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Johann Schein

1586 - 1630

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Johann Hermann Schein (20 January 1586 – 19 November 1630) was a German composer of the early Baroque era. He was Thomaskantor in Leipzig from 1615 to 1630. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Schein has received more than 44,353 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Schein is the 366th most popular composer (down from 322nd in 2019), the 1,434th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,215th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Johann Schein ranks 366 out of 1,216Before him are Joseph Martin Kraus, Friedrich von Flotow, György Kurtág, Alfred Newman, Mieczysław Weinberg, and Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga. After him are Martin Agricola, Rodion Shchedrin, Hans Richter, Francesco Gasparini, Joseph Kosma, and Alfredo Catalani.

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Among people born in 1586, Johann Schein ranks 5Before him are Rose of Lima, Leopold V, Archduke of Austria, Johannes Valentinus Andreae, and Pietro Della Valle. After him are Francesco IV Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia, Théophraste Renaudot, Jan Wildens, Pau Claris i Casademunt, John Ford, and Niccolò Zucchi. Among people deceased in 1630, Johann Schein ranks 6Before him are Johannes Kepler, Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, Yuan Chonghuan, and Henry Briggs. After him are Agrippa d'Aubigné, Fede Galizia, Gioachino Greco, Yamada Nagamasa, Esaias van de Velde, and Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Schein ranks 1,434 out of 6,142Before him are Jupp Derwall (1927), Oskar Gröning (1921), Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern (1890), Frederick II, Elector Palatine (1482), Emil du Bois-Reymond (1818), and Amalia of Solms-Braunfels (1602). After him are Thomas Abbt (1738), Ernst Barkmann (1919), Hartmann Schedel (1440), Prince Frederick of the Netherlands (1797), Prince Henry of Prussia (1726), and Karl August Wittfogel (1896).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Schein ranks 53Before him are Alfred Einstein (1880), Karl Richter (1926), Carl Loewe (1796), Johann Kuhnau (1660), Joseph Martin Kraus (1756), and Friedrich von Flotow (1812). After him are Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Klaus Schulze (1947), Ferdinand Ries (1784), Hans Werner Henze (1926), Wolfgang Wagner (1919), and Johann van Beethoven (1740).