Carl Stamitz

1745 - 1801

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Carl Philipp Stamitz (Czech: Karel Stamic; baptized 8 May 1745 – 9 November 1801) was a German composer of partial Czech ancestry. He was the most prominent representative of the second generation of the Mannheim School. He was the eldest son of Johann Stamitz, a violinist and composer of the early classical period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Stamitz has received more than 195,332 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Stamitz is the 274th most popular composer (down from 244th in 2019), the 1,092nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 932nd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular German Composer.

Carl Stamitz was a German composer. He was most famous for his clarinet concerto, which was the first clarinet concerto to be written.

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Among composers, Carl Stamitz ranks 274 out of 1,451Before him are Engelbert Humperdinck, Ernst von Dohnányi, Georges Auric, Gioseffo Zarlino, Alan Silvestri, and Carl Reinecke. After him are Max Steiner, Riccardo Broschi, Anton Arensky, Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Louis-Claude Daquin, and Franz Xaver Süssmayr.

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Among people born in 1745, Carl Stamitz ranks 8Before him are John Jay, Mikhail Kutuzov, Philippe Pinel, Maria Luisa of Spain, Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria, and Levin August von Bennigsen. After him are Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Fyodor Ushakov, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Johan Christian Fabricius, Mihrişah Sultan, and Shneur Zalman of Liadi. Among people deceased in 1801, Carl Stamitz ranks 10Before him are Domenico Cimarosa, Andrea Luchesi, Benedict Arnold, Johann Kaspar Lavater, Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, and Murad Bey. After him are Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia, Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria, Infanta Maria Josefa of Spain, Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova, Princess Philippine Charlotte of Prussia, and Sharaku.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Stamitz ranks 1,092 out of 7,253Before him are Albert Speer (1934), William V, Duke of Bavaria (1548), Carl Reinecke (1824), Joseph Süß Oppenheimer (1698), William, Duke of Nassau (1792), and Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1934). After him are Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1628), Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha (1601), Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939), Max Klinger (1857), Alfred Brehm (1829), and Philip Johan von Strahlenberg (1676).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Carl Stamitz ranks 42Before him are Johann Mattheson (1681), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1709), Hanns Eisler (1898), Engelbert Humperdinck (1854), and Carl Reinecke (1824). After him are Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), Johann van Beethoven (1740), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), Georg Böhm (1661), Klaus Schulze (1947), and Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748).