Fredrik Pacius

1809 - 1891

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Fredrik Pacius (Finland Swedish: [ˈfreːdrik ˈpɑːsiʉs] (listen); born Friedrich Pacius; March 19, 1809 – January 8, 1891) was a German-Finnish composer and conductor who lived most of his life in Finland. He has been called the "Father of Finnish music". Pacius was born in Hamburg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fredrik Pacius has received more than 50,386 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Fredrik Pacius is the 419th most popular composer (up from 482nd in 2019), the 1,568th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,645th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Fredrik Pacius ranks 419 out of 1,228Before him are Wolfgang Wagner, Nikolai Medtner, Bernhard Crusell, Bernardo Pasquini, Georg Christoph Wagenseil, and Peter Cornelius. After him are Luis Bacalov, Domenico Zipoli, Hans Richter, Gaspar Sanz, Bruno Maderna, and Charles Koechlin.

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Among people born in 1809, Fredrik Pacius ranks 19Before him are Albert Pike, Hermann Grassmann, Juliusz Słowacki, Prince Albert of Prussia, Ljudevit Gaj, and Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle. After him are Sebastián Iradier, Prince Charles of Hesse and by Rhine, Juan Donoso Cortés, Mariano José de Larra, Luigi Federico Menabrea, and Bettino Ricasoli. Among people deceased in 1891, Fredrik Pacius ranks 37Before him are Johan Jongkind, Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark, Kalākaua, Theophil Hansen, Louis Lucien Bonaparte, and Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. After him are Théodore de Banville, N. R. Pogson, Carl Nägeli, Leon Pinsker, Giovanni Morelli, and Pedro Antonio de Alarcón.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Fredrik Pacius ranks 1,568 out of 5,289Before him are Wilhelm Rediess (1900), Arthur Auwers (1838), Gondioc (450), Frederick III, Elector Palatine (1515), Peter Cornelius (1824), and Bert Sakmann (1942). After him are Jan Tschichold (1902), Georg Stumme (1886), Eduard Mörike (1804), Max Schreck (1879), August Kundt (1839), and Thomas Tuchel (1973).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Fredrik Pacius ranks 63Before him are Klaus Schulze (1947), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Nicolaus Bruhns (1665), Carl Loewe (1796), Wolfgang Wagner (1919), and Peter Cornelius (1824). After him are Johann van Beethoven (1740), Heinrich Marschner (1795), Ferdinand Hiller (1811), Albert Lortzing (1801), Johann Georg Pisendel (1687), and Johann Ludwig Bach (1677).