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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 527,970 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Carl Czerny is the 79th most popular composer (up from 85th in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Austria (up from 74th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Austrian Composer.

Czerny is most famous for his piano studies.

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Among composers, Carl Czerny ranks 79 out of 1,216Before him are Anton Webern, Josquin des Prez, Jules Massenet, Dieterich Buxtehude, Gabriel Fauré, and Franz Lehár. After him are Nino Rota, Hans Zimmer, Luigi Boccherini, César Franck, Leoš Janáček, and Alban Berg.

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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 Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, James Buchanan, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Franz Bopp, Francesco Hayez, and Eugène Scribe. 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, Mikhail Glinka, Dominic Savio, Alfred de Musset, Eugène Sue, Francis Beaufort, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, and Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Carl Czerny ranks 67 out of 1,237Before him are Maria Carolina of Austria (1752), Anton Webern (1883), Peter Drucker (1909), Josef Bican (1913), Fritz Lang (1890), and Billy Wilder (1906). After him are Martin Buber (1878), Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833), Melanie Klein (1882), Pope Gregory V (972), Maria Anna Mozart (1751), and Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Carl Czerny ranks 9Before him are Joseph Haydn (1732), Johann Strauss II (1825), Johann Strauss I (1804), Anton Bruckner (1824), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), and Anton Webern (1883). After him are Alban Berg (1885), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Alma Mahler (1879), Josef Strauss (1827), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), and Eduard Strauss (1835).