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Franz Berwald

1796 - 1868

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Franz Adolf Berwald (23 July 1796 – 3 April 1868) was a Swedish Romantic composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Berwald has received more than 150,108 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Franz Berwald is the 247th most popular musician (down from 242nd in 2019), the 182nd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 173rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swedish Musician.

Franz Berwald was a Swedish composer of the Romantic era. He is most famous for his four symphonies and his Violin Concerto.

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  • 59.49

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.83

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Among musicians, Franz Berwald ranks 247 out of 2,662Before him are Yanni, Abdel Halim Hafez, Valery Gergiev, Eddie Van Halen, Heinrich Neuhaus, and Gianna Nannini. After him are Henryk Szeryng, Joe Zawinul, Slash, Lars Ulrich, Paul Wittgenstein, and Wanda Landowska.

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Among people born in 1796, Franz Berwald ranks 8Before him are Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, Adolphe Quetelet, Michael Thonet, Princess Charlotte of Wales, and Jakob Steiner. After him are Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg, Carl Loewe, Peter Fendi, Giovanni Pacini, Asher Brown Durand, and Philipp Franz von Siebold. Among people deceased in 1868, Franz Berwald ranks 16Before him are David Brewster, Mihailo Obrenović, James Brooke, James Mayer de Rothschild, Adalbert Stifter, and Okita Sōji. After him are Tewodros II, Christian Friedrich Schönbein, François-Édouard Picot, Kondō Isami, Julius Plücker, and Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Franz Berwald ranks 182 out of 1,612Before him are John I of Sweden (1201), Tage Erlander (1901), Oscar Montelius (1843), Britt Ekland (1942), Knut Wicksell (1851), and PewDiePie (1989). After him are Markus Persson (1979), Hugo Alfvén (1872), Princess Sophie of Sweden (1801), Per Albin Hansson (1885), Birger, King of Sweden (1280), and Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke (1865).

Among MUSICIANS In Sweden

Among musicians born in Sweden, Franz Berwald ranks 3Before him are Björn Ulvaeus (1945) and Benny Andersson (1946). After him are Per Gessle (1959), Stig Anderson (1931), Yngwie Malmsteen (1963), Carl Michael Bellman (1740), Mikkey Dee (1963), Avicii (1989), Jan Johansson (1931), Eric Ericson (1918), and Åse Kleveland (1949).