Friedrich Kalkbrenner

1784 - 1849

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Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Kalkbrenner (2–8 November 1785 – 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 118,739 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Friedrich Kalkbrenner is the 302nd most popular musician (down from 286th in 2019), the 1,377th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,214th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Musician.

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Among musicians, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 302 out of 2,675Before him are Burt Bacharach, Woody Guthrie, Bo Diddley, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Wallace Hartley, and Nicko McBrain. After him are, Chico Buarque, Ram Narayan, McCoy Tyner, Avicii, and Lester Young.

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Among people born in 1784, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 18Before him are Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, François Rude, Rafael del Riego, Ferdinand Ries, Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, and Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily. After him are Moses Montefiore, Peter von Cornelius, Dionisio Aguado y García, Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, and George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen. Among people deceased in 1849, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 21Before him are William Miller, Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Otto Nicolai, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Anita Garibaldi, and Juliusz Słowacki. After him are Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, Dionisio Aguado y García, Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily, Lajos Batthyány, Stephan Endlicher, and Delphine LaLaurie.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 1,377 out of 5,289Before him are Tarkan (1972), Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577), Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796), Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt (1765), Ferdinand Georg Frobenius (1849), and Salvian (405). After him are Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), Hans Werner Henze (1926), Karl Richard Lepsius (1810), Erwin Neher (1944), and Widukind of Corvey (925).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Friedrich Kalkbrenner ranks 13Before him are Frank Farian (1941), Wilhelm Kempff (1895), Klaus Nomi (1944), André Previn (1929), Rudolf Schenker (1948), and Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806). After him are Wilhelm Backhaus (1884), Ralf Hütter (1946), Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach (1715), Michael Schenker (1955), Bert Kaempfert (1923), and Paul Landers (1964).