Hugo Riemann

1849 - 1919

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Karl Wilhelm Julius Hugo Riemann (18 July 1849 – 10 July 1919) was a German musicologist and composer who was among the founders of modern musicology. The leading European music scholar of his time, he was active and influential as both a music theorist and music historian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Riemann has received more than 90,480 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Hugo Riemann is the 354th most popular composer (up from 416th in 2019), the 1,441st most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,631st in 2019) and the 53rd most popular German Composer.

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Over the past year Hugo Riemann has had the most page views in the with 11,424 views, followed by German (7,238), and Russian (2,574). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (152.15%), Esperanto (128.64%), and Indonesian (73.57%)


Among composers, Hugo Riemann ranks 354 out of 1,451Before him are Sergei Taneyev, Johann Kuhnau, Germaine Tailleferre, Karl Richter, Vladimir Cosma, and Josef Rheinberger. After him are Ichirou Mizuki, Michel Richard Delalande, Jacobus Gallus, Samuel Scheidt, Ignaz Moscheles, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

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Among people born in 1849, Hugo Riemann ranks 30Before him are Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Saionji Kinmochi, Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime, Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria, Vera Zasulich, and Joseph Gallieni. After him are Basil Zaharoff, Paul Rée, Archduchess Mathilda of Austria, Lord Randolph Churchill, Georg Luger, and Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Among people deceased in 1919, Hugo Riemann ranks 41Before him are Georg von Hertling, Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans, Edward Charles Pickering, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Endre Ady, and Vera Zasulich. After him are Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia, Mikhail Tsvet, Vasily Chapayev, Gustav Landauer, Peter Altenberg, and Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hugo Riemann ranks 1,441 out of 7,253Before him are Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange (1751), Gondioc (450), Christian Friedrich Schönbein (1799), Anton Dostler (1891), Udo Dirkschneider (1952), and Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825). After him are Erich Naumann (1905), Georg Baselitz (1938), Franz Ritter von Epp (1868), John George IV, Elector of Saxony (1668), Saint Afra (300), and Natalia Alexeievna (1755).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Hugo Riemann ranks 53Before him are Klaus Schulze (1947), Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748), Johann Schein (1586), Hans Leo Hassler (1564), Johann Kuhnau (1660), and Karl Richter (1926). After him are Samuel Scheidt (1587), Wolfgang Wagner (1919), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Johann Georg Pisendel (1687), Nicolaus Bruhns (1665), and Carl Loewe (1796).