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Vladimir Horowitz

1903 - 1989

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Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (October 1 [O.S. September 18] 1903 – November 5, 1989) was a Russian-born American classical pianist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Horowitz has received more than 1,420,427 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Vladimir Horowitz is the 47th most popular musician (down from 43rd in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Ukraine and the most popular Ukrainian Musician.

Vladimir Horowitz is most famous for being a Russian-born American pianist and conductor. He is considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century.

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Among musicians, Vladimir Horowitz ranks 47 out of 2,662Before him are Maurice Gibb, Benny Andersson, John Deacon, B.B. King, Sting, and Lemmy. After him are Brian Wilson, Bruce Springsteen, David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Isaac Albéniz, and Baroness Mary Vetsera.

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Among people born in 1903, Vladimir Horowitz ranks 10Before him are Theodor W. Adorno, Konrad Lorenz, Olav V of Norway, Georges Simenon, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, and John Dillinger. After him are Mark Rothko, Kane Tanaka, Habib Bourguiba, Fernandel, Galeazzo Ciano, and Marguerite Yourcenar. Among people deceased in 1989, Vladimir Horowitz ranks 18Before him are Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Elena Ceaușescu, Lee Van Cleef, Andrei Gromyko, Laurence Olivier, and Osamu Tezuka. After him are Bette Davis, János Kádár, Silvana Mangano, Dolores Ibárruri, Sándor Márai, and Thomas Bernhard.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir Horowitz ranks 31 out of 1,083Before him are Vaslav Nijinsky (1889), Ludwig von Mises (1881), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Wilhelm Reich (1897), Sergei Korolev (1906), and Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836). After him are Nestor Makhno (1888), Andrei Chikatilo (1936), Simon Wiesenthal (1908), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Élie Metchnikoff (1845), and Trofim Lysenko (1898).

Among MUSICIANS In Ukraine

Among musicians born in Ukraine, Vladimir Horowitz ranks 1After him are Sviatoslav Richter (1915), David Oistrakh (1908), Emil Gilels (1916), Isaac Stern (1920), Heinrich Neuhaus (1888), Leonid Kogan (1924), Igor Oistrakh (1931), Gregor Piatigorsky (1903), Nathan Milstein (1902), Nikolai Kapustin (1937), and Alexander Siloti (1863).