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Zubin Mehta

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Zubin Mehta (born 29 April 1936) is an Indian conductor of Western classical music. He is music director emeritus of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) and conductor emeritus of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Mehta's father was the founder of the Bombay Symphony Orchestra, and Mehta received his early musical education from him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zubin Mehta has received more than 1,550,745 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Zubin Mehta is the 5th most popular conductor (up from 7th in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from India and the most popular Indian Conductor.

Zubin Mehta is most famous for being the conductor of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Among conductors, Zubin Mehta ranks 5 out of 97Before him are Herbert von Karajan, Daniel Barenboim, Claudio Abbado, and Arturo Toscanini. After him are Wilhelm Furtwängler, Riccardo Muti, Lorin Maazel, Sergiu Celibidache, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Karl Böhm, and Bruno Walter.

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Among people born in 1936, Zubin Mehta ranks 25Before him are Barack Obama Sr., F. W. de Klerk, Harald zur Hausen, Richard Bach, Dennis Hopper, and Wilt Chamberlain. After him are Glen Campbell, Jim Clark, Ismail Kadare, Aga Khan IV, Virna Lisi, and Michael Landon.

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In India

Among people born in India, Zubin Mehta ranks 54 out of 1,493Before him are Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883), Harsha (590), Tipu Sultan (1750), Augustus De Morgan (1806), Salman Rushdie (1947), and Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856). After him are William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), Savitribai Phule (1831), Salman Khan (1965), Vyasa (-390), and Premchand (1880).


Among conductors born in India, Zubin Mehta ranks 1