Friedrich Wieck

1785 - 1873

Friedrich Wieck

Johann Gottlob Friedrich Wieck (18 August 1785 – 6 October 1873, aged 88) was a noted German piano teacher, voice teacher, owner of a piano store, and author of essays and music reviews. He is remembered as the teacher of his daughter, Clara, a child prodigy who was undertaking international concert tours by age eleven and who later married her father's pupil Robert Schumann, in defiance of her father's extreme objections. As Clara Schumann, she became one of the most famous pianists of her time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Wieck has received more than 56,459 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 481st most popular composer.

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Among composers, Friedrich Wieck ranks 481 out of 1,008Before him are James Newton Howard, Bill Conti, Jehan Alain, Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, Vicente Martín y Soler, and Remo Giazotto. After him are Fredrik Pacius, Pavel Haas, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Luis Bacalov, Bálint Bakfark, and Franz Doppler.

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Among people born in 1785, Friedrich Wieck ranks 17Before him are Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, John James Audubon, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Florestan I, Prince of Monaco, Hans Karl von Diebitsch, and Carl Adolph Agardh. After him are Diponegoro, Adam Sedgwick, Adam Wilhelm Moltke, William Prout, Prince Paul of Württemberg, and Lady Caroline Lamb. Among people deceased in 1873, Friedrich Wieck ranks 22Before him are Sheridan Le Fanu, José Antonio Páez, Princess Charlotte of Württemberg, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Johns Hopkins, and Viktor Hartmann. After him are Pauline Therese of Württemberg, Adam Sedgwick, Prince August, Duke of Dalarna, Charles II, Duke of Brunswick, Wilhelm Marstrand, and Jean Chacornac.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Friedrich Wieck ranks 1,642 out of 3,763Before him are Joachim Schepke (1912), Carl Laemmle (1867), Otto Brunfels (1488), Erich Rudorffer (1917), Franz Aepinus (1724), and Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann (1662). After him are Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm (1723), Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt (1752), Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff (1896), Fredrik Pacius (1809), Philip, Elector Palatine (1448), and Frederick III, Landgrave of Thuringia (1332).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Friedrich Wieck ranks 68Before him are Ferdinand Hiller (1811), Johann Georg Pisendel (1687), Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758), Heinrich Marschner (1795), Simon Mayr (1763), and Johann Nikolaus Forkel (1749). After him are Fredrik Pacius (1809), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918), Gershon Kingsley (1922), Hermann Abendroth (1883), Johann Gottfried Walther (1684), and Johann Ludwig Bach (1677).

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