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Vladimir Ashkenazy

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Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (Russian: Влади́мир Дави́дович Ашкена́зи, Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazi; born 6 July 1937) is an internationally recognized solo pianist, chamber music performer, and conductor. He is originally from Russia and has held Icelandic citizenship since 1972. He has lived in Switzerland since 1978. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Ashkenazy has received more than 573,534 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Vladimir Ashkenazy is the 150th most popular musician (up from 155th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from Russia (down from 273rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Musician.

Vladimir Ashkenazy is a Russian pianist and conductor. He is most famous for his interpretations of Russian composers such as Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Prokofiev.

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  • 570k

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  • 62.98

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Vladimir Ashkenazy ranks 150 out of 2,662Before him are Hans von Bülow, James Hetfield, Malcolm Young, Nick Mason, Thelonious Monk, and Tony Iommi. After him are Arnaut Daniel, Frank Farian, Giovanni Battista Martini, Joseph Joachim, Claudio Arrau, and Pete Best.

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Among people born in 1937, Vladimir Ashkenazy ranks 41Before him are Gordon Banks, Princess Birgitta of Sweden, Avram Hershko, Robert Lucas Jr., Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and Colleen McCullough. After him are Claude Lelouch, Juvénal Habyarimana, Andrei Konchalovsky, Ferdinand Piëch, Thomas Pynchon, and Jacques Santer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Ashkenazy ranks 281 out of 3,262Before him are Fyodor Tolbukhin (1894), Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia (1860), Nikolai Yudenich (1862), Dmitri Ivanovsky (1864), Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia (1783), and Andrei Grechko (1903). After him are Pharnaces II of Pontus (-95), Kirill Meretskov (1897), Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia (1843), Ilya Frank (1908), Armin Mueller-Stahl (1930), and Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963).

Among MUSICIANS In Russia

Among musicians born in Russia, Vladimir Ashkenazy ranks 2Before him are Alexander Glazunov (1865). After him are Nikolai Rubinstein (1835), Valery Gergiev (1953), Grigory Sokolov (1950), Maxim Shostakovich (1938), Alexander Gradsky (1949), Maria Yudina (1899), Lev Oborin (1907), Edgar Froese (1944), Vladimir Sofronitsky (1901), and Lazar Berman (1930).