Bernhard Crusell

1775 - 1838

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Bernhard Henrik Crusell (15 October 1775 – 28 July 1838) was a Swedish-Finnish clarinetist, composer and translator, "the most significant and internationally best-known Finnish-born classical composer and indeed, — the outstanding Finnish composer before Sibelius". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernhard Crusell has received more than 71,919 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Bernhard Crusell is the 415th most popular composer (down from 397th in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Finland (down from 52nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Finnish Composer.

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Among composers, Bernhard Crusell ranks 415 out of 1,228Before him are Remo Giazotto, William Walton, Alfredo Casella, Emilio de' Cavalieri, Wolfgang Wagner, and Nikolai Medtner. After him are Bernardo Pasquini, Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Peter Cornelius, Fredrik Pacius, Luis Bacalov, and Domenico Zipoli.

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Among people born in 1775, Bernhard Crusell ranks 17Before him are Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, Étienne-Louis Malus, Georg Friedrich Grotefend, François-Adrien Boieldieu, Matthew Lewis, and Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald. After him are Teréz Brunszvik, Farkas Bolyai, Adam Albert von Neipperg, Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger, Manuel García, and Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle. Among people deceased in 1838, Bernhard Crusell ranks 11Before him are Pierre Louis Dulong, Ferdinand Ries, Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony, Bernard Courtois, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, and Johann Nepomuk Maelzel. After him are Johanna Schopenhauer, Ivan Kotliarevsky, Charles Percier, Anselme Gaëtan Desmarest, José Bonifácio de Andrada, and Frédéric Cuvier.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Bernhard Crusell ranks 54 out of 509Before him are Georg Henrik von Wright (1916), Zachris Topelius (1818), Matti Nykänen (1963), Ari Vatanen (1952), Väinö Linna (1920), and Jari Litmanen (1971). After him are Wäinö Aaltonen (1894), Aino Aalto (1894), Lasse Virén (1949), Tarja Turunen (1977), Ville Ritola (1896), and Ilmari Juutilainen (1914).

Among COMPOSERS In Finland

Among composers born in Finland, Bernhard Crusell ranks 2Before him are Jean Sibelius (1865). After him are Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928), Oskar Merikanto (1868), Kaija Saariaho (1952), Selim Palmgren (1878), Erkki Aaltonen (1910), Leevi Madetoja (1887), Martin Wegelius (1846), Toivo Kuula (1883), Kalevi Aho (1949), and Magnus Lindberg (1958).