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 1,430,848 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Zubin Mehta is the 7th most popular conductor (down from 4th in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from India (down from 43rd in 2019) 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 7 out of 97Before him are Herbert von Karajan, Claudio Abbado, Arturo Toscanini, Daniel Barenboim, Wilhelm Furtwängler, and Sergiu Celibidache. After him are Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Lorin Maazel, Bruno Walter, Karl Böhm, Riccardo Muti, and Georg Solti.

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Among people born in 1936, Zubin Mehta ranks 34Before him are Ismail Kadare, Georges Perec, Harald zur Hausen, Albert Finney, Jim Clark, and Burt Reynolds. After him are Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Margaret Hamilton, Virna Lisi, Tariq Aziz, and Benedict Anderson.

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In India

Among people born in India, Zubin Mehta ranks 54 out of 1,227Before him are Salman Rushdie (1947), Augustus De Morgan (1806), Mahākāśyapa (-550), Tipu Sultan (1750), Mumtaz Mahal (1593), and Narendra Modi (1950). After him are Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), Premchand (1880), Sri Aurobindo (1872), Amir Khusrow (1253), Vātsyāyana (300), and Meera (1498).


Among conductors born in India, Zubin Mehta ranks 1