Carl Friedrich Abel

1723 - 1787

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Carl Friedrich Abel (22 December 1723 – 20 June 1787) was a German composer of the Classical era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Friedrich Abel has received more than 106,766 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Carl Friedrich Abel is the 208th most popular composer (up from 218th in 2019), the 803rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 763rd in 2019) and the 34th most popular German Composer.

Carl Friedrich Abel was a German composer and violinist. He was most famous for his violin concertos.

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Among composers, Carl Friedrich Abel ranks 208 out of 1,228Before him are Nicola Porpora, Johann Christoph Bach, Jerry Goldsmith, Eduard Strauss, Antonio Caldara, and Lili Boulanger. After him are Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Leonardo Vinci, Pauline Viardot, Pietro Locatelli, and Eugène Ysaÿe.

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Among people born in 1723, Carl Friedrich Abel ranks 6Before him are Adam Smith, Baron d'Holbach, Frederick V of Denmark, Joshua Reynolds, and Giovanni Antonio Scopoli. After him are Adam Ferguson, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, Anna Amalia, Abbess of Quedlinburg, Johann Bernhard Basedow, Jean-François Marmontel, and Tobias Mayer. Among people deceased in 1787, Carl Friedrich Abel ranks 6Before him are Christoph Willibald Gluck, Leopold Mozart, Alphonsus Liguori, Roger Joseph Boscovich, and Sophie of France. After him are Louise of France, Anna Amalia, Abbess of Quedlinburg, Şahin Giray, Pompeo Batoni, William Watson, and Charles, Prince of Soubise.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Friedrich Abel ranks 803 out of 5,289Before him are Gotthard Kettler (1517), Anna Seghers (1900), Agnes of Merania (1175), Wolfgang Paul (1913), Wilhelm Cuno (1876), and John George III, Elector of Saxony (1647). After him are Frank Farian (1941), Tannhäuser (1205), Maurice, Elector of Saxony (1521), Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826), Gerhard Ertl (1936), and Albert V, Duke of Bavaria (1528).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Carl Friedrich Abel ranks 34Before him are Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Max Reger (1873), Louis Spohr (1784), Michael Praetorius (1571), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), and Johann Christoph Bach (1642). After him are Johann Mattheson (1681), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), Carl Stamitz (1745), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), and Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748).