COMPOSER

Alexander von Zemlinsky

1871 - 1942

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Alexander Zemlinsky or Alexander von Zemlinsky (14 October 1871 – 15 March 1942) was an Austrian composer, conductor, and teacher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander von Zemlinsky has received more than 287,008 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Alexander von Zemlinsky is the 203rd most popular composer (up from 228th in 2019), the 211th most popular biography from Austria (up from 221st in 2019) and the 19th most popular Austrian Composer.

Alexander von Zemlinsky is most famous for his opera, "Eine florentinische Tragödie," and for his orchestral work, "Konzertstück for Violin and Orchestra."

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  • 62.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Alexander von Zemlinsky ranks 203 out of 1,451Before him are Philippe de Vitry, Johann Joachim Quantz, Ludwig Minkus, Niels Gade, Eugène Ysaÿe, and André Grétry. After him are Michael Praetorius, Gilles Binchois, Alessandro Marcello, Steve Reich, Angelo Badalamenti, and Pauline Viardot.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1871, Alexander von Zemlinsky ranks 22Before him are Elena of Montenegro, Ioannis Metaxas, Theodore Dreiser, Georges Rouault, František Kupka, and Giacomo Balla. After him are Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Stjepan Radić, Émile Borel, Maurice Garin, William Stern, and Cordell Hull. Among people deceased in 1942, Alexander von Zemlinsky ranks 30Before him are Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Kārlis Ulmanis, Carole Lombard, Hector Guimard, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, and Herschel Grynszpan. After him are Prince George, Duke of Kent, Jozef Gabčík, Grant Wood, Tina Modotti, Michel Fokine, and Chen Duxiu.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Alexander von Zemlinsky ranks 211 out of 1,424Before him are Archduke Ernest of Austria (1553), Ingeborg Bachmann (1926), Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Joseph Joachim (1831), Frederick II, Duke of Austria (1211), and Leopold VI, Duke of Austria (1176). After him are Maria Theresa of Austria (1816), Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria (1589), Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland (1533), Max Reinhardt (1873), Maria Amalia of Austria (1701), and Anton Diabelli (1781).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Alexander von Zemlinsky ranks 19Before him are Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Michael Haydn (1737), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Eduard Strauss (1835), Anna Maria Mozart (1720), and Ludwig Minkus (1826). After him are Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739), Clemens Krauss (1893), Franz Xaver Gruber (1787), Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736), Max Steiner (1888), and Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766).