Johann Stamitz

1717 - 1757

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Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz (Czech: Jan Václav Antonín Stamic; 18 June 1717 – 27 March 1757) was a Bohemian composer and violinist. His two surviving sons, Carl and Anton Stamitz, were composers of the Mannheim school, of which Johann is considered the founding father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Stamitz has received more than 208,156 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Stamitz is the 194th most popular composer (down from 179th in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Czechia (down from 78th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Czech Composer.

Johann Stamitz is most famous for being a German composer and violinist. He was the first violinist to play in a quartet with two violins and viola.

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Over the past year Johann Stamitz has had the most page views in the with 21,408 views, followed by German (7,217), and Spanish (5,765). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovenian (70.37%), Romanian (67.60%), and Belarusian (63.94%)


Among composers, Johann Stamitz ranks 194 out of 1,451Before him are Eduard Strauss, Karol Szymanowski, Andrea Luchesi, Francis Lai, Witold Lutosławski, and Anna Maria Mozart. After him are Umberto Giordano, François-Joseph Gossec, Philippe de Vitry, Johann Joachim Quantz, Ludwig Minkus, and Niels Gade.

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Among people born in 1717, Johann Stamitz ranks 7Before him are Maria Theresa, Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Pope Pius VI, Mustafa III, Johann Joachim Winckelmann, and Peter III of Portugal. After him are Ernst Gideon von Laudon, Marie Anne de Mailly, Louis François, Prince of Conti, Horace Walpole, David Garrick, and Ebrahim Afshar. Among people deceased in 1757, Johann Stamitz ranks 8Before him are Osman III, Maria Josepha of Austria, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Rosalba Carriera, and Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle. After him are Siraj ud-Daulah, Robert-François Damiens, 7th Dalai Lama, David Hartley, Amursana, and Bulleh Shah.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Johann Stamitz ranks 92 out of 1,200Before him are Victor Lustig (1890), Julius Fučík (1903), Jiří Menzel (1938), Petr Pavel (1961), Archduchess Anna of Austria (1528), and Kurt Knispel (1921). After him are Prokop the Great (1380), Alois Senefelder (1771), Jobst of Moravia (1351), Henry of Bohemia (1265), Pavel Nedvěd (1972), and Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein (1940).

Among COMPOSERS In Czechia

Among composers born in Czechia, Johann Stamitz ranks 7Before him are Antonín Dvořák (1841), Gustav Mahler (1860), Bedřich Smetana (1824), Leoš Janáček (1854), Bohuslav Martinů (1890), and Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679). After him are Josef Suk (1874), Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897), Anton Reicha (1770), Eduard Hanslick (1825), Josef Mysliveček (1737), and Franz Benda (1709).