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Franz Abt

1819 - 1885

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Franz Wilhelm Abt (22 December 1819 – 31 March 1885) was a German composer and choral conductor. He composed roughly 3,000 individual works mostly in the area of vocal music. Several of his songs were at one time universally sung, and have obtained a more or less permanent place in the popular repertory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Abt has received more than 47,132 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Franz Abt is the 611th most popular composer (up from 625th in 2019), the 2,368th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,328th in 2019) and the 94th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Franz Abt ranks 611 out of 1,216Before him are Tikhon Khrennikov, Alois Hába, Antoine François Marmontel, Basil Poledouris, Andreas Werckmeister, and Johann Kirnberger. After him are Pasquale Anfossi, William Boyce, Felip Pedrell, Francesco Canova da Milano, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, and Claude Goudimel.

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Among people born in 1819, Franz Abt ranks 45Before him are Alfred Escher, Estanislao Figueras, Narcís Monturiol, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, Frederick William, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Gustave de Molinari. After him are Thomas A. Hendricks, Panteleimon Kulish, André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri, William A. Wheeler, Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, and Venceslaus Ulricus Hammershaimb. Among people deceased in 1885, Franz Abt ranks 34Before him are Narcís Monturiol, Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Pierre Edmond Boissier, and Nikolai Severtzov. After him are Thomas A. Hendricks, Nikolay Kostomarov, Charles Rogier, Aga Khan II, Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville, and Eugène Emmanuel Amaury Duval.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz Abt ranks 2,368 out of 6,142Before him are Peter Högl (1897), Philipp Mainländer (1841), Oskar Fischinger (1900), Günter Wallraff (1942), Wilhelm Filchner (1877), and Otto von Knobelsdorff (1886). After him are Dorothea Erxleben (1715), Walther Meissner (1882), Guido Buchwald (1961), Balthasar Hubmaier (1485), Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1522), and Gottfried von Cramm (1909).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Franz Abt ranks 94Before him are Tielman Susato (1500), Hermann Abendroth (1883), Adolf von Henselt (1814), Hermann Scherchen (1891), Andreas Werckmeister (1645), and Johann Kirnberger (1721). After him are Johann Baptist Cramer (1771), Hermann Levi (1839), Matthias Weckmann (1619), Johann Melchior Molter (1696), Johann Crüger (1598), and Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877).