Joachim Raff

1822 - 1882

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Joseph Joachim Raff (27 May 1822 – 24 or 25 June 1882) was a German-Swiss composer, pedagogue and pianist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joachim Raff has received more than 165,014 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Joachim Raff is the 510th most popular composer (up from 531st in 2019), the 188th most popular biography from Switzerland and the 7th most popular Swiss Composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 170k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Joachim Raff has had the most page views in the with 20,170 views, followed by German (11,810), and Japanese (5,965). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (339.38%), Czech (71.33%), and Latin (51.14%)


Among composers, Joachim Raff ranks 510 out of 1,451Before him are Aleksandra Pakhmutova, Ethel Smyth, Alexandre Desplat, Alexandre Tansman, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, and Peter Cornelius. After him are Giuseppe Gazzaniga, Christian Sinding, Alexandre Guilmant, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Carmine Coppola, and Carl Friedrich Zelter.

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Among people born in 1822, Joachim Raff ranks 31Before him are Juan, Count of Montizón, Henri Murger, Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale, Joseph Bertrand, Jules Antoine Lissajous, and Charles Friedel. After him are Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa, Princess Januária of Brazil, Matthew Arnold, Adolf Kussmaul, and Korla Awgust Kocor. Among people deceased in 1882, Joachim Raff ranks 28Before him are Mikhail Skobelev, Henry Draper, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, and Karl-Maria Kertbeny. After him are Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Alfred Escher, Anthony Trollope, Estanislao Figueras, Jørgen Moe, and Thomas Hill Green.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Joachim Raff ranks 188 out of 1,015Before him are Joanna of Pfirt (1300), DJ BoBo (1968), Jonas Furrer (1805), Hans Martin Sutermeister (1907), Billy Meier (1937), and Simonetta Sommaruga (1960). After him are Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma (1886), Jean Philippe Loys de Cheseaux (1718), Margaret of Savoy, Duchess of Anjou (1420), Pietro Lombardo (1435), Roberto Di Matteo (1970), and Alain Tanner (1929).

Among COMPOSERS In Switzerland

Among composers born in Switzerland, Joachim Raff ranks 7Before him are Siegfried Wagner (1869), Sigismond Thalberg (1812), Frank Martin (1890), Ernest Bloch (1880), Ernest Ansermet (1883), and Grock (1880). After him are Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Heinz Holliger (1939), Heinrich Sutermeister (1910), Ludwig Senfl (1486), Louis Niedermeyer (1802), and Klaus Huber (1924).