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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Gottfried Walther has received more than 72,745 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Johann Gottfried Walther is the 451st most popular composer (up from 523rd in 2019), the 1,745th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,995th in 2019) and the 67th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 451 out of 1,216Before him are Paolo Tosti, Valentyn Sylvestrov, Bernhard Crusell, Sebastián Iradier, Federico Mompou, and Johann Ludwig Bach. After him are Maurice Duruflé, Michael Kamen, Franz Schmidt, Gaspar Sanz, Giacinto Scelsi, and Stefano Landi.

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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, Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, Robert Maynard, Jean Astruc, Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de Belle-Isle, and Wilhelm Reinhard von Neipperg. Among people deceased in 1748, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 6Before him are Johann Bernoulli, Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg, Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I, Ewald Georg von Kleist, and Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are Muhammad Shah, Abul Khair Khan, Ebrahim Afshar, Ernest Augustus I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Margravine Elisabeth Sophie of Brandenburg, and William Kent.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 1,745 out of 6,142Before him are Marie of Saxe-Altenburg (1818), Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1861), Lothar-Günther Buchheim (1918), Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg (1886), Oswald Achenbach (1827), and Johann Ludwig Bach (1677). After him are Heino (1938), Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898), Adolph Freiherr Knigge (1752), Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke (1889), Prince Francis Xavier of Saxony (1730), and Johannes Sturm (1507).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Gottfried Walther ranks 67Before him are Albert Lortzing (1801), Heinrich Marschner (1795), Johann Christoph Bach (1671), Hans Leo Hassler (1564), Ferdinand Hiller (1811), and Johann Ludwig Bach (1677). After him are Simon Mayr (1763), Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), Peter Cornelius (1824), Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758), Reinhard Keiser (1674), and Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach (1759).