Johann Georg Pisendel

1687 - 1755

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Johann Georg Pisendel (5 January 1688 [O.S. 26 December 1687] – 25 November 1755) was a German Baroque violinist and composer who, for many years, led the Court Orchestra in Dresden as concertmaster, then the finest instrumental ensemble in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Georg Pisendel has received more than 50,710 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Johann Georg Pisendel is the 445th most popular composer (down from 434th in 2019), the 1,673rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,511th in 2019) and the 68th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Johann Georg Pisendel ranks 445 out of 1,228Before him are Joseph Kosma, Louis Couperin, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Erwin Schulhoff, Grażyna Bacewicz, and Wojciech Kilar. After him are Johannes Ciconia, Hans Pfitzner, Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Johann Ludwig Bach, and Józef Elsner.

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Among people born in 1687, Johann Georg Pisendel ranks 7Before him are Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, John William Friso, Prince of Orange, Balthasar Neumann, Francesco Geminiani, Giambattista Pittoni, and Sylvius Leopold Weiss. After him are Johann Heinrich Schulze, Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Robert Simson, and William Stukeley. Among people deceased in 1755, Johann Georg Pisendel ranks 6Before him are Montesquieu, Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, Francesco Durante, Gerard Majella, and Joseph Bodin de Boismortier. After him are Johann Georg Gmelin, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach, Philipp Stamma, Edward Braddock, and Stepan Krasheninnikov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Georg Pisendel ranks 1,673 out of 5,289Before him are Otto Abetz (1903), Emil du Bois-Reymond (1818), Clemens Winkler (1838), Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1722), Friedrich Ebert Jr. (1894), and Hans Vaihinger (1852). After him are Paul Troost (1878), Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine (1908), Ernst Nolte (1923), Matthias Sammer (1967), Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1720), and Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden (1763).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Georg Pisendel ranks 68Before him are Peter Cornelius (1824), Fredrik Pacius (1809), Johann van Beethoven (1740), Heinrich Marschner (1795), Ferdinand Hiller (1811), and Albert Lortzing (1801). After him are Johann Ludwig Bach (1677), Gershon Kingsley (1922), Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach (1759), Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758), Simon Mayr (1763), and Johann Christoph Bach (1671).