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Johann David Heinichen

1683 - 1729

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Johann David Heinichen (17 April 1683 – 16 July 1729) was a German Baroque composer and music theorist who brought the musical genius of Venice to the court of Augustus II the Strong in Dresden. After he died, Heinichen's music attracted little attention for many years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann David Heinichen has received more than 80,835 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Johann David Heinichen is the 552nd most popular composer (down from 531st in 2019), the 2,135th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,040th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Johann David Heinichen ranks 552 out of 1,216Before him are Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Sergei Lyapunov, Antonio Rosetti, Philippe Herreweghe, Fredrik Pacius, and Carmine Coppola. After him are Jonathan Larson, Arno Babajanian, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Pierre Henry, Riccardo Drigo, and Bálint Bakfark.

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Among people born in 1683, Johann David Heinichen ranks 13Before him are Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, 6th Dalai Lama, John Theophilus Desaguliers, Christoph Graupner, Gottfried Silbermann, and Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Burkhard Christoph von Münnich, Edward Young, Antoine Pesne, Giovanni Poleni, Lorenz Heister, and Ludwig Andreas von Khevenhüller. Among people deceased in 1729, Johann David Heinichen ranks 9Before him are Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, Jacob Roggeveen, Jean Meslier, Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, and John Ernest IV, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. After him are William Congreve, John William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach, Samuel Clarke, Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach, Attilio Ariosti, and Louis Antoine de Noailles.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann David Heinichen ranks 2,135 out of 6,142Before him are George Dzundza (1945), Theodore of Corsica (1694), Martin Sandberger (1911), Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905), Fredrik Pacius (1809), and August Leskien (1840). After him are Eduard, Duke of Anhalt (1861), Edmund Landau (1877), Franz von Lenbach (1836), Rudolf Lange (1910), Hans Wilsdorf (1881), and Franz Müntefering (1940).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann David Heinichen ranks 83Before him are Friedrich Wieck (1785), Gershon Kingsley (1922), Johann Georg Pisendel (1687), Helmut Lachenmann (1935), Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905), and Fredrik Pacius (1809). After him are Aloysia Weber (1760), Johann Nikolaus Forkel (1749), Georg Joseph Vogler (1749), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918), Tielman Susato (1500), and Hermann Abendroth (1883).