Johann Gottfried Walther

1684 - 1748

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Johann Gottfried Walther (18 September 1684 – 23 March 1748) was a German music theorist, organist, composer, and lexicographer of the Baroque era. Walther was born at Erfurt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Gottfried Walther has received more than 55,047 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Johann Gottfried Walther is the 523rd most popular composer (down from 508th in 2019), the 1,995th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,727th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 523 out of 1,228Before him are Carl Zeller, Hermann Scherchen, Hucbald, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Manuel Ponce, and Raimonds Pauls. After him are Princess Cecilia of Sweden, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Alex North, Hermann Abendroth, Stefano Landi, and Nicolas Gombert.

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Among people born in 1684, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 8Before him are Jean-Antoine Watteau, Ludvig Holberg, Maria Barbara Bach, Tokugawa Yoshimune, Francesco Durante, and Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg. After him are Edward Vernon, Jean Astruc, Jean-Baptiste van Loo, Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de Belle-Isle, Francesco Manfredini, and Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin. Among people deceased in 1748, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 6Before him are Johann Bernoulli, Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg, Ewald Georg von Kleist, Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I, and Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Muhammad Shah, Ebrahim Afshar, William Kent, Margravine Elisabeth Sophie of Brandenburg, Abul Khair Khan, and Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 1,995 out of 5,289Before him are Joachim Schepke (1912), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918), Theodore of Corsica (1694), Johann Conrad Dippel (1673), Govert Flinck (1615), and Richard Wilhelm (1873). After him are George, Duke of Bavaria (1455), Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794), Konrad von Thüringen (1206), Friedrich Pollock (1894), Wilhelm Dörpfeld (1853), and Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1881).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 83Before him are Johann Nikolaus Forkel (1749), Andreas Werckmeister (1645), Christoph Graupner (1683), Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), Hermann Scherchen (1891), and Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918). After him are Hermann Abendroth (1883), Johann David Heinichen (1683), Curt Sachs (1881), Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905), Johann Friedrich Agricola (1720), and Franz Lachner (1803).