Friedrich Cerha

1926 - 2023

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Friedrich Cerha (German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈt͜sɛʁha]; 17 February 1926 – 14 February 2023) was an Austrian composer, conductor, and academic teacher. His ensemble Die Reihe in Vienna was instrumental in spreading contemporary music in Austria. He composed several operas, beginning with Baal, based on Brecht's play. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Cerha has received more than 88,441 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Friedrich Cerha is the 874th most popular composer, the 662nd most popular biography from Austria and the 48th most popular Austrian Composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 88k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Friedrich Cerha has had the most page views in the with 8,142 views, followed by German (7,692), and French (1,895). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (128.25%), Catalan (41.46%), and Egyptian Arabic (37.01%)


Among composers, Friedrich Cerha ranks 874 out of 1,451Before him are Antonín Vranický, August Enna, Valentino Fioravanti, Joseph Canteloube, Emil von Reznicek, and Nikolai Zaremba. After him are Leo Fall, Zacharia Paliashvili, Per Nørgård, Henri Tomasi, Galina Ustvolskaya, and Albéric Magnard.

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Among people born in 1926, Friedrich Cerha ranks 222Before him are Sadegh Khalkhali, Allan Sandage, Yitzhak Arad, Julio Pérez, Zinaida Portnova, and Peter Lax. After him are Ricardo María Carles Gordó, Lu'ay al-Atassi, Judith Malina, Julie London, Gottfried Diener, and Ray Brown. Among people deceased in 2023, Friedrich Cerha ranks 284Before him are Terry Dischinger, Veniamin Soldatenko, Trevor Francis, John Pilger, Deniz Baykal, and Angel Wagenstein. After him are Vyacheslav Zaytsev, David Del Tredici, Terence Davies, Ignacio López Tarso, Eugenio Calabi, and Agneta Andersson.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Friedrich Cerha ranks 662 out of 1,424Before him are Hermann Bondi (1919), Béla Barényi (1907), Emil von Reznicek (1860), Fritz Machlup (1902), Hans Hermann Groër (1919), and Saint Sturm (704). After him are Richard Tauber (1891), Johann Georg Hiedler (1792), Otto Herschmann (1877), Ernst Toch (1887), Maria Wodzińska (1819), and Marc Girardelli (1963).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Friedrich Cerha ranks 48Before him are Sigismund von Neukomm (1778), Carl Millöcker (1842), Hans Rott (1858), Joseph Weigl (1766), Wilhelm Kienzl (1857), and Emil von Reznicek (1860). After him are Ernst Toch (1887), Leopold Hofmann (1738), Joseph Hellmesberger Sr. (1828), Joseph Marx (1882), Johann von Herbeck (1831), and Ignaz Holzbauer (1711).