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Johann Baptist Wanhal

1739 - 1813

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Johann Baptist Wanhal (12 May 1739 – 20 August 1813) was a Czech classical music composer. He was born in Nechanice, Bohemia, and died in Vienna. His music was well respected by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Baptist Wanhal has received more than 136,609 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Baptist Wanhal is the 390th most popular composer (down from 385th in 2019), the 181st most popular biography from Czechia (down from 170th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Czech Composer.

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Among composers, Johann Baptist Wanhal ranks 390 out of 1,216Before him are Fikret Amirov, Johan Svendsen, Giovanni Legrenzi, Josef Rheinberger, Ferdinand Ries, and Georges Delerue. After him are Alfredo Casella, Hans Werner Henze, Ernest Ansermet, Adriano Banchieri, Johannes Tinctoris, and Anatoly Lyadov.

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Among people born in 1739, Johann Baptist Wanhal ranks 8Before him are Charles-Henri Sanson, Maria Josepha of Bavaria, Charles François Dumouriez, Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, and George Clinton. After him are Duchess Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Jean Chalgrin, Charles-François Lebrun, François Claude Amour, marquis de Bouillé, Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, and Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart. Among people deceased in 1813, Johann Baptist Wanhal ranks 14Before him are Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, Christoph Martin Wieland, Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, André Grétry, and Tecumseh. After him are Giambattista Bodoni, Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia, Princess Augusta of Great Britain, Géraud Duroc, George Shaw, and Anton Graff.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Johann Baptist Wanhal ranks 181 out of 973Before him are Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary (1335), Victor Adler (1852), Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830), Vilém Flusser (1920), Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein (1662), and Tomáš Baťa (1876). After him are Prince Felix of Schwarzenberg (1800), Catherine of Bohemia (1342), Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (1849), Karl von Terzaghi (1883), Leo Perutz (1882), and Otfried Preußler (1923).

Among COMPOSERS In Czechia

Among composers born in Czechia, Johann Baptist Wanhal ranks 20Before him are Franz Benda (1709), Ignaz Moscheles (1794), Viktor Ullmann (1898), Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760), Georg Benda (1722), and Zdeněk Fibich (1850). After him are Erwin Schulhoff (1894), Pavel Haas (1899), Vítězslav Novák (1870), Franz Xaver Richter (1709), Karel Svoboda (1938), and Hans Krása (1899).