Ivan Zajc

1832 - 1914

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Ivan Zajc (also Croatian: Ivan plemeniti Zajc, Italian: Giovanni de Zaytz; pronounced [ǐʋan zâjts]; August 3, 1832 – December 16, 1914), was a Croatian composer, conductor, director, and teacher who dominated Croatia's musical culture for over forty years. Through his artistic and institutional reform efforts, he is credited with its revitalization and refinement, paving the way for new and significant Croatian musical achievements in the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Zajc has received more than 39,049 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ivan Zajc is the 620th most popular composer (down from 568th in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 89th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Croatian Composer.

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Among composers, Ivan Zajc ranks 620 out of 1,228Before him are Johann Baptist Cramer, Bálint Bakfark, Claude Le Jeune, Philippe Herreweghe, Adalbert Gyrowetz, and Sigfrid Karg-Elert. After him are Cathy Berberian, François-Joseph Fétis, Malcolm Arnold, Conradin Kreutzer, Franz Abt, and Eduard Tubin.

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Among people born in 1832, Ivan Zajc ranks 36Before him are Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev, Colin Archer, Louis Paul Cailletet, Charles Lecocq, Pavel Tretyakov, and Rudolf Lipschitz. After him are Emilio Castelar, Khurshidbanu Natavan, Miguel Miramón, Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow, Nikolai Zverev, and Đura Jakšić. Among people deceased in 1914, Ivan Zajc ranks 49Before him are Julio Argentino Roca, John Muir, Stevan Mokranjac, Ödön Lechner, Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen, and George William Hill. After him are Frederick Lorz, Paul Héroult, Princess Therese of Saxe-Altenburg, Albert Günther, Albéric Magnard, and Adolphus Frederick V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, Ivan Zajc ranks 106 out of 518Before him are Branimir of Croatia (850), Mira Furlan (1955), Mika Špiljak (1916), Ivan Mažuranić (1814), Janko Bobetko (1919), and Ivo Sanader (1953). After him are Nikola Jurišić (1490), Milan Martić (1954), Giorgio da Sebenico (1410), Ante Trumbić (1864), Marino Ghetaldi (1568), and Herman Potočnik (1892).

Among COMPOSERS In Croatia

Among composers born in Croatia, Ivan Zajc ranks 3Before him are Franz von Suppé (1819) and Luigi Dallapiccola (1904). After him are Jakov Gotovac (1895), Josip Runjanin (1821), and Vatroslav Lisinski (1819).