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 131,781 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Joachim Raff is the 528th most popular composer (up from 546th in 2019), the 188th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 198th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Composer.

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Among composers, Joachim Raff ranks 528 out of 1,216Before him are Alexandre Guilmant, Johann Georg Pisendel, Eleni Karaindrou, Riz Ortolani, Zbigniew Preisner, and Christian Sinding. After him are Eugen Doga, Agostino Steffani, Gabriel Pierné, Pietro Nardini, Leo Brouwer, and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

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Among people born in 1822, Joachim Raff ranks 33Before him are Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale, Robert Luther, Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa, Joseph Bertrand, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Princess Januária of Brazil. After him are Nikolay Danilevsky, Fritz Müller, Matthew Arnold, Charles Friedel, Jacob Moleschott, and Princess Augusta Reuss of Köstritz. Among people deceased in 1882, Joachim Raff ranks 30Before him are Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Mikhail Skobelev, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, Anthony Trollope, Thomas Hill Green, and Henry Draper. After him are Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Alfred Escher, Estanislao Figueras, John Nelson Darby, Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann, and János Arany.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Joachim Raff ranks 188 out of 876Before him are Auguste Forel (1848), Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza (1945), Hugo Koblet (1925), Victor Goldschmidt (1888), Bernard Tschumi (1944), and Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac (1817). After him are Robert Miles (1969), Adolphe Appia (1862), Ruth Dreifuss (1940), Josias Braun-Blanquet (1884), Alfred Escher (1819), and Joanna of Pfirt (1300).

Among COMPOSERS In Switzerland

Among composers born in Switzerland, Joachim Raff ranks 7Before him are Siegfried Wagner (1869), Sigismond Thalberg (1812), Ernest Bloch (1880), Frank Martin (1890), Ernest Ansermet (1883), and Grock (1880). After him are Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Heinz Holliger (1939), Ludwig Senfl (1486), Paul Sacher (1906), Heinrich Sutermeister (1910), and Louis Niedermeyer (1802).