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Johann Adam Hiller

1728 - 1804

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Johann Adam Hiller (25 December 1728, in Wendisch-Ossig, Saxony – 16 June 1804, in Leipzig) was a German composer, conductor and writer on music, regarded as the creator of the Singspiel, an early form of German opera. In many of these operas he collaborated with the poet Christian Felix Weiße. Furthermore, Hiller was a teacher who encouraged musical education for women, his pupils including Elisabeth Mara and Corona Schröter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Adam Hiller has received more than 44,966 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Adam Hiller is the 569th most popular composer (down from 475th in 2019), the 467th most popular biography from Poland (up from 1,807th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Polish Composer.

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Among composers, Johann Adam Hiller ranks 569 out of 1,216Before him are Johann Nikolaus Forkel, Georg Joseph Vogler, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Guillaume Lekeu, Alexander Gretchaninov, and Leopold Koželuch. After him are Maddalena Casulana, Tielman Susato, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Jehan Alain, Rikard Nordraak, and Ernesto Lecuona.

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Among people born in 1728, Johann Adam Hiller ranks 21Before him are Ali Bey al-Kabir, Kirill Razumovski, Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, Oliver Goldsmith, John Hunter, and Matthew Boulton. After him are Carlo Allioni, Johann Andreas Stein, Franz Xaver von Wulfen, Hiraga Gennai, Maria Angela Ardinghelli, and John Wilkinson. Among people deceased in 1804, Johann Adam Hiller ranks 17Before him are Jean-Charles Pichegru, Jazzar Pasha, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Antoine Baumé, and 8th Dalai Lama. After him are Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, Philippe LeBon, Martin Vahl, Georges Cadoudal, and Antonio José Cavanilles.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Johann Adam Hiller ranks 467 out of 1,454Before him are Zvi Zamir (1925), Hellmuth Stieff (1901), Peter van Eyck (1911), Leon Pinsker (1821), Wolfhart Pannenberg (1928), and Jan Tarnowski (1488). After him are Gustav Freytag (1816), Gottfried Achenwall (1719), Vyacheslav Kebich (1936), Werner Lorenz (1891), Fritz London (1900), and Richard Abegg (1869).

Among COMPOSERS In Poland

Among composers born in Poland, Johann Adam Hiller ranks 16Before him are Martin Agricola (1486), Józef Elsner (1769), Maria Szymanowska (1789), Grażyna Bacewicz (1909), Alexandre Tansman (1897), and Zbigniew Preisner (1955). After him are Franz Waxman (1906), Johann Gottlieb Goldberg (1727), Wolfgang Schmieder (1901), Krzysztof Komeda (1931), Josef Tal (1910), and Karol Lipiński (1790).