kurt Thomas, Laxmikant–Pyarelal, and Thanos Mikroutsikos. After him are Hauschka, Christian Wolff, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Vicente Amigo, Horatio Parker, and Henry Lawes.

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Among people born in 1943, Udo Zimmermann ranks 613Before him are Manfred Schnelldorfer, Hugh Wilson, Dan Coats, Yoshisada Shimizu, Daniel Brandenstein, and Ignacio Prieto. After him are Klaus Köste, Alan Rudolph, Cosimo Pinto, Johnny Höglin, Van Dyke Parks, and Mikhail Zhelev. Among people deceased in 2021, Udo Zimmermann ranks 538Before him are Millie Hughes-Fulford, Shawn Rhoden, Vladimir Kiselyov, Virgil Abloh, Dorothy Manley, and Julie Strain. After him are Aleksandr Rogozhkin, Jean-Denis Bredin, Enrique Chazarreta, Vicente Cantatore, Lester Bird, and Jonathan Penrose.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Udo Zimmermann ranks 5,325 out of 7,253Before him are Horst Meyer (1941), Rolf Landauer (1927), Paul Koebe (1882), Wilhelm Ferdinand Erichson (1809), Willy Bandholz (1912), and Ursula Karven (1964). After him are Hauschka (1966), Harry Groener (1951), Paul Günther (1882), Nicolas Kiefer (1977), Graham Coxon (1969), and Peter Nogly (1947).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Udo Zimmermann ranks 174Before him are Walter Braunfels (1882), Oskar Sala (1910), Melchior Vulpius (1570), Johanna Kinkel (1810), Lukas Foss (1922), and Kurt Thomas (1904). After him are Hauschka (1966), Alexander Goehr (1932), Samuel Adler (1928), Ludger Stühlmeyer (1961), Gus Kahn (1886), and Masashi Hamauzu (1971).