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 466,373 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Carl Czerny is the 85th most popular composer (down from 84th in 2019), the 74th most popular biography from Austria and the 10th most popular Austrian Composer.

Czerny is most famous for his piano studies.

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Among composers, Carl Czerny ranks 85 out of 1,228Before him are Vangelis, Gabriel Fauré, Luigi Boccherini, Jules Massenet, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, and Franz Lehár. After him are Leonard Bernstein, Adolphe Adam, François Couperin, Leoš Janáček, Olivier Messiaen, and César Franck.

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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 Giacomo Meyerbeer, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, James Buchanan, Franz Bopp, Francesco Hayez, and Franz Grillparzer. Among people deceased in 1857, Carl Czerny ranks 4Before him are Auguste Comte, Augustin-Louis Cauchy, and Mikhail Glinka. After him are Eugène François Vidocq, Alfred de Musset, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, Dominic Savio, Eugène Sue, Francis Beaufort, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, and Pierre-Jean de Béranger.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Carl Czerny ranks 74 out of 1,075Before him are Kurt Waldheim (1918), Maria Carolina of Austria (1752), Fritz Lang (1890), Oskar Kokoschka (1886), Heinrich Harrer (1912), and Archduke Franz Karl of Austria (1802). After him are Peter Drucker (1909), Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861), Wilhelm Reich (1897), Otto Wagner (1841), Pope Gregory V (972), and Melanie Klein (1882).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Carl Czerny ranks 10Before him are Johann Strauss II (1825), Johann Strauss I (1804), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Bruckner (1824), Anton Webern (1883), and Alban Berg (1885). After him are Alma Mahler (1879), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Josef Strauss (1827), Michael Haydn (1737), and Ludwig Minkus (1826).