Johan Halvorsen

1864 - 1935

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Johan Halvorsen (15 March 1864 – 4 December 1935) was a Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johan Halvorsen has received more than 149,055 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Johan Halvorsen is the 219th most popular composer (up from 278th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Norway (up from 60th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Norwegian Composer.

Johan Halvorsen is most famous for being the founder of the Norwegian Lutheran Church in America.

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Among composers, Johan Halvorsen ranks 219 out of 1,228Before him are Pietro Locatelli, Eugène Ysaÿe, Pierre Schaeffer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Johann Mattheson, and Francesca Caccini. After him are Niels Gade, Komitas, François-Joseph Gossec, Henryk Górecki, Cole Porter, and Karol Szymanowski.

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Among people born in 1864, Johan Halvorsen ranks 30Before him are Ethel Voynich, Alexej von Jawlensky, Jules Renard, Séraphine Louis, Branislav Nušić, and Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach. After him are Vilhelm Hammershøi, Paul Sérusier, Nicholas Marr, Joseph Bédier, Alfred Redl, and Li Yuanhong. Among people deceased in 1935, Johan Halvorsen ranks 29Before him are Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, Jane Addams, Hugo Junkers, Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia, John Macleod, and Mihajlo Pupin. After him are Komitas, Panait Istrati, Josef Suk, Rashid Rida, Aron Nimzowitsch, and Magnus Hirschfeld.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Johan Halvorsen ranks 52 out of 735Before him are Erna Solberg (1961), Sophus Lie (1842), Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner (1932), Christian Lous Lange (1869), Magnus Barefoot (1073), and Olaf III of Norway (1050). After him are Lars Onsager (1903), Trygve Haavelmo (1911), Johan Galtung (1930), Eric II of Norway (1268), Ivar Aasen (1813), and Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812).

Among COMPOSERS In Norway

Among composers born in Norway, Johan Halvorsen ranks 2Before him are Edvard Grieg (1843). After him are Johan Svendsen (1840), Christian Sinding (1856), Rikard Nordraak (1842), Knut Nystedt (1915), Harald Sæverud (1897), Geirr Tveitt (1908), Halfdan Kjerulf (1815), Fartein Valen (1887), Klaus Egge (1906), and Thomas Bergersen (1980).