COMPOSER

Uzeyir Hajibeyov

1885 - 1948

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Uzeyir bey Abdulhuseyn oghlu Hajibeyli (Azerbaijani: Üzeyir bəy Əbdülhüseyn oğlu Hacıbəyli; Russian: Узеир Абдул-Гусейн оглы Гаджибеков, romanized: Uzeir Abdul-Guseyn ogly Gadzhibekov; September 18, 1885 – November 23, 1948), known as Uzeyir Hajibeyov (Azerbaijani: Üzeyir Hacıbəyov, Arabic script: عزیر حاجی‌بیوو, pronounced [yzeˈjiɾ hɑdʒɯˈbæjof]) was an Azerbaijani composer, conductor, publicist, playwright, and social figure. He is recognized as the father of Azerbaijani composed classical music and opera. Uzeyir Hajibeyov composed the music of the national anthem of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (which was re-adopted after Azerbaijan regained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uzeyir Hajibeyov has received more than 166,817 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Uzeyir Hajibeyov is the 232nd most popular composer (up from 263rd in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Azerbaijan (up from 18th in 2019) and the most popular Composer.

Uzeyir hajibeyov is most famous for composing the opera "Leyli and Majnun."

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Uzeyir Hajibeyov ranks 232 out of 1,216Before him are Riccardo Broschi, Alexander von Zemlinsky, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Pierre Schaeffer, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, and Engelbert Humperdinck. After him are Otto Nicolai, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Niels Gade, Giacomo Carissimi, Henryk Górecki, and Francesco Geminiani.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1885, Uzeyir Hajibeyov ranks 40Before him are Alexander Löhr, Sinclair Lewis, Heinrich Hoffmann, Hugo Boss, Hugo Sperrle, and Clementine Churchill. After him are Giacomo Matteotti, Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, G. W. Pabst, Kato Svanidze, Romano Guardini, and Will Durant. Among people deceased in 1948, Uzeyir Hajibeyov ranks 34Before him are Umberto Giordano, Hugo Boss, Iwane Matsui, D. W. Griffith, Tamam Shud case, and Georges Bernanos. After him are Zelda Fitzgerald, Waldemar Hoven, Yoshiko Kawashima, Emil Ludwig, Kantarō Suzuki, and Dieter Wisliceny.

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In Azerbaijan

Among people born in Azerbaijan, Uzeyir Hajibeyov ranks 16 out of 189Before him are Imadaddin Nasimi (1369), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901), Lotfi A. Zadeh (1921), Abulfaz Elchibey (1938), Ivan Bagramyan (1897), and Ayaz Mutallibov (1938). After him are Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh (1884), Mirza Fatali Akhundov (1812), Garegin Nzhdeh (1886), Artur Rasizade (1935), Pavel Florensky (1882), and Khaqani (1126).

Among COMPOSERS In Azerbaijan

Among composers born in Azerbaijan, Uzeyir Hajibeyov ranks 1After him are Fikret Amirov (1922), Gara Garayev (1918), Arif Malikov (1933), Avet Terterian (1929), Tofig Guliyev (1917), Elza Ibrahimova (1938), and Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (1947).