Jacob Gade

1879 - 1963

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Jacob Thune Hansen Gade (29 November 1879 – 20 February 1963) was a Danish violinist and composer, mostly of orchestral popular music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacob Gade has received more than 56,619 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jacob Gade is the 338th most popular musician (up from 346th in 2019), the 157th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 163rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Danish Musician.

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Among musicians, Jacob Gade ranks 338 out of 2,675Before him are Tiësto, Alice Herz-Sommer, Nikolai Kapustin, Clara Rockmore, Steve Vai, and John Entwistle. After him are Dave Murray, Roger Whittaker, Robby Krieger, Leopold Godowsky, Bill Ward, and Bobby McFerrin.

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Among people born in 1879, Jacob Gade ranks 53Before him are Hisaichi Terauchi, Ernest Jones, Shunroku Hata, Alfred Korzybski, Aleksandar Stamboliyski, and Agrippina Vaganova. After him are Nikolai Medtner, Alla Nazimova, Adolf Strauss, Max Schreck, Vladko Maček, and Kartini. Among people deceased in 1963, Jacob Gade ranks 43Before him are William Carlos Williams, Karl Bühler, William Beveridge, Karl von Terzaghi, Eduard Spranger, and Sylvanus Olympio. After him are Alois Hudal, Remedios Varo, Michael Rockefeller, Jacobus Oud, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, and W. E. B. Du Bois.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Jacob Gade ranks 157 out of 783Before him are John Louis Emil Dreyer (1852), Verner Panton (1926), Theophil Hansen (1813), Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783), Thyra (800), and Prince Harald of Denmark (1876). After him are Giancarlo Esposito (1958), Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt (1659), Princess Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark (1747), Ole Nydahl (1941), Connie Nielsen (1965), and Edvard Eriksen (1876).

Among MUSICIANS In Denmark

Among musicians born in Denmark, Jacob Gade ranks 3Before him are Victor Borge (1909) and Lars Ulrich (1963). After him are Jørgen Ingmann (1925), Svend Asmussen (1916), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (1946), Ole Beich (1955), Kai Winding (1922), Flemming Rasmussen (1958), Trentemøller (1972), Nikolaj Koppel (1969), and Malene Mortensen (1982).