Henryk Wieniawski

1835 - 1880

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Henryk Wieniawski (pronounced [vʲɛˈɲafskʲi] ; 10 July 1835 – 31 March 1880) was a Polish virtuoso violinist, composer and pedagogue, who is regarded amongst the most distinguished violinists in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henryk Wieniawski has received more than 339,136 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Henryk Wieniawski is the 111th most popular musician (down from 104th in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from Poland (down from 111th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Polish Musician.

Henryk Wieniawski was a Polish violinist and composer, who is most famous for his Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22.

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Among musicians, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 111 out of 3,175Before him are Ice-T, João Gilberto, Glenn Miller, David Guetta, Nadia Boulanger, and Jascha Heifetz. After him are Joe Hisaishi, John Bonham, Barry Gibb, Mariss Jansons, Lionel Richie, and Sid Vicious.

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Among people born in 1835, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 12Before him are Cesare Lombroso, Adolf von Baeyer, Andrew Carnegie, César Cui, Samuel Butler, and Giovanni Schiaparelli. After him are Giosuè Carducci, William Stanley Jevons, Fukuzawa Yukichi, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Josef Stefan, and Eduard Strauss. Among people deceased in 1880, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 6Before him are Gustave Flaubert, Jacques Offenbach, Maria Alexandrovna, George Eliot, and Paul Broca. After him are William Lassell, Ned Kelly, Anselm Feuerbach, Michel Chasles, Emperor Norton, and Bettino Ricasoli.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 129 out of 1,694Before him are Albert Sabin (1906), Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (1767), Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810), Olga Tokarczuk (1962), Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), and Alfred Döblin (1878). After him are Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Hanna Schygulla (1943), Angelus Silesius (1624), Władysław I the Elbow-high (1260), Adolf Anderssen (1818), and Otto Liman von Sanders (1855).

Among MUSICIANS In Poland

Among musicians born in Poland, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 3Before him are Władysław Szpilman (1911), and Arthur Rubinstein (1887). After him are Wanda Landowska (1879), Henryk Szeryng (1918), Artur Schnabel (1882), Krystian Zimerman (1956), Theodor Leschetizky (1830), Josef Hofmann (1876), Christoph Eschenbach (1940), Bronisław Huberman (1882), and Julian Fontana (1810).