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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 most distinguished violinists in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henryk Wieniawski has received more than 302,707 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Henryk Wieniawski is the 104th most popular musician (down from 92nd in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from Poland (down from 105th 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 104 out of 2,662Before him are Ludovico Einaudi, Glenn Miller, Bill Evans, Paul Mauriat, Nat King Cole, and Mike Oldfield. After him are Buddy Holly, Fernando Sor, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Nadia Boulanger, Lady Gaga, and Don Shirley.

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Among people born in 1835, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 10Before him are Camille Saint-Saëns, Leopold II of Belgium, Cesare Lombroso, Adolf von Baeyer, Andrew Carnegie, and César Cui. After him are Giovanni Schiaparelli, Samuel Butler, Demetrius Vikelas, Giosuè Carducci, Eduard Strauss, and Josef Stefan. 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 Emperor Norton, William Lassell, Ned Kelly, Anselm Feuerbach, Michel Chasles, and Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Henryk Wieniawski ranks 111 out of 1,454Before him are Karl Hanke (1903), Alfred Döblin (1878), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Fred Zinnemann (1907), Zdzisław Beksiński (1929), and Saint Casimir (1458). After him are Konrad Emil Bloch (1912), Angelus Silesius (1624), Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), Paul Gottlieb Nipkow (1860), Edward Sapir (1884), and Jan Matejko (1838).

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), Krystian Zimerman (1956), Theodor Leschetizky (1830), Christoph Eschenbach (1940), Josef Hofmann (1876), Artur Schnabel (1882), Bronisław Huberman (1882), and Julian Fontana (1810).