Yo-Yo Ma

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Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is an American cellist. Born in Paris, France to Chinese parents and educated in New York City, United States, Ma was a child prodigy, performing from the age of four and a half. He graduated from The Juilliard School and Harvard University, and has performed as a soloist with orchestras around the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yo-Yo Ma has received more than 3,179,945 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 524th most popular composer.

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  • 4.24

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  • 4.38

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Among composers, Yo-Yo Ma ranks 524 out of 1,008Before him are Heinz Holliger, Ferdinand Hérold, Tielman Susato, William Boyce, Pietro Nardini, and Christoph Graupner. After him are Kurt Atterberg, Jacob van Eyck, Terry Riley, Antoine Brumel, Giuseppe Sarti, and Henri Duparc.

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Among people born in 1955, Yo-Yo Ma ranks 70Before him are Valdis Zatlers, Jean Tigana, Al-Waleed bin Talal, Iman, Eddie Van Halen, and Siri Hustvedt. After him are Griffin Dunne, Debra Winger, Akira Nishino, Richard Schiff, Bill Paxton, and Zbigniew Preisner.

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In France

Among people born in France, Yo-Yo Ma ranks 2,047 out of 4,109Before him are Ferdinand Hérold (1791), Louis-Sébastien Mercier (1740), Eugène Carrière (1849), Jean Daniélou (1905), Félix Gouin (1884), and François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy (1644). After him are Jean Djorkaeff (1939), Émile Augier (1820), Alexis Bouvard (1767), François Étienne de Kellermann (1770), André-Louis Debierne (1874), and Pōmare IV (1813).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Yo-Yo Ma ranks 80Before him are Pierre Henry (1927), Antoine Busnois (1430), Jehan Alain (1911), Jean-Féry Rebel (1666), Claude Goudimel (1514), and Ferdinand Hérold (1791). After him are Antoine Brumel (1460), Henri Duparc (1848), Gabriel Pierné (1863), Jean-Joseph de Mondonville (1711), Alexandre Guilmant (1837), and Jean Guillou (1930).

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