Hugo Wolf

1860 - 1903

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Hugo Philipp Jacob Wolf (13 March 1860 – 22 February 1903) was an Austrian composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or Lieder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Wolf has received more than 321,297 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Hugo Wolf is the 176th most popular composer (down from 162nd in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Composer.

Hugo Wolf is most famous for his lieder, which are German art songs.

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Among composers, Hugo Wolf ranks 176 out of 1,216Before him are Steve Reich, Eduard Strauss, Johann Ambrosius Bach, Amilcare Ponchielli, Maurizio Pollini, and Jan Dismas Zelenka. After him are Baldassare Galuppi, Johann Stamitz, Giuseppe Torelli, Pauline Viardot, Michael Haydn, and John Field.

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Among people born in 1860, Hugo Wolf ranks 22Before him are Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Jane Addams, Anders Zorn, Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, and René Lalique. After him are Princess Charlotte of Prussia, John J. Pershing, William Kemmler, Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, Louis Wain, and Ernest Thompson Seton. Among people deceased in 1903, Hugo Wolf ranks 12Before him are Alois Hitler, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Alexander I of Serbia, Josiah Willard Gibbs, and Otto Weininger. After him are Gotse Delchev, Calamity Jane, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Gemma Galgani, and Vasily Dokuchaev.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Hugo Wolf ranks 5 out of 295Before him are Giuseppe Tartini (1692), Barbara of Cilli (1392), Slavoj Žižek (1949), and France Prešeren (1800). After him are Jože Plečnik (1872), Milan Kučan (1941), Arkan (1952), Santorio Santorio (1561), Janez Janša (1958), Hemma of Gurk (980), and Borut Pahor (1963).

Among COMPOSERS In Slovenia

Among composers born in Slovenia, Hugo Wolf ranks 1After him are Jacobus Gallus (1550) and Slavko Avsenik (1929).