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Carl Friedrich Zelter

1758 - 1832

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Carl Friedrich Zelter (11 December 1758 – 15 May 1832) was a German composer, conductor and teacher of music. Working in his father's bricklaying business, Zelter attained mastership in that profession, and was a musical autodidact. Zelter was born and died in Berlin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Friedrich Zelter has received more than 74,365 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Carl Friedrich Zelter is the 477th most popular composer (down from 457th in 2019), the 1,832nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,728th in 2019) and the 71st most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Carl Friedrich Zelter ranks 477 out of 1,216Before him are Einojuhani Rautavaara, James Newton Howard, Vicente Martín y Soler, Henri Duparc, Antonio Sacchini, and Luigi Rossi. After him are Ferdinando Paer, Neville Marriner, Vítězslav Novák, Wilhelm Stenhammar, Hans Pfitzner, and Franz Xaver Richter.

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Among people born in 1758, Carl Friedrich Zelter ranks 16Before him are Franz Joseph Gall, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, and Osman Pazvantoğlu. After him are Carle Vernet, Sin Yun-bok, 8th Dalai Lama, Noah Webster, Ryōkan, and Duke Eugen of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1832, Carl Friedrich Zelter ranks 17Before him are Rasmus Rask, Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, Friedrich Kuhlau, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, Archduchess Marie Caroline of Austria, and Manuel García. After him are Camillo Borghese, 6th Prince of Sulmona, Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, Jean Maximilien Lamarque, Princess Maria Anna of Saxony, Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat, and Demetrios Ypsilantis.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Friedrich Zelter ranks 1,832 out of 6,142Before him are Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen (1746), Hans-Gert Pöttering (1945), Willi Hennig (1913), Erdoğan Atalay (1966), Caspar Friedrich Wolff (1735), and Georg Ratzinger (1924). After him are Margaret Sambiria (1230), George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1605), Hermann Weingärtner (1864), Ernest, Duke of Bavaria (1373), Axel Springer (1912), and Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1784).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Carl Friedrich Zelter ranks 71Before him are Ferdinand Hiller (1811), Johann Ludwig Bach (1677), Johann Gottfried Walther (1684), Simon Mayr (1763), Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), and Peter Cornelius (1824). After him are Reinhard Keiser (1674), Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach (1759), Curt Sachs (1881), Max Richter (1966), Christoph Graupner (1683), and Friedrich Wieck (1785).