Jacob van Eyck

1590 - 1657

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Jonkheer Jacob van Eyck ( van IKE, Dutch: [ˈjaː.kɔp vɑn ˈɛik]; c. 1590 – 26 March 1657) was a Dutch nobleman and musician. He was one of the best-known musicians of the Dutch Golden Age, working as a carillon player and technician, an organist, a recorder virtuoso, and a composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacob van Eyck has received more than 52,848 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jacob van Eyck is the 564th most popular composer (down from 526th in 2019), the 309th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 6th most popular Dutch Composer.

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Among composers, Jacob van Eyck ranks 564 out of 1,228Before him are Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, Alexander Arutiunian, François Devienne, Charles Lecocq, Alexandre Desplat, and Franz Lachner. After him are Aloysia Weber, Franz Schmidt, Jean-Féry Rebel, John Bull, Ferenc Erkel, and Riccardo Drigo.

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Among people born in 1590, Jacob van Eyck ranks 10Before him are Mahfiruz Hatun, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Simon Vouet, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Urbain Grandier, and Gioachino Greco. After him are Théophile de Viau and William Bradford. Among people deceased in 1657, Jacob van Eyck ranks 13Before him are Laura Mancini, Clara Peeters, Balthasar van der Ast, Jacob van Campen, Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine, and Andrew Bobola. After him are Robert Blake, Olimpia Maidalchini, Hayashi Razan, Menasseh Ben Israel, Johann Baptist Cysat, and William Bradford.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jacob van Eyck ranks 309 out of 1,209Before him are Floris I, Count of Holland (1025), Albert van Ouwater (1415), Floris V, Count of Holland (1254), C. H. D. Buys Ballot (1817), Isaac Beeckman (1588), and Henk Sneevliet (1883). After him are Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1657), Piet de Jong (1915), Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau (1743), Ton Koopman (1944), Arend Lijphart (1936), and Adriaen van de Velde (1636).

Among COMPOSERS In Netherlands

Among composers born in Netherlands, Jacob van Eyck ranks 6Before him are Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562), Gustav Leonhardt (1928), Johann Adam Reincken (1643), Jacob Clemens non Papa (1510), and Willem Mengelberg (1871). After him are Anthony van Hoboken (1887), Louis Andriessen (1939), Simeon ten Holt (1923), Willem Pijper (1894), Junkie XL (1967), and Michel van der Aa (1970).