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Alfred Einstein

1880 - 1952

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Alfred Einstein (December 30, 1880 – February 13, 1952) was a German-American musicologist and music editor. He was born in Munich and fled Nazi Germany after Hitler's Machtergreifung, arriving in the United States by 1939. He is best known for being the editor of the first major revision of the Köchel catalogue, which was published in the year 1936. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Einstein has received more than 200,301 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Alfred Einstein is the 336th most popular composer (down from 327th in 2019), the 1,298th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,239th in 2019) and the 47th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Alfred Einstein ranks 336 out of 1,216Before him are Giovanni Bononcini, Francesco Durante, Ignaz Moscheles, Heinrich Isaac, Samuel Scheidt, and Mykola Leontovych. After him are Marcel Dupré, Ernest Bloch, Francesco Cilea, Frank Martin, Cipriano de Rore, and Viktor Ullmann.

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Among people born in 1880, Alfred Einstein ranks 41Before him are Andrei Bely, Vojtech Tuka, Álvaro Obregón, Akiba Rubinstein, Mack Sennett, and María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias. After him are Ernest Bloch, Gideon Sundback, Ugo Cavallero, Alexander Grin, Alice Bailey, and Adam Czerniaków. Among people deceased in 1952, Alfred Einstein ranks 32Before him are George Santayana, Heinrich von Vietinghoff, Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, Sveinn Björnsson, Rudolf Slánský, and Charles Scott Sherrington. After him are Charles Lightoller, Bedřich Hrozný, Emilie Louise Flöge, Clark L. Hull, Archduke Maximilian Eugen of Austria, and John Langenus.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Alfred Einstein ranks 1,298 out of 6,142Before him are Robert Koldewey (1855), Heinz Lammerding (1905), Walter Rauff (1906), Erwin Neher (1944), Franz Walter Stahlecker (1900), and Bernhard Rust (1883). After him are Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Friedrich August Wolf (1759), Bert Sakmann (1942), Maximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg (1817), and Princess Margaretha of Saxony (1840).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Alfred Einstein ranks 47Before him are Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), Carl Reinecke (1824), Nicolaus Bruhns (1665), Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748), Georg Böhm (1661), and Samuel Scheidt (1587). After him are Karl Richter (1926), Carl Loewe (1796), Johann Kuhnau (1660), Joseph Martin Kraus (1756), Friedrich von Flotow (1812), and Johann Schein (1586).