Vasily Kalinnikov

1866 - 1900

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Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov (Russian: Васи́лий Серге́евич Кали́нников; 13 January 1866 [O.S. 1 January 1866] – 11 January 1901 [O.S. 29 December 1900]) was a Russian composer. His body of work consists of two symphonies, several additional orchestral works, and numerous songs, all of them imbued with characteristics of folksong. His symphonies, particularly the First, were frequently performed in the early 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Kalinnikov has received more than 170,551 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Vasily Kalinnikov is the 502nd most popular composer (down from 435th in 2019), the 667th most popular biography from Russia (down from 586th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Russian Composer.

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Among composers, Vasily Kalinnikov ranks 502 out of 1,451Before him are Franz Abt, Erwin Schulhoff, Kaija Saariaho, Agostino Steffani, John Adams, and Guillaume Lekeu. After him are Maddalena Casulana, Aleksandra Pakhmutova, Ethel Smyth, Alexandre Desplat, Alexandre Tansman, and Princess Cecilia of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1866, Vasily Kalinnikov ranks 46Before him are Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, Alikhan Bukeikhanov, Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Maria Letizia Bonaparte, Duchess of Aosta, Franz von Bayros, and Emile Vandervelde. After him are Voltairine de Cleyre, Reginald Fessenden, Ramon Casas, Paul Lincke, Wakatsuki Reijirō, and Princess Viktoria of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1900, Vasily Kalinnikov ranks 35Before him are Princess Josephine of Baden, Joseph Bertrand, Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg, Zdeněk Fibich, and Stephen Crane. After him are Mihály Munkácsy, Pyotr Lavrov, Henry Sidgwick, Hermann Levi, David Edward Hughes, and Bruno Abakanowicz.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily Kalinnikov ranks 667 out of 3,761Before him are Praskovia Saltykova (1664), Konstantin Pobedonostsev (1827), Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov (1933), Zinaida Gippius (1869), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), and Yuriy Yekhanurov (1948). After him are Aleksandra Pakhmutova (1929), Inna Churikova (1943), Vasily Petrov (1917), Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), Agrippina Vaganova (1879), and Sergei Dovlatov (1941).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Vasily Kalinnikov ranks 26Before him are Anatoly Lyadov (1855), Nikolai Medtner (1879), Georgy Sviridov (1915), Hans Pfitzner (1869), Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), and Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859). After him are Aleksandra Pakhmutova (1929), Gennady Rozhdestvensky (1931), Tikhon Khrennikov (1913), Alexander Gretchaninov (1864), Sergei Lyapunov (1859), and Alexander Tcherepnin (1899).