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Vladimir Ashkenazy

1937 - Today

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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 500,914 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Vladimir Ashkenazy is the 155th most popular musician (up from 163rd in 2019), the 274th most popular biography from Russia (up from 299th 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.

Memorability Metrics

  • 500k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Vladimir Ashkenazy ranks 155 out of 2,675Before him are Jacqueline du Pré, Claudio Arrau, Cyndi Lauper, Keith Jarrett, James Hetfield, and Chick Corea. After him are Willie Nelson, Stan Getz, Björk, Florian Schneider, Charles-Valentin Alkan, and Luigi Tenco.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1937, Vladimir Ashkenazy ranks 43Before him are David Hockney, Richard Møller Nielsen, Gennady Yanayev, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, Thomas Pynchon, and Colin Powell. After him are Robert Lucas Jr., Avram Hershko, Jacques Santer, Paolo Conte, Andrei Konchalovsky, and Abu Nidal.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Ashkenazy ranks 274 out of 2,688Before him are Vitaly Ginzburg (1916), Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874), Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856), Nikolai Yudenich (1862), Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia (1553), and Eduard Limonov (1943). After him are Nikolay Przhevalsky (1839), Lydia Litvyak (1921), Viktor Zubkov (1941), Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), Nikolay Karamzin (1766), and Fyodor Tolbukhin (1894).

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), Nikolai Zverev (1832), Edgar Froese (1944), Rudolf Barshai (1924), Lev Oborin (1907), Maxim Shostakovich (1938), Lazar Berman (1930), and Evgeny Kissin (1971).