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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 184,067 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Stamitz is the 243rd most popular composer (up from 256th in 2019), the 932nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 928th in 2019) and the 36th 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 243 out of 1,216Before him are Henryk Górecki, Francesco Geminiani, Luigi Nono, Emmanuel Chabrier, Ion Ivanovici, and Ryuichi Sakamoto. After him are Fromental Halévy, Anton Arensky, Thomas Tallis, Johann Christoph Bach, Ignaz Pleyel, and Friedrich Kuhlau.

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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, Andrianampoinimerina, Fyodor Ushakov, Valentin Haüy, Johan Christian Fabricius, 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, Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria, and Johann Kaspar Lavater. After him are Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, Andrea Luchesi, Murad Bey, Benedict Arnold, Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova, and Sharaku.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Stamitz ranks 932 out of 6,142Before him are Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1557), Gudrun Ensslin (1940), Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1877), Albert III, Duke of Saxony (1443), Friedrich Jeckeln (1895), and Ulrich von Jungingen (1360). After him are Oskar Schlemmer (1888), Karlheinz Böhm (1928), Ernst Hanfstaengl (1887), Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1724), Albert of Saxony (1828), and Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern (1835).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Carl Stamitz ranks 36Before him are Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), Michael Praetorius (1571), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Engelbert Humperdinck (1854), and Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724). After him are Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), Johann Mattheson (1681), Hanns Eisler (1898), Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), and Carl Reinecke (1824).