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Heinrich Glarean

1488 - 1563

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Heinrich Glarean also styled Glareanus (born as Heinrich Loriti on 28 February or 3 June 1488 – 28 March 1563) was a Swiss music theorist, poet and humanist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Glarean has received more than 49,998 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Heinrich Glarean is the 2,135th most popular writer (down from 1,960th in 2019), the 216th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 190th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Swiss Writer.

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Among writers, Heinrich Glarean ranks 2,135 out of 5,755Before him are Gabriel Matzneff, Archibald Gracie IV, Imad ad-Din al-Isfahani, Quadratus of Athens, Elena Poniatowska, and Jaggi Vasudev. After him are John Mandeville, Bálint Balassi, Shakuntala Devi, Abraham ibn Daud, Thorbjørn Egner, and Vera Brittain.

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Among people born in 1488, Heinrich Glarean ranks 15Before him are Sebastian Münster, Joseph Karo, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, Otto Brunfels, Johannes Magnus, and Jan Tarnowski. After him are Gustav Trolle, Alonso Berruguete, and Mother Shipton. Among people deceased in 1563, Heinrich Glarean ranks 5Before him are Étienne de La Boétie, Francis, Duke of Guise, Sebastian Castellio, and Andrea Schiavone. After him are Teodósio I, Duke of Braganza and Martynas Mažvydas.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Heinrich Glarean ranks 216 out of 876Before him are Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), Pascal Couchepin (1942), Jean Ziegler (1934), Carlo Fontana (1638), Jost Amman (1539), and Johann Jakob Bodmer (1698). After him are Jean Vanier (1928), Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux (1718), Ubol Ratana (1951), Louis of Cyprus (1436), Eugène Grasset (1845), and Jean-André Deluc (1727).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Heinrich Glarean ranks 22Before him are Antoine-Henri Jomini (1779), Alfonsina Storni (1892), Rodolphe Töpffer (1799), Notker the Stammerer (840), Isaac Casaubon (1559), and Johann Jakob Bodmer (1698). After him are Johann Peter Hebel (1760), Conrad Ferdinand Meyer (1825), Emma Jung (1882), Jeremias Gotthelf (1797), Arthur Cravan (1887), and Peter Bieri (1944).