Henryk Wieniawski

1835 - 1880

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henryk Wieniawski has received more than 250,170 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Henryk Wieniawski is the 92nd most popular musician (down from 91st in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Poland 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 92 out of 2,675Before him are Paco de Lucía, Robert Fripp, Benny Goodman, Richard Clayderman, João Gilberto, and Thomas Bangalter. After him are John Dowland, Sid Vicious, Victor Borge, Gary Moore, Charlie Watts, and Hans von Bülow.

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Among people born in 1835, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 11Before him are Leopold II of Belgium, Cesare Lombroso, Andrew Carnegie, Adolf von Baeyer, César Cui, and Giovanni Schiaparelli. After him are Samuel Butler, Demetrius Vikelas, Josef Stefan, Giosuè Carducci, William Stanley Jevons, and Fukuzawa Yukichi. 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, Emperor Norton, Anselm Feuerbach, Ole Bull, and Michel Chasles.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 105 out of 1,231Before him are Catherine Jagiellon (1526), Ulrich Beck (1944), Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833), Saint Casimir (1458), and Casimir Funk (1884). After him are Kurt Student (1890), Anna Jagiellon (1523), Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Fred Zinnemann (1907), and Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860).

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 Henryk Szeryng (1918), Wanda Landowska (1879), Artur Schnabel (1882), Theodor Leschetizky (1830), Bronisław Huberman (1882), Krystian Zimerman (1956), Christoph Eschenbach (1940), Josef Hofmann (1876), and Ewa Demarczyk (1941).