Christian Gottlob Neefe

1748 - 1798

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Christian Gottlob Neefe (German: [ˈneːfə]; 5 February 1748 – 28 January 1798) was a German opera composer and conductor. Neefe was born in Chemnitz, Saxony. He received a musical education and started to compose at the age of 12. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Gottlob Neefe has received more than 93,613 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Christian Gottlob Neefe is the 280th most popular composer (up from 296th in 2019), the 1,033rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,023rd in 2019) and the 40th most popular German Composer.

Christian Gottlob Neefe was a German composer and pianist. He was most famous for being the teacher of Ludwig van Beethoven.

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Among composers, Christian Gottlob Neefe ranks 280 out of 1,228Before him are Johann Jakob Froberger, Alessandro Stradella, Niccolò Jommelli, Aaron Copland, Ferdinando Carulli, and Giovanni Battista Sammartini. After him are Hanns Eisler, Fromental Halévy, Carl Reinecke, Vincent d'Indy, Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy, and Saverio Mercadante.

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Among people born in 1748, Christian Gottlob Neefe ranks 12Before him are Charles IV of Spain, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Claude Louis Berthollet, William V, Prince of Orange, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, and Antoine Laurent de Jussieu. After him are Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, Adamantios Korais, Dominique, comte de Cassini, Benedict Joseph Labre, and Anders Sparrman. Among people deceased in 1798, Christian Gottlob Neefe ranks 5Before him are Giacomo Casanova, Luigi Galvani, Stanisław August Poniatowski, and Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen. After him are Rigas Feraios, George Vancouver, Johann Reinhold Forster, Heraclius II of Georgia, Princess Friederike of Brandenburg-Schwedt, Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder, and Tarrare.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christian Gottlob Neefe ranks 1,033 out of 5,289Before him are Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878), John Rabe (1882), Harald Quandt (1921), Roland Emmerich (1955), Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg (1670), and Julius Wellhausen (1844). After him are Hanns Eisler (1898), Gottfried Benn (1886), William V, Duke of Bavaria (1548), Herta Oberheuser (1911), Carl Reinecke (1824), and Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Christian Gottlob Neefe ranks 40Before him are Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Johann Mattheson (1681), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), Carl Stamitz (1745), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), and Johann Jakob Froberger (1616). After him are Hanns Eisler (1898), Carl Reinecke (1824), Engelbert Humperdinck (1854), Georg Böhm (1661), Samuel Scheidt (1587), and Karl Richter (1926).