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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 127,169 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Loewe is the 349th most popular composer (up from 408th in 2019), the 1,354th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,530th in 2019) and the 49th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Carl Loewe ranks 349 out of 1,216Before him are Leroy Anderson, Vladimir Cosma, Willem Mengelberg, Toru Takemitsu, Karl Richter, and Louis Marchand. After him are Elmer Bernstein, Luigi Dallapiccola, Johann Adam Reincken, Dimitri Tiomkin, Michel Richard Delalande, and Jan Ladislav Dussek.

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Among people born in 1796, Carl Loewe ranks 10Before him are Adolphe Quetelet, Michael Thonet, Princess Charlotte of Wales, Jakob Steiner, Franz Berwald, and Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg. After him are Peter Fendi, Giovanni Pacini, Asher Brown Durand, Philipp Franz von Siebold, Princess Maria Ferdinanda of Saxony, and James Bowie. Among people deceased in 1869, Carl Loewe ranks 12Before him are Ghalib, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Johann Friedrich Overbeck, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov, and Thomas Graham. After him are Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, Hijikata Toshizō, Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Roger Fenton, Alexander Dargomyzhsky, and Carl Gustav Carus.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Loewe ranks 1,354 out of 6,142Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis (1860), Hieronymus Wolf (1516), Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz (1721), Kurt Tucholsky (1890), Mechtilde (1241), and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1778). After him are Wolf Vostell (1932), Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse (1806), Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700), Bruno the Great (925), Adolph Wagner (1835), and Joachim Fest (1926).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Carl Loewe ranks 49Before him are Nicolaus Bruhns (1665), Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748), Georg Böhm (1661), Samuel Scheidt (1587), Alfred Einstein (1880), and Karl Richter (1926). After him are Johann Kuhnau (1660), Joseph Martin Kraus (1756), Friedrich von Flotow (1812), Johann Schein (1586), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), and Klaus Schulze (1947).