Friedrich Kalkbrenner

1784 - 1849

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Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Kalkbrenner (7 November 1784 – 10 June 1849), also known as Frédéric Kalkbrenner, was a pianist, composer, piano teacher and piano manufacturer. German by birth, Kalkbrenner studied at the Conservatoire de Paris, starting at a young age and eventually settled in Paris, where he lived until his death in 1849. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Kalkbrenner has received more than 150,047 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Friedrich Kalkbrenner is the 310th most popular musician (down from 270th in 2019), the 1,484th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,300th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Musician.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Over the past year Friedrich Kalkbrenner has had the most page views in the with 16,447 views, followed by German (6,125), and Japanese (2,721). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (129.13%), Indonesian (49.16%), and Catalan (25.67%)


Among musicians, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 310 out of 3,175Before him are Fela Kuti, Cozy Powell, Nicko McBrain, John Densmore, Phil Rudd, and Joe Satriani. After him are Richard Z. Kruspe, Jacques Dutronc, Robby Krieger, Don Airey, Fats Domino, and Manu Dibango.

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Among people born in 1784, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 17Before him are Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily, Rafael del Riego, Leo von Klenze, François Rude, and Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel. After him are Peter von Cornelius, Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Moses Montefiore, Ferdinand Ries, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, and Fructuoso Rivera. Among people deceased in 1849, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 25Before him are Jan Svatopluk Presl, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Juliusz Słowacki, William Miller, Lajos Batthyány, and Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia. After him are Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily, Stephan Endlicher, Dionisio Aguado y García, Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Delphine LaLaurie, and Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 1,484 out of 7,253Before him are Hans Vaihinger (1852), August Oetker (1862), Robert Siodmak (1900), Karl Eberhard Schöngarth (1903), Albert Bierstadt (1830), and Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758). After him are Mechtilde (1241), Armin Meiwes (1961), Nicolaus von Below (1907), Adolf Eugen Fick (1829), Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach (1682), and Richard Z. Kruspe (1967).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 13Before him are James Last (1929), Klaus Nomi (1944), Rudolf Schenker (1948), Wilhelm Kempff (1895), André Previn (1929), and Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806). After him are Richard Z. Kruspe (1967), Paul Landers (1964), Florian Schneider (1947), Wilhelm Backhaus (1884), Christian Lorenz (1966), and Michael Schenker (1955).