Anton Webern

1883 - 1945

Anton Webern

Anton Friedrich Wilhelm von Webern (German: [ˈantɔn ˈveːbɐn] (listen); 3 December 1883 – 15 September 1945) was an Austrian composer and conductor. Along with his mentor Arnold Schoenberg and his colleague Alban Berg, Webern was in the core of those in the circle of the Second Viennese School, including Ernst Krenek and Theodor W. Adorno. As an exponent of atonality and twelve-tone technique, Webern exerted influence on contemporaries Luigi Dallapiccola, Křenek, and even Schoenberg himself. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Webern has received more than 480,840 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular composer.

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  • 480k

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  • 71.15

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  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, Anton Webern ranks 69 out of 1,008Before him are Charles Gounod, Dieterich Buxtehude, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Johann Pachelbel, Johann Christian Bach, and Alessandro Scarlatti. After him are Vangelis, Franz Lehár, Gabriel Fauré, Alexander Scriabin, John Cage, and John Williams.

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Among people born in 1883, Anton Webern ranks 9Before him are Coco Chanel, John Maynard Keynes, Karl Jaspers, Khalil Gibran, Walter Gropius, and Joseph Schumpeter. After him are Nikos Kazantzakis, Jaroslav Hašek, Victor Francis Hess, Lev Kamenev, José Ortega y Gasset, and Morihei Ueshiba. Among people deceased in 1945, Anton Webern ranks 12Before him are Joseph Goebbels, Eva Braun, Martin Bormann, Béla Bartók, Fedor von Bock, and Walter Model. After him are Magda Goebbels, George S. Patton, Wilhelm Canaris, Vidkun Quisling, Thomas Hunt Morgan, and Ernst Cassirer.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Anton Webern ranks 61 out of 799Before him are Otto von Habsburg (1912), Alois Hitler (1837), Martin Buber (1878), Béla IV of Hungary (1206), Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527), and Klara Hitler (1860). After him are Robert Musil (1880), Fritz Lang (1890), Hedy Lamarr (1914), Oskar Kokoschka (1886), Kurt Waldheim (1918), and Anna Freud (1895).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Anton Webern ranks 8Before him are Joseph Haydn (1732), Franz Schubert (1797), Johann Strauss II (1825), Johann Strauss I (1804), Anton Bruckner (1824), and Arnold Schoenberg (1874). After him are Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), Josef Strauss (1827), Michael Haydn (1737), and Eduard Strauss (1835).

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