Carl Czerny

1791 - 1857

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Carl Czerny (German: [ˈtʃɛʁniː]; 21 February 1791 – 15 July 1857) was an Austrian composer, teacher, and pianist of Czech origin whose music spanned the late Classical and early Romantic eras. His vast musical production amounted to over a thousand works and his books of studies for the piano are still widely used in piano teaching. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Czerny has received more than 585,561 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Carl Czerny is the 83rd most popular composer (down from 79th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Austria (down from 67th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Austrian Composer.

Czerny is most famous for his piano studies.

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Over the past year Carl Czerny has had the most page views in the with 70,497 views, followed by Russian (21,079), and Japanese (19,980). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Dutch (77.47%), Esperanto (36.51%), and Korean (31.28%)


Among composers, Carl Czerny ranks 83 out of 1,451Before him are Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Hans Zimmer, Johann Pachelbel, Mikis Theodorakis, and Alban Berg. After him are Josquin des Prez, Nino Rota, George Gershwin, François Couperin, Luigi Cherubini, and Luigi Boccherini.

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Among people born in 1791, Carl Czerny ranks 6Before him are Michael Faraday, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Charles Babbage, Samuel Morse, and Théodore Géricault. After him are James Buchanan, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Franz Bopp, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Francesco Hayez, and Johann Franz Encke. Among people deceased in 1857, Carl Czerny ranks 3Before him are Auguste Comte, and Augustin-Louis Cauchy. After him are Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Eugène François Vidocq, Alfred de Musset, Dominic Savio, Mikhail Glinka, Eugène Sue, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Louis-Eugène Cavaignac, and Francis Beaufort.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Carl Czerny ranks 72 out of 1,424Before him are Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861), Josef Bican (1913), Kurt Waldheim (1918), Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), and Alban Berg (1885). After him are Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Maria Carolina of Austria (1752), Alma Mahler (1879), Archduchess Sophie of Austria (1855), Otto Wagner (1841), and Maria Anna Mozart (1751).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Carl Czerny ranks 10Before him are Anton Bruckner (1824), Johann Strauss I (1804), Johann Strauss II (1825), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Webern (1883), and Alban Berg (1885). After him are Alma Mahler (1879), Josef Strauss (1827), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Michael Haydn (1737), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), and Eduard Strauss (1835).