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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann David Heinichen has received more than 66,210 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Johann David Heinichen is the 531st most popular composer (up from 535th in 2019), the 2,040th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,811th in 2019) and the 85th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Johann David Heinichen ranks 531 out of 1,228Before him are Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Alex North, Hermann Abendroth, Stefano Landi, Nicolas Gombert, and Henri Duparc. After him are Pietro Nardini, Jehan Alain, Claude Goudimel, Alois Hába, Wolfgang Schmieder, and Ferdinando Paer.

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Among people born in 1683, Johann David Heinichen ranks 12Before him are 6th Dalai Lama, Maria Anna of Austria, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, John Theophilus Desaguliers, Edward Young, and Christoph Graupner. After him are Burkhard Christoph von Münnich, Gottfried Silbermann, Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Lorenz Heister, Jonathan Wild, and Mark Catesby. Among people deceased in 1729, Johann David Heinichen ranks 8Before him are John Law, Jacob Roggeveen, Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, and Jean Meslier. After him are John Ernest IV, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Samuel Clarke, John William III, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach, Louis Antoine de Noailles, William Congreve, and Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann David Heinichen ranks 2,040 out of 5,289Before him are Rudolph Goclenius (1547), Otto Henry, Elector Palatine (1502), Berthold Auerbach (1812), John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg (1625), Prince Konrad of Bavaria (1883), and Friedrich Naumann (1860). After him are Dieter Müller (1954), Fastrada (765), William VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1629), Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben (1730), August Oetker (1862), and Ludwig Uhland (1787).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann David Heinichen ranks 85Before him are Christoph Graupner (1683), Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), Hermann Scherchen (1891), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918), Johann Gottfried Walther (1684), and Hermann Abendroth (1883). After him are Curt Sachs (1881), Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905), Johann Friedrich Agricola (1720), Franz Lachner (1803), Aloysia Weber (1760), and Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow (1663).