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Hugo Distler

1908 - 1942

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August Hugo Distler (24 June 1908 – 1 November 1942) was a German organist, choral conductor, teacher and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Distler has received more than 79,599 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Hugo Distler is the 1,003rd most popular composer (down from 935th in 2019), the 3,624th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,358th in 2019) and the 149th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Hugo Distler ranks 1,003 out of 1,216Before him are Robert Gerhard, Mikael Tariverdiev, Harald Sæverud, Meredith Monk, Hubert Parry, and Yasushi Akutagawa. After him are Johann Theile, Antoine Duhamel, Walter Piston, Gottfried von Einem, Vagn Holmboe, and Jacopo da Bologna.

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Among people born in 1908, Hugo Distler ranks 205Before him are Ahmad Shukeiri, Louis Jordan, Marina Semyonova, Kočo Racin, Ethel Merman, and Ștefan Barbu. After him are Agustín Sauto Arana, Marcel Langiller, Aleksander Ford, Simonne Mathieu, Jim Brown, and Odette Bancilhon. Among people deceased in 1942, Hugo Distler ranks 150Before him are Emil von Sauer, Renia Spiegel, August von Gödrich, Eusebio Ayala, Romà Forns, and Nevile Henderson. After him are Alexey Troitsky, Ants Piip, Frank Churchill, Juhan Kukk, Mahadev Desai, and José Díaz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hugo Distler ranks 3,624 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Adolf I, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels (1649), Marc Forster (1969), Felix Graf von Bothmer (1852), Gustav Spörer (1822), Karoline von Günderrode (1780), and Emil Julius Gumbel (1891). After him are Johann Theile (1646), Frederick IV, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1774), Karl-Heinz Riedle (1965), Friedrich Robert Helmert (1843), Theodor Fischer (1862), and Oskar Maria Graf (1894).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Hugo Distler ranks 149Before him are Johann Adolf Scheibe (1708), Friedrich Gernsheim (1839), Emil von Sauer (1862), Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse (1774), Wolfgang Rihm (1952), and Julius Reubke (1834). After him are Johann Theile (1646), Adolf Bernhard Marx (1795), Gustav Lange (1830), Julius Rietz (1812), Johann Nicolaus Bach (1669), and Boris Papandopulo (1906).