Alban Berg

1885 - 1935

Alban Berg

Alban Maria Johannes Berg (; German: [ˈbɛɐ̯k]; 9 February 1885 – 24 December 1935) was an Austrian composer of the Second Viennese School. His compositional style combined Romantic lyricism with the twelve-tone technique. Although he left a relatively small oeuvre, he is remembered as one of the most important composers of the 20th century for his expressive style encompassing "entire worlds of emotion and structure".Berg was born and lived in Vienna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alban Berg has received more than 576,598 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 81st most popular composer.

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Among composers, Alban Berg ranks 81 out of 1,008Before him are John Williams, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Luigi Boccherini, Arvo Pärt, Ruggero Leoncavallo, and César Franck. After him are Leonard Bernstein, Nino Rota, Carl Czerny, Leoš Janáček, Léo Delibes, and Orlande de Lassus.

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Among people born in 1885, Alban Berg ranks 7Before him are Niels Bohr, György Lukács, George S. Patton, Ezra Pound, Karen Blixen, and Albert Kesselring. After him are Hermann Hoth, François Mauriac, Julius Streicher, Robert Delaunay, Umberto Nobile, and Vladimir Tatlin. Among people deceased in 1935, Alban Berg ranks 8Before him are Fernando Pessoa, T. E. Lawrence, Alfred Dreyfus, Józef Piłsudski, Paul Signac, and Emmy Noether. After him are Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Arthur Henderson, Astrid of Sweden, Victor Grignard, Charles Richet, and André Citroën.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Alban Berg ranks 72 out of 799Before him are Kurt Waldheim (1918), Anna Freud (1895), Archduke Franz Karl of Austria (1802), Otto Wagner (1841), Peter Drucker (1909), and Maria Carolina of Austria (1752). After him are Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1678), Carl Czerny (1791), Billy Wilder (1906), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Maria Anna Mozart (1751), and Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Alban Berg ranks 9Before him are Franz Schubert (1797), Johann Strauss II (1825), Johann Strauss I (1804), Anton Bruckner (1824), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), and Anton Webern (1883). After him are Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), Josef Strauss (1827), Michael Haydn (1737), Eduard Strauss (1835), and Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766).

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