Johann Walter

1496 - 1570

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Johann Walter, also known as Johann Walther or Johannes Walter (original name: Johann Blankenmüller) (1496 – 25 March 1570) was a Lutheran composer and poet during the Reformation period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Walter has received more than 59,333 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Johann Walter is the 792nd most popular composer (down from 679th in 2019), the 2,981st most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,523rd in 2019) and the 120th most popular Composer.

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Among composers, Johann Walter ranks 792 out of 1,216Before her are Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Emanuele d'Astorga, Sigismondo d'India, Isaak Dunayevsky, Simon Sechter, and Eduard Artemyev. After her are Elfrida Andrée, Felice Anerio, Francesco Feo, Augusta Holmès, Allan Pettersson, and Maria Teresa Agnesi Pinottini.

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Among people born in 1496, Johann Walter ranks 8Before her are Gustav I of Sweden, Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Menno Simons, Sebastiano Venier, Claude, Duke of Guise, and João de Barros. After her are Dawit II and Angelo Beolco. Among people deceased in 1570, Johann Walter ranks 16Before her are James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Eleonora Gonzaga, Duchess of Urbino, Tielman Susato, Diego Ortiz, Daniele Barbaro, and Pietro Loredan. After her are Johannes Brenz and Hieronymus Cock.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Walter ranks 2,981 out of 6,142Before her are William I, Margrave of Meissen (1343), Moritz Wagner (1813), Jurij Brězan (1916), Fritz von Uhde (1848), Conrad II, Duke of Bavaria (1052), and Duke William of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1827). After her are Johann Christian Poggendorff (1796), Herman I of Baden (1040), Theo Jörgensmann (1948), Harold Faltermeyer (1952), Johannes Cocceius (1603), and George Frederick, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1573).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Walter ranks 120Before her are Johann Friedrich Agricola (1720), Hans von Koessler (1853), Johann Rosenmüller (1619), Werner Egk (1901), Paul Ben-Haim (1897), and Johann Andreas Stein (1728). After her are Julius Röntgen (1855), Johann Jacob Bach (1682), Udo Zimmermann (1943), Robert Volkmann (1815), Aribert Reimann (1936), and Johann Gottlieb Naumann (1741).