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Dieterich Buxtehude

1637 - 1707

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Dieterich Buxtehude (German: [ˈdiːtəʁɪç bʊkstəˈhuːdə]; born Diderich Hansen Buxtehude, Danish: [ˈtiðˀəʁek ˈhænˀsn̩ pukstəˈhuːðə]; c. 1637 – 9 May 1707) was a Danish organist and composer of the Baroque period, whose works are typical of the North German organ school. As a composer who worked in various vocal and instrumental idioms, Buxtehude's style greatly influenced other composers, such as Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dieterich Buxtehude has received more than 543,588 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia. Dieterich Buxtehude is the 76th most popular composer (down from 68th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 28th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Composer.

Dieterich Buxtehude was a German organist and composer who is most famous for his organ compositions.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Dieterich Buxtehude ranks 76 out of 1,216Before him are Alessandro Scarlatti, Alexander Borodin, Johann Pachelbel, Anton Webern, Josquin des Prez, and Jules Massenet. After him are Gabriel Fauré, Franz Lehár, Carl Czerny, Nino Rota, Hans Zimmer, and Luigi Boccherini.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1637, Dieterich Buxtehude ranks 1After him are Jan Swammerdam, Anne Hyde, Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha, Bernardo Pasquini, Nicolas Catinat, Jan van der Heyden, Christian II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld, Anne Marie Martinozzi, Countess Henriette Catherine of Nassau, and Jacques Marquette. Among people deceased in 1707, Dieterich Buxtehude ranks 1After him are Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, Aurangzeb, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Ahmad Khani, Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Jean Mabillon, Shitao, Christoph Cellarius, Johann Patkul, Jeremiah Clarke, and Willem van de Velde the Younger.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Dieterich Buxtehude ranks 30 out of 1,612Before him are Dag Hammarskjöld (1905), Agnetha Fältskog (1950), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Emanuel Swedenborg (1688), and Charles X Gustav of Sweden (1622). After him are John III of Sweden (1537), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), Björn Ulvaeus (1945), Max von Sydow (1929), Ingrid of Sweden (1910), and Charles XI of Sweden (1655).

Among COMPOSERS In Sweden

Among composers born in Sweden, Dieterich Buxtehude ranks 1After him are Hugo Alfvén (1872), Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1807), Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871), Kurt Atterberg (1887), Johan Helmich Roman (1694), Allan Pettersson (1911), Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867), Lars-Erik Larsson (1908), Einar Englund (1916), and Eddie Meduza (1948).