Georg Philipp Telemann

1681 - 1767

Georg Philipp Telemann

Georg Philipp Telemann (24 March [O.S. 14 March] 1681 – 25 June 1767) (German pronunciation: [ˈteːləman]) was a German Baroque composer and multi-instrumentalist. Almost completely self-taught in music, he became a composer against his family's wishes. After studying in Magdeburg, Zellerfeld, and Hildesheim, Telemann entered the University of Leipzig to study law, but eventually settled on a career in music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Philipp Telemann has received more than 597,342 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 51st most popular composer.

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Among composers, Georg Philipp Telemann ranks 51 out of 1,008Before him are Béla Bartók, Carl Maria von Weber, Edward Elgar, Anton Bruckner, Vincenzo Bellini, and Jean-Philippe Rameau. After him are Carl Orff, Domenico Scarlatti, Guido of Arezzo, Erik Satie, Aram Khachaturian, and Alexander Borodin.

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Among people born in 1681, Georg Philipp Telemann ranks 1After him are Vitus Bering, Johann Mattheson, Hedvig Sophia of Sweden, Theophan Prokopovich, Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough, and Ernest Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Among people deceased in 1767, Georg Philipp Telemann ranks 1After him are Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France, Maria Josepha of Bavaria, Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, Giambattista Pittoni, Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Johann Schobert, Étienne de Silhouette, Burkhard Christoph von Münnich, Ekkathat, Emer de Vattel, and Firmin Abauzit.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Georg Philipp Telemann ranks 108 out of 3,763Before him are Heinrich Böll (1917), Erich Honecker (1912), Novalis (1772), Friedrich Fröbel (1782), Pope Joan (null), and Carl von Clausewitz (1780). After him are Carl Orff (1895), Leni Riefenstahl (1902), Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Wilhelm Wundt (1832), Charles the Fat (839), and Ernst Röhm (1887).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Georg Philipp Telemann ranks 12Before him are Robert Schumann (1810), Felix Mendelssohn (1809), Richard Strauss (1864), Jacques Offenbach (1819), Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714), and Carl Maria von Weber (1786). After him are Carl Orff (1895), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714), Johann Pachelbel (1653), Johann Christian Bach (1735), Paul Hindemith (1895), and Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710).

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