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Edwin Fischer

1886 - 1960

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Edwin Fischer (6 October 1886 – 24 January 1960) was a Swiss classical pianist and conductor. He is regarded as one of the great interpreters of J.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edwin Fischer has received more than 110,029 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Edwin Fischer is the 443rd most popular musician (down from 410th in 2019), the 181st most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 171st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swiss Musician.

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  • 110k

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  • 55.72

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  • 22

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  • 7.68

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  • 1.68

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Among musicians, Edwin Fischer ranks 443 out of 2,662Before him are Michel Polnareff, Tom Fogerty, Cannonball Adderley, Dexter Gordon, Armin van Buuren, and Maurice André. After him are Rubén González, Robert Wyatt, Tansen, Richie Sambora, Jacob Gade, and Billy Ray Cyrus.

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Among people born in 1886, Edwin Fischer ranks 80Before him are Edward Weston, Walter H. Schottky, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky, Amédée Ozenfant, Henry H. Arnold, and Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière. After him are Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., Sessue Hayakawa, Manuel Ponce, Stefania Wilczyńska, Ernst Robert Curtius, and Princess Patricia of Connaught. Among people deceased in 1960, Edwin Fischer ranks 57Before him are Vicki Baum, Pierre Reverdy, José Antonio Aguirre, Alexandre Benois, Abram Ioffe, and James Montgomery Flagg. After him are John B. Kelly Sr., Georges Claude, Maurice de Broglie, Feroze Gandhi, Hans Wilsdorf, and Bruno Loerzer.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Edwin Fischer ranks 181 out of 876Before him are Notker the Stammerer (840), Michel Simon (1895), Umberto Agnelli (1934), Isaac Casaubon (1559), Leonardo Conti (1900), and Alexander Schallenberg (1969). After him are Auguste Forel (1848), Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza (1945), Hugo Koblet (1925), Victor Goldschmidt (1888), Bernard Tschumi (1944), and Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac (1817).

Among MUSICIANS In Switzerland

Among musicians born in Switzerland, Edwin Fischer ranks 2Before him are Alfred Cortot (1877). After him are Robert Miles (1969), DJ BoBo (1968), Aurèle Nicolet (1926), Urs Bühler (1971), Patrick Moraz (1948), Emmanuel Pahud (1970), DJ Antoine (1975), Mirwais (1960), and Anna Rossinelli (1987).