Georg Benda

1722 - 1795

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Georg Anton Benda (Czech: Jiří Antonín Benda; 30 June 1722 – 6 November 1795) was a composer, violinist and Kapellmeister of the classical period from the Kingdom of Bohemia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Benda has received more than 70,243 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Georg Benda is the 339th most popular composer (up from 376th in 2019), the 167th most popular biography from Czechia (up from 170th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Czech Composer.

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Among composers, Georg Benda ranks 339 out of 1,451Before him are Ferdinando Carulli, Michael Nyman, Cipriano de Rore, Christian Gottlob Neefe, Antonio Soler, and Giovanni Bottesini. After him are Viktor Ullmann, Johann Schein, Pietro Della Valle, Hans Leo Hassler, Frank Martin, and György Kurtág.

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Among people born in 1722, Georg Benda ranks 6Before him are Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, Gregory Skovoroda, Ahmad Shah Durrani, Prince Augustus William of Prussia, and Jazzar Pasha. After him are Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, Samuel Adams, Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Paisius Velichkovsky, Pietro Nardini, and Amursana. Among people deceased in 1795, Georg Benda ranks 7Before him are Louis XVII of France, Alessandro Cagliostro, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Sayat-Nova, François-André Danican Philidor, and Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville. After him are Carl Michael Bellman, Ahilyabai Holkar, Josiah Wedgwood, Charles II August, Duke of Zweibrücken, Archduke Alexander Leopold of Austria, and James Boswell.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Georg Benda ranks 167 out of 1,200Before him are Rafael Kubelík (1914), Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (1849), Emilie Schindler (1907), Julius Fučík (1872), František Palacký (1798), and Christoph Schönborn (1945). After him are Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria (1860), Karel Zeman (1910), G. W. Pabst (1885), Petr Čech (1982), David Popper (1843), and Ivo Viktor (1942).

Among COMPOSERS In Czechia

Among composers born in Czechia, Georg Benda ranks 15Before him are Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897), Anton Reicha (1770), Eduard Hanslick (1825), Josef Mysliveček (1737), Franz Benda (1709), and Julius Fučík (1872). After him are Ignaz Moscheles (1794), Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760), Johann Baptist Wanhal (1739), Vítězslav Novák (1870), Zdeněk Fibich (1850), and Karel Svoboda (1938).