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 151,562 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Carl Stamitz is the 256th most popular composer (down from 242nd in 2019), the 928th most popular biography from Germany (down from 848th in 2019) and the 37th 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 256 out of 1,228Before him are Ernest Chausson, Witold Lutosławski, Charles-Marie Widor, Jacques Arcadelt, Georges Auric, and Ambroise Thomas. After him are Clément Janequin, Louis-Claude Daquin, Luigi Nono, Max Steiner, Eduard Hanslick, and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

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Among people born in 1745, Carl Stamitz ranks 7Before him are Alessandro Volta, Mikhail Kutuzov, John Jay, Philippe Pinel, Maria Luisa of Spain, and Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria. After him are Levin August von Bennigsen, Johan Christian Fabricius, Andrianampoinimerina, Casimir Pulaski, Fyodor Ushakov, and Johan Gottlieb Gahn. Among people deceased in 1801, Carl Stamitz ranks 8Before him are Novalis, Domenico Cimarosa, Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia, Johann Kaspar Lavater, and Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria. After him are Andrea Luchesi, Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, Murad Bey, Benedict Arnold, Sharaku, and Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Stamitz ranks 928 out of 5,289Before him are Wolfgang Overath (1943), Gottfried Feder (1883), Christian Thomasius (1655), Christian Wirth (1885), Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1671), and Constantin Fehrenbach (1852). After him are Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739), Joseph Berchtold (1897), Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony (1867), Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (1868), Josef Harpe (1887), and Princess Marianne of the Netherlands (1810).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Carl Stamitz ranks 37Before him are Michael Praetorius (1571), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Johann Mattheson (1681), and Friedrich Kuhlau (1786). After him are Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748), Hanns Eisler (1898), Carl Reinecke (1824), and Engelbert Humperdinck (1854).