Carl Loewe

1796 - 1869

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Johann Carl Gottfried Loewe (German: [ˈløːvə]; 30 November 1796 – 20 April 1869), usually called Carl Loewe (sometimes seen as Karl Loewe), was a German composer, tenor singer and conductor. In his lifetime, his songs ("Balladen") were well enough known for some to call him the "Schubert of North Germany", and Hugo Wolf came to admire his work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Loewe has received more than 138,785 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Loewe is the 401st most popular composer (down from 351st in 2019), the 1,630th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,354th in 2019) and the 59th most popular German Composer.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Carl Loewe has had the most page views in the with 15,614 views, followed by English (14,569), and Japanese (2,854). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (78.95%), Slovenian (64.01%), and Esperanto (58.09%)


Among composers, Carl Loewe ranks 401 out of 1,451Before him are Riz Ortolani, Johann Baptist Wanhal, Nicolaus Bruhns, Anatoly Lyadov, Ariel Ramírez, and Jakov Gotovac. After him are Alfred Einstein, Yo-Yo Ma, Adriano Banchieri, Mauricio Kagel, Maria Szymanowska, and Franz Schreker.

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Among people born in 1796, Carl Loewe ranks 12Before him are Princess Charlotte of Wales, Franz Berwald, Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg, Jakob Steiner, Peter Fendi, and Philipp Franz von Siebold. After him are Ang Duong, James Bowie, Giovanni Pacini, Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais, and Jean-Gaspard Deburau. Among people deceased in 1869, Carl Loewe ranks 15Before him are Hijikata Toshizō, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov, Thomas Graham, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, and Giovanni Battista Bugatti. After him are Alexander Dargomyzhsky, Alexandrine Tinné, Roger Fenton, Carl Gustav Carus, Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, and Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Loewe ranks 1,630 out of 7,253Before him are Nicolaus Bruhns (1665), Andreas Karlstadt (1486), Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1783), Mike Nichols (1931), Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814), and Adolph Freiherr Knigge (1752). After him are Alfred Einstein (1880), William I, Duke of Bavaria (1330), Hannah Pick-Goslar (1928), Andreas Köpke (1962), Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen (1925), and Liudolf, Duke of Swabia (930).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Carl Loewe ranks 59Before him are Hugo Riemann (1849), Samuel Scheidt (1587), Wolfgang Wagner (1919), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Johann Georg Pisendel (1687), and Nicolaus Bruhns (1665). After him are Alfred Einstein (1880), Ferdinand Ries (1784), Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia (1716), Hans Werner Henze (1926), Heinrich Marschner (1795), and Friedrich von Flotow (1812).