Christian Sinding

1856 - 1941

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Christian August Sinding (11 January 1856 – 3 December 1941) was a Norwegian composer. He is best known for his lyrical work for piano Frühlingsrauschen (Rustle of Spring, 1896). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Sinding has received more than 115,780 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Christian Sinding is the 512th most popular composer (up from 530th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Norway (down from 101st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Norwegian Composer.

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Among composers, Christian Sinding ranks 512 out of 1,451Before him are Alexandre Desplat, Alexandre Tansman, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, Peter Cornelius, Joachim Raff, and Giuseppe Gazzaniga. After him are Alexandre Guilmant, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Carmine Coppola, Carl Friedrich Zelter, Danny Elfman, and Jacob Clemens non Papa.

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Among people born in 1856, Christian Sinding ranks 46Before him are Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Mahmud Shevket Pasha, Carl David Tolmé Runge, Matthias Zurbriggen, Maurycy Gottlieb, and Enrico Ferri. After him are Sergei Winogradsky, Ahad Ha'am, Stevan Mokranjac, Hermann von François, Ignacy Hryniewiecki, and Georg von der Marwitz. Among people deceased in 1941, Christian Sinding ranks 69Before him are Hans Driesch, Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, Hans Berger, Lou Gehrig, Issai Schur, and May Ziade. After him are Ivan Panfilov, Alfred Hettner, Guillermo Kahlo, Hanns Kerrl, Anandyn Amar, and Walter Ruttmann.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Christian Sinding ranks 108 out of 1,039Before him are Sigurd II of Norway (1133), Kirsten Flagstad (1895), Trygve Bratteli (1910), Stein Rokkan (1921), Varg Vikernes (1973), and Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow (1832). After him are Margaret, Maid of Norway (1283), Ulvhild Håkansdotter (1090), Henrik Wergeland (1808), Einar Thambarskelfir (980), Haakon II of Norway (1147), and Ole Bull (1810).

Among COMPOSERS In Norway

Among composers born in Norway, Christian Sinding ranks 4Before him are Edvard Grieg (1843), Johan Halvorsen (1864), and Johan Svendsen (1840). After him are Rikard Nordraak (1842), Harald Sæverud (1897), Knut Nystedt (1915), Halfdan Kjerulf (1815), Fartein Valen (1887), Geirr Tveitt (1908), Klaus Egge (1906), and Arne Nordheim (1931).