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Anton Bruckner

1824 - 1896

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Josef Anton Bruckner (German: [ˈantoːn ˈbʁʊknɐ] (listen); 4 September 1824 – 11 October 1896) was an Austrian composer and organist best known for his symphonies and sacred music, which includes Masses, Te Deum and motets. The symphonies are considered emblematic of the final stage of Austro-German Romanticism because of their rich harmonic language, strongly polyphonic character, and considerable length. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Bruckner has received more than 1,108,954 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Anton Bruckner is the 49th most popular composer (up from 55th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Austria (up from 38th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Austrian Composer.

Anton Bruckner is most famous for his symphonies, which are in a Romantic style.

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Among composers, Anton Bruckner ranks 49 out of 1,216Before him are Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Gaetano Donizetti, Tomaso Albinoni, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Carl Maria von Weber, and Erik Satie. After him are Carl Orff, Arnold Schoenberg, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orlande de Lassus, Aram Khachaturian, and Domenico Scarlatti.

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Among people born in 1824, Anton Bruckner ranks 3Before him are Bedřich Smetana and Alexandre Dumas fils. After him are Gustav Kirchhoff, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Maria Alexandrovna, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Eugène Boudin, Paul Broca, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Marie Duplessis, and Wilkie Collins. Among people deceased in 1896, Anton Bruckner ranks 4Before him are Alfred Nobel, Paul Verlaine, and Clara Schumann. After him are Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, August Kekulé, William Morris, Hippolyte Fizeau, Otto Lilienthal, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ivar Aasen, and John Everett Millais.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Anton Bruckner ranks 36 out of 1,237Before him are Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578), Niki Lauda (1949), Egon Schiele (1890), Herbert von Karajan (1908), and Friedrich Hayek (1899). After him are Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Viktor Frankl (1905), Maximilian I of Mexico (1832), Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (1557), Karl Landsteiner (1868), and Konrad Lorenz (1903).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Anton Bruckner ranks 6Before him are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756), Franz Schubert (1797), Joseph Haydn (1732), Johann Strauss II (1825), and Johann Strauss I (1804). After him are Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Webern (1883), Carl Czerny (1791), Alban Berg (1885), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), and Alma Mahler (1879).