COMPOSER

Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi

1907 - 1979

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Vasily Pavlovich Solovyov-Sedoi (Василий Павлович Соловьёв-Седой; 25 April [O.S. 12 April] 1907a – 2 December 1979) was a Soviet and Russian classical composer and songwriter who was born and died in Leningrad. Solovyov-Sedoi composed, among others, the music for the songs Solov'i and Moscow Nights (Russian: Подмосковные вечера; transliterated as "Podmoskovnye Vechera"). He also wrote music for numerous films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi has received more than 33,886 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi is the 985th most popular composer (down from 862nd in 2019), the 1,351st most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,197th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Russian Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi ranks 985 out of 1,228Before him are Friedrich Kiel, Heinrich Schenker, Nicolas Slonimsky, Alexander Moyzes, Siegmund von Hausegger, and Roman Vlad. After him are Klaus Badelt, Boris Papandopulo, Toivo Kuula, Oskar Kolberg, Edvard Mirzoyan, and Melchior Vulpius.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1907, Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi ranks 219Before him are Fritz Wotruba, Sigmund Ruud, Israel Regardie, Roger Blin, Ilia Vekua, and Vasja Pirc. After him are Walter Nausch, Chico Landi, Henk Badings, Andrei Glanzmann, Tommy Hampson, and Antonín Vodička. Among people deceased in 1979, Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi ranks 158Before him are Pyotr Gavrilov, Jack Haley, Michael Wilding, Igor Bondarevsky, John Cromwell, and István Bibó. After him are Antonio María Barbieri, Bruno Apitz, Erich Rademacher, Rebecca Clarke, Issa Pliyev, and Volodymyr Ivasyuk.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi ranks 1,351 out of 2,688Before him are Savva Mamontov (1841), Mikhail Artamonov (1898), Ivan Kireyevsky (1806), Nicolas Slonimsky (1894), Vladimir Krutov (1960), and Mikhail Katkov (1818). After him are Yuri Semin (1947), Zara Dolukhanova (1918), Pyotr Chikhachyov (1808), Galina Zybina (1931), Irina Khakamada (1955), and Alexander Brullov (1798).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi ranks 52Before him are Karen Khachaturian (1920), Sergei Vasilenko (1872), Aulis Sallinen (1935), Hermann Goetz (1840), Mikhail Gnessin (1883), and Nicolas Slonimsky (1894). After him are Shlomo Mintz (1957), Andrey Petrov (1930), Andrei Eshpai (1925), Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov (1936), Valeri Brainin (1948), and Lera Auerbach (1973).