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 287,935 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Hugo Wolf is the 162nd most popular composer (up from 170th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 9th in 2019) and the most popular Slovene Composer.

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

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Among composers, Hugo Wolf ranks 162 out of 1,228Before him are Giovanni Paisiello, Enrique Granados, Josef Strauss, Vittorio Monti, Samuel Barber, and Gustav Holst. After him are Johann Adolph Hasse, Vincenzo Galilei, Francesco Cavalli, Ferruccio Busoni, Johann Stamitz, and Philippe de Vitry.

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Among people born in 1860, Hugo Wolf ranks 17Before him are William Jennings Bryan, Herman Hollerith, Willem Einthoven, James Ensor, Anders Zorn, and Ignacy Jan Paderewski. After him are Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, René Lalique, Jane Addams, and John J. Pershing. 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 Gemma Galgani, Gotse Delchev, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Calamity Jane, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, and Camillo Sitte.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Hugo Wolf ranks 6 out of 247Before him are Giuseppe Tartini (1692), Barbara of Cilli (1392), Slavoj Žižek (1949), Fritz Pregl (1869), and France Prešeren (1800). After him are Jože Plečnik (1872), Arkan (1952), Melania Trump (1970), Milan Kučan (1941), Edvard Kardelj (1910), and Franz Miklosich (1813).

Among COMPOSERS In Slovenia

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