Johann Gottlieb Goldberg

1727 - 1756

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Johann Gottlieb Goldberg (German: [ˈɡɔltbɛɐ̯k]; baptized 14 March 1727 – 13 April 1756) was a German virtuoso harpsichordist, organist, and composer of the late Baroque and early Classical period. He is best known for lending his name, as the probable original performer, to the renowned Goldberg Variations of J. S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Gottlieb Goldberg has received more than 134,792 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Gottlieb Goldberg is the 608th most popular composer (up from 640th in 2019), the 515th most popular biography from Poland (down from 514th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Polish Composer.

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Among composers, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg ranks 608 out of 1,451Before him are Ernst Krenek, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Tikhon Khrennikov, Korla Awgust Kocor, Francesco Feo, and Agustín Lara. After him are Jehan Alain, Spyridon Samaras, Joseph Hellmesberger Jr., Helmut Lachenmann, Kurmangazy Sagyrbaev, and Ildebrando Pizzetti.

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Among people born in 1727, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg ranks 18Before him are Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau, Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Tommaso Traetta, and Pasquale Anfossi. After him are Jean-André Deluc, Philibert Commerson, Horatio Gates, Ernest Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen, James Wolfe, and François-Hubert Drouais. Among people deceased in 1756, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg ranks 7Before him are Jacques Cassini, Maria Amalia of Austria, Riccardo Broschi, Şehsuvar Sultan, Theodore of Corsica, and Christian Ludwig II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Princess Louise of Denmark, Princess Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis, Giacomo Antonio Perti, Olof Celsius, and Alivardi Khan.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg ranks 515 out of 1,694Before him are Janusz Gajos (1939), Richard Thomalla (1903), Władysław III Spindleshanks (1165), Izabella Scorupco (1970), Eduard Strasburger (1844), and Paweł Pawlikowski (1957). After him are Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin (1549), Emil Leon Post (1897), Jan Gotlib Bloch (1836), Ernst Kantorowicz (1895), Jack Tramiel (1928), and Gustav Flatow (1875).

Among COMPOSERS In Poland

Among composers born in Poland, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg ranks 18Before him are Maria Szymanowska (1789), Józef Elsner (1769), Moritz Moszkowski (1854), Johann Adam Hiller (1728), Alexandre Tansman (1897), and Zbigniew Preisner (1955). After him are Franz Waxman (1906), Johann Schobert (1720), Krzysztof Komeda (1931), Karol Lipiński (1790), Wolfgang Schmieder (1901), and Josef Tal (1910).