Artur Schnabel

1882 - 1951

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Artur Schnabel (17 April 1882 – 15 August 1951) was an Austrian-American classical pianist, composer and pedagogue. Schnabel was known for his intellectual seriousness as a musician, avoiding pure technical bravura. Among the 20th century's most respected and important pianists, his playing displayed marked vitality, profundity and spirituality in the Austro-German classics, particularly the works of Beethoven and Schubert. Music critic Harold C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Artur Schnabel has received more than 334,281 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Artur Schnabel is the 380th most popular musician (up from 436th in 2019), the 377th most popular biography from Poland (up from 390th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Polish Musician.

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Among musicians, Artur Schnabel ranks 380 out of 3,175Before him are Stig Anderson, Jermaine Jackson, Ornette Coleman, Alexander Siloti, Rocco Granata, and Wilhelm Backhaus. After him are Nick Cave, Christian Lorenz, Ginger Baker, Michael Schenker, Agustín Barrios, and Baden Powell.

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Among people born in 1882, Artur Schnabel ranks 86Before him are August Kopff, Yoshijirō Umezu, Eugène Joseph Delporte, William Halsey Jr., Princess Louise of Orléans, and Sylvia Pankhurst. After him are John Barrymore, David Burliuk, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Kimon Georgiev, Florian Znaniecki, and Gian Francesco Malipiero. Among people deceased in 1951, Artur Schnabel ranks 44Before him are Kijūrō Shidehara, Fritz Thyssen, Robert J. Flaherty, François Georges-Picot, Ernst von Weizsäcker, and Nikolai Medtner. After him are Ali Sami Yen, Soh Jaipil, Du Yuesheng, Yoshio Nishina, Louis Lavelle, and Volodymyr Vynnychenko.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Artur Schnabel ranks 377 out of 1,694Before him are Richeza of Poland, Queen of Castile (1140), Stanisław Wojciechowski (1869), Arthur Zimmermann (1864), Moritz Moszkowski (1854), Franciszek Gajowniczek (1901), and Hermann von Eichhorn (1848). After him are Leszek II the Black (1241), Hugo Haase (1863), Włodzimierz Lubański (1947), Stanisław Wyspiański (1869), Maria Clementina Sobieska (1702), and Max von Gallwitz (1852).

Among MUSICIANS In Poland

Among musicians born in Poland, Artur Schnabel ranks 6Before him are Władysław Szpilman (1911), Arthur Rubinstein (1887), Henryk Wieniawski (1835), Wanda Landowska (1879), and Henryk Szeryng (1918). After him are Krystian Zimerman (1956), Theodor Leschetizky (1830), Josef Hofmann (1876), Christoph Eschenbach (1940), Bronisław Huberman (1882), and Julian Fontana (1810).