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 173,570 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Johann Stamitz is the 178th most popular composer (down from 167th in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 64th in 2019) and the 6th most popular 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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Among composers, Johann Stamitz ranks 178 out of 1,216Before him are Johann Ambrosius Bach, Amilcare Ponchielli, Maurizio Pollini, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Hugo Wolf, and Baldassare Galuppi. After him are Giuseppe Torelli, Pauline Viardot, Michael Haydn, John Field, Bohuslav Martinů, and Komitas.

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Among people born in 1717, Johann Stamitz ranks 6Before him are Maria Theresa, Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Pope Pius VI, Mustafa III, and Johann Joachim Winckelmann. After him are Peter III of Portugal, Ernst Gideon von Laudon, Marie Anne de Mailly, Louis François, Prince of Conti, Horace Walpole, and Ebrahim Afshar. Among people deceased in 1757, Johann Stamitz ranks 6Before him are Domenico Scarlatti, Osman III, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, Maria Josepha of Austria, and Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. After him are Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Rosalba Carriera, Robert-François Damiens, Siraj ud-Daulah, 7th Dalai Lama, and David Hartley.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Johann Stamitz ranks 78 out of 973Before him are Jerome of Prague (1379), Jan Masaryk (1886), Kurt Knispel (1921), Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679), Jaroslav Seifert (1901), and Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896). After him are Ludmila of Bohemia (860), Bohuslav Martinů (1890), Johann Palisa (1848), Jiří Menzel (1938), Julius Fučík (1903), and Maria Christina of Austria (1858).

Among COMPOSERS In Czechia

Among composers born in Czechia, Johann Stamitz ranks 6Before him are Gustav Mahler (1860), Antonín Dvořák (1841), Bedřich Smetana (1824), Leoš Janáček (1854), and Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679). After him are Bohuslav Martinů (1890), Josef Suk (1874), Anton Reicha (1770), Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897), Josef Mysliveček (1737), and Eduard Hanslick (1825).