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Ignaz Pleyel

1757 - 1831

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Ignace Joseph Pleyel (French: [plɛjɛl]; German: [ˈplaɪl̩]; 18 June 1757 – 14 November 1831) was an Austrian composer, music publisher and piano builder of the Classical period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ignaz Pleyel has received more than 182,417 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Ignaz Pleyel is the 248th most popular composer (up from 343rd in 2019).

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.84

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Among composers, Ignaz Pleyel ranks 248 out of 1,216Before him are Ryuichi Sakamoto, Carl Stamitz, Fromental Halévy, Anton Arensky, Thomas Tallis, and Johann Christoph Bach. After him are Friedrich Kuhlau, Franz Xaver Gruber, Albert Roussel, Jacques Ibert, Alessandro Stradella, and Johann Georg Albrechtsberger.

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Among people born in 1757, Ignaz Pleyel ranks 9Before him are Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, Antonio Canova, Jacques Hébert, Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, Pierre Augereau, and Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. After him are Rigas Feraios, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, George Vancouver, Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Johann Matthäus Bechstein, and Karl Leonhard Reinhold. Among people deceased in 1831, Ignaz Pleyel ranks 14Before him are Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, Emilia Plater, Achim von Arnim, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, and Archduke Rudolf of Austria. After him are August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Rodolphe Kreutzer, Vicente Guerrero, Thomas Johann Seebeck, Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and Barthold Georg Niebuhr.

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