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 116,075 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Joachim Raff is the 546th most popular composer (up from 616th in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 213th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Swiss Composer.

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Among composers, Joachim Raff ranks 546 out of 1,228Before him are Xavier Cugat, Francesco Maria Veracini, John Adams, Eduardo di Capua, Orlando Gibbons, and Riccardo Zandonai. After him are Spyridon Samaras, Hans Christian Lumbye, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Stevan Mokranjac, Ernesto Lecuona, and Kurt Atterberg.

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Among people born in 1822, Joachim Raff ranks 34Before him are Joseph Bertrand, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale, Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa, Charles Friedel, and Matthew Arnold. After him are Fritz Müller, Adolf Kussmaul, Jacob Moleschott, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe, Nikolay Danilevsky, and Princess Januária of Brazil. Among people deceased in 1882, Joachim Raff ranks 33Before him are John Nelson Darby, Anthony Trollope, Berthold Auerbach, Jørgen Moe, Thomas Hill Green, and János Arany. After him are Georges Leclanché, Estanislao Figueras, Alfred Escher, Friedrich von Lütke, Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Joachim Raff ranks 198 out of 749Before him are Ami Argand (1750), Ferdinand Kübler (1919), Roberto Di Matteo (1970), Marc Allégret (1900), Louis of Cyprus (1436), and George de Mestral (1907). After him are Köbi Kuhn (1943), Jost Amman (1539), Bernard Tschumi (1944), Daniel Peter (1836), Johann Peter Hebel (1760), and André Abegglen (1909).

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 Heinz Holliger (1939), Ludwig Senfl (1486), Paul Sacher (1906), Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Othmar Schoeck (1886), and Gottfried von Einem (1918).