Alban Berg

1885 - 1935

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Alban Maria Johannes Berg ( BAIRG, German: [ˈalbaːn ˈbɛʁk]; 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 738,846 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Alban Berg is the 77th most popular composer (up from 81st in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Austria (up from 72nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Austrian Composer.

Alban Berg is most famous for his opera Lulu.

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Among composers, Alban Berg ranks 77 out of 1,228Before him are Anton Webern, Charles Gounod, Alexander Scriabin, Nino Rota, Josquin des Prez, and Mikis Theodorakis. After him are Mikhail Glinka, Vangelis, Gabriel Fauré, Luigi Boccherini, Jules Massenet, and Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

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Among people born in 1885, Alban Berg ranks 3Before him are Niels Bohr and Karen Blixen. After him are György Lukács, George S. Patton, Albert Kesselring, Julius Streicher, Hermann Hoth, Ezra Pound, François Mauriac, Faisal I of Iraq, and Chester W. Nimitz. Among people deceased in 1935, Alban Berg ranks 7Before him are Kazimir Malevich, Alfred Dreyfus, T. E. Lawrence, Fernando Pessoa, Paul Signac, and Emmy Noether. After him are Józef Piłsudski, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Arthur Henderson, Astrid of Sweden, Auguste Escoffier, and André Citroën.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Alban Berg ranks 66 out of 1,075Before him are Anton Webern (1883), Christian Doppler (1803), Alois Hitler (1837), Hedy Lamarr (1914), Robert Musil (1880), and Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527). After him are Billy Wilder (1906), Kurt Waldheim (1918), Maria Carolina of Austria (1752), Fritz Lang (1890), Oskar Kokoschka (1886), and Heinrich Harrer (1912).

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), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Bruckner (1824), and Anton Webern (1883). After him are Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Josef Strauss (1827), and Michael Haydn (1737).