Anton Reicha

1770 - 1836

Anton Reicha

Anton (Antonín, Antoine) Reicha (Rejcha) (26 February 1770 – 28 May 1836) was a Czech-born, later naturalized French composer. A contemporary and lifelong friend of Beethoven, he is now best remembered for his substantial early contributions to the wind quintet literature and his role as teacher of pupils including Franz Liszt, Hector Berlioz and César Franck. He was also an accomplished theorist, and wrote several treatises on various aspects of composition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Reicha has received more than 132,714 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 297th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Anton Reicha ranks 297 out of 1,008Before him are François-Adrien Boieldieu, Alexander Agricola, Pietro Della Valle, Franco Alfano, Hanns Eisler, and Christian Gottlob Neefe. After him are Charles Ives, Ernest Bloch, Georg Böhm, André Campra, Johann Kuhnau, and Luigi Dallapiccola.

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Among people born in 1770, Anton Reicha ranks 17Before him are Manuel Belgrano, Ferdinando Carulli, Pierre Cambronne, Alexandre Pétion, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, and Princess Carolina of Parma. After him are Thomas Johann Seebeck, Theodoros Kolokotronis, Sequoyah, George Canning, Dominique Vandamme, and Alexandre Brongniart. Among people deceased in 1836, Anton Reicha ranks 18Before him are Davy Crockett, Claude-Louis Navier, James Mill, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Aaron Burr, and Nathan Mayer Rothschild. After him are Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, Maria Cristina of Savoy, William Henry, Antoine Destutt de Tracy, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, and James Bowie.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Anton Reicha ranks 91 out of 445Before him are Eduard Hanslick (1825), Bořivoj I, Duke of Bohemia (852), Rafael Kubelík (1914), Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1662), Boleslaus II, Duke of Bohemia (932), and Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein (1940). After him are Antonín Zápotocký (1884), Alfred Kubin (1877), G. W. Pabst (1885), Ignaz Moscheles (1794), Petr Čech (1982), and Věra Chytilová (1929).

Among COMPOSERS In Czechia

Among composers born in Czechia, Anton Reicha ranks 7Before him are Gustav Mahler (1860), Leoš Janáček (1854), Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679), Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897), Josef Mysliveček (1737), and Eduard Hanslick (1825). After him are Ignaz Moscheles (1794), Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760), Viktor Ullmann (1898), Georg Benda (1722), Vítězslav Novák (1870), and Franz Xaver Richter (1709).

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