Hans Pfitzner

1869 - 1949

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Hans Erich Pfitzner (5 May 1869 – 22 May 1949) was a German composer, conductor and polemicist who was a self-described anti-modernist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Pfitzner has received more than 189,083 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Hans Pfitzner is the 460th most popular composer (up from 485th in 2019), the 617th most popular biography from Russia (up from 642nd in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Russian Composer.

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Over the past year Hans Pfitzner has had the most page views in the with 22,832 views, followed by German (20,469), and Japanese (5,813). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (111.61%), Serbian (64.64%), and Hebrew (49.59%)


Among composers, Hans Pfitzner ranks 460 out of 1,451Before him are Emilio de' Cavalieri, Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Christoph Graupner, Johann Gottfried Walther, Franck Pourcel, and Georgy Sviridov. After him are Mélanie Bonis, Gaspar Sanz, Giovanni Pacini, Antonio Maria Abbatini, Alexander Dargomyzhsky, and Jean Absil.

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Among people born in 1869, Hans Pfitzner ranks 54Before him are Hjalmar Söderberg, Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din, Liane de Pougy, Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Stanisław Wojciechowski, and Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein. After him are Valdemar Poulsen, Stanisław Wyspiański, Julius Dorpmüller, Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia, Zinaida Gippius, and Yevno Azef. Among people deceased in 1949, Hans Pfitzner ranks 49Before him are Yoshijirō Umezu, André-Louis Debierne, Leonard Bloomfield, Maurice Blondel, Hanns Albin Rauter, and Prince Harald of Denmark. After him are Vítězslav Novák, Vasily Degtyaryov, Alice Bailey, Walter Buch, Mariano Fortuny, and Wilhelm Adam.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Hans Pfitzner ranks 617 out of 3,761Before him are George Sanders (1906), Viktor Abakumov (1908), Boris Sheremetev (1652), Georgy Sviridov (1915), Iosif Gurko (1828), and Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg (1838). After him are Aleksei N. Leontiev (1903), Alexander Grin (1880), Maria Miloslavskaya (1624), Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Konstantin Ushinsky (1823), and Alexander Godunov (1949).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Hans Pfitzner ranks 23Before him are Anton Arensky (1861), Sergei Taneyev (1856), Rodion Shchedrin (1932), Anatoly Lyadov (1855), Nikolai Medtner (1879), and Georgy Sviridov (1915). After him are Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859), Vasily Kalinnikov (1866), Aleksandra Pakhmutova (1929), Gennady Rozhdestvensky (1931), and Tikhon Khrennikov (1913).