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Johann Nikolaus Forkel

1749 - 1818

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Johann Nikolaus Forkel (22 February 1749 – 20 March 1818) was a German musicologist and music theorist, generally regarded as among the founders of modern musicology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Nikolaus Forkel has received more than 46,872 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Nikolaus Forkel is the 563rd most popular composer (down from 489th in 2019), the 2,193rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,861st in 2019) and the 85th most popular Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Johann Nikolaus Forkel ranks 563 out of 1,216Before him are Riccardo Drigo, Bálint Bakfark, Aloysia Weber, Antonio Maria Abbatini, Pancho Vladigerov, and François Devienne. After him are Georg Joseph Vogler, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Guillaume Lekeu, Alexander Gretchaninov, Leopold Koželuch, and Johann Adam Hiller.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1749, Johann Nikolaus Forkel ranks 17Before him are Daniel Rutherford, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Vittorio Alfieri, Abraham Gottlob Werner, and Alexander Radishchev. After him are Georg Joseph Vogler, Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Martin Vahl, Charles James Fox, Princess Louisa of Great Britain, and Christian August Lorentzen. Among people deceased in 1818, Johann Nikolaus Forkel ranks 20Before him are Matthew Lewis, Heinrich Füger, Abigail Adams, Paul Revere, Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, and Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. After him are Leopold Koželuch, Countess Maria Louise Albertine of Leiningen-Dagsburg-Falkenburg, Marcello Bacciarelli, Herman Willem Daendels, Caspar Wessel, and Anne Vallayer-Coster.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Nikolaus Forkel ranks 2,193 out of 6,142Before him are Kai Hansen (1963), Franz Reuleaux (1829), Bruno Loerzer (1891), Handrij Zejler (1804), Konrad von Jungingen (1355), and Philipp Ludwig von Seidel (1821). After him are Johannes R. Becher (1891), Georg Joseph Vogler (1749), Jérôme Boateng (1988), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918), Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688), and Frederick V, Burgrave of Nuremberg (1332).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Nikolaus Forkel ranks 85Before him are Johann Georg Pisendel (1687), Helmut Lachenmann (1935), Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905), Fredrik Pacius (1809), Johann David Heinichen (1683), and Aloysia Weber (1760). After him are Georg Joseph Vogler (1749), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918), Tielman Susato (1500), Hermann Abendroth (1883), Adolf von Henselt (1814), and Hermann Scherchen (1891).