Johann Nepomuk Hummel

1778 - 1837

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Johann Nepomuk Hummel (14 November 1778 – 17 October 1837) was an Austrian composer and virtuoso pianist. His music reflects the transition from the Classical to the Romantic musical era. He was a pupil of Mozart, Salieri and Haydn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Nepomuk Hummel has received more than 547,773 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Johann Nepomuk Hummel is the 132nd most popular composer (down from 123rd in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Slovakia (up from 11th in 2019) and the most popular Slovak Composer.

Johann Nepomuk Hummel is most famous for being a composer and pianist.

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Among composers, Johann Nepomuk Hummel ranks 132 out of 1,451Before him are Mikhail Glinka, Daniel Auber, Benjamin Britten, Carl Nielsen, Maurice Jarre, and Domenico Cimarosa. After him are Johannes Ockeghem, Giovanni Gabrieli, César Cui, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Pérotin, and Anton Rubinstein.

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Among people born in 1778, Johann Nepomuk Hummel ranks 8Before him are Louis Bonaparte, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, Humphry Davy, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, José de San Martín, and Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen. After him are Giovanni Battista Belzoni, Bernardo O'Higgins, Fernando Sor, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Clemens Brentano, and Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry. Among people deceased in 1837, Johann Nepomuk Hummel ranks 8Before him are Alexander Pushkin, Hortense de Beauharnais, Charles Fourier, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, John Constable, and Giacomo Leopardi. After him are Georg Büchner, François Gérard, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, John Field, Philippe Buonarroti, and Duke Pius August in Bavaria.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Johann Nepomuk Hummel ranks 9 out of 418Before him are Philipp Lenard (1862), Gyula Andrássy (1823), Jozef Tiso (1887), Gustáv Husák (1913), Ferenc Szálasi (1897), and Francis II Rákóczi (1676). After him are Rudolf von Laban (1879), Juraj Jánošík (1688), Robert Fico (1964), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Ivan Gašparovič (1941), and Pavel Jozef Šafárik (1795).

Among COMPOSERS In Slovakia

Among composers born in Slovakia, Johann Nepomuk Hummel ranks 1After him are Ernst von Dohnányi (1877), Franz Schmidt (1874), Alexander Moyzes (1906), Ján Cikker (1911), Alphons Czibulka (1842), Tibor Serly (1901), and Vladimír Godár (1956).