Jan Ladislav Dussek

1760 - 1812

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Jan Ladislav Dussek (baptized Jan Václav Dusík, with surname also written as Duschek or Düssek; 12 February 1760 – 20 March 1812) was a Czech composer and pianist. He was an important representative of Czech music abroad in the second half of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century. Some of his more forward-looking piano works have traits often associated with Romanticism.Dussek was one of the first piano virtuosos to travel widely throughout Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Ladislav Dussek has received more than 117,203 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Jan Ladislav Dussek is the 341st most popular composer (down from 330th in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 102nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular Czech Composer.

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Among composers, Jan Ladislav Dussek ranks 341 out of 1,228Before him are Ernest Bloch, Alan Silvestri, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Martin Agricola, André Campra, and Frank Martin. After him are Riccardo Broschi, Ignaz Pleyel, Hugo Riemann, Michael Nyman, Mauricio Kagel, and Pierre de la Rue.

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Among people born in 1760, Jan Ladislav Dussek ranks 13Before him are Camille Desmoulins, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, Johan Gadolin, Alexandre de Beauharnais, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, and Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Johann Peter Hebel, Aloysia Weber, William Beckford, Jean-François Le Sueur, Georg Franz Hoffmann, and Leandro Fernández de Moratín. Among people deceased in 1812, Jan Ladislav Dussek ranks 6Before him are Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Pyotr Bagration, Emanuel Schikaneder, Sacagawea, and Étienne-Louis Malus. After him are George Clinton, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Spencer Perceval, Hieronymus von Colloredo, Marianna Martines, and Isaac Titsingh.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Jan Ladislav Dussek ranks 147 out of 839Before him are Věra Chytilová (1929), Cosmas of Prague (1045), Antonín Zápotocký (1884), Ottokar Czernin (1872), Bedřich Hrozný (1879), and Emilie Schindler (1907). After him are Egon Kisch (1885), Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary (1335), Archduke Eugen of Austria (1863), Vratislaus I, Duke of Bohemia (888), Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1569), and Jarmila Kratochvílová (1951).

Among COMPOSERS In Czechia

Among composers born in Czechia, Jan Ladislav Dussek ranks 14Before him are Josef Suk (1874), Anton Reicha (1770), Eduard Hanslick (1825), Josef Mysliveček (1737), Julius Fučík (1872), and Franz Benda (1709). After him are Ignaz Moscheles (1794), Viktor Ullmann (1898), Georg Benda (1722), Johann Baptist Wanhal (1739), Zdeněk Fibich (1850), and Erwin Schulhoff (1894).