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Johann Adolph Hasse

1699 - 1783

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Johann Adolph Hasse (baptised 25 March 1699 – 16 December 1783) was an 18th-century German composer, singer and teacher of music. Immensely popular in his time, Hasse was best known for his prolific operatic output, though he also composed a considerable quantity of sacred music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Adolph Hasse has received more than 175,159 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Johann Adolph Hasse is the 212th most popular composer (down from 163rd in 2019), the 801st most popular biography from Germany (down from 562nd in 2019) and the 33rd most popular German Composer.

Johann Adolf Hasse was a German composer of Italian opera. He is best known for his operas, which were written in the style of the Neapolitan School.

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Among composers, Johann Adolph Hasse ranks 212 out of 1,216Before him are Francis Lai, Jerry Goldsmith, Antonio Caldara, Henri Vieuxtemps, Carl Friedrich Abel, and Benedetto Marcello. After him are Ernest Chausson, Josef Suk, James Horner, Niccolò Piccinni, Charles-Marie Widor, and François-Joseph Gossec.

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Among people born in 1699, Johann Adolph Hasse ranks 6Before him are Osman III, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Christian VI of Denmark, Maria Josepha of Austria, and Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal. After him are Marie Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin, Anna Leszczyńska, Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, Mastani, Alamgir II, and Bernard de Jussieu. Among people deceased in 1783, Johann Adolph Hasse ranks 4Before him are Leonhard Euler, Jean le Rond d'Alembert, and Grigory Orlov. After him are Étienne Bézout, Antonio Soler, Yosa Buson, Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, Benedict Joseph Labre, Nikita Ivanovich Panin, and Princess Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Adolph Hasse ranks 801 out of 6,142Before him are Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Gudrun Burwitz (1929), Hermann Cohen (1842), Herbert Kroemer (1928), Agnes of Merania (1175), and Günther Prien (1908). After him are Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (1886), Gert Fröbe (1913), Horst Buchholz (1933), Frank Wedekind (1864), Gustav Radbruch (1878), and Albert V, Duke of Bavaria (1528).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Adolph Hasse ranks 33Before him are Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Louis Spohr (1784), Max Reger (1873), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), Michael Praetorius (1571), and Carl Friedrich Abel (1723). After him are Engelbert Humperdinck (1854), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), Carl Stamitz (1745), Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), and Johann Mattheson (1681).