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Josef Hofmann

1876 - 1957

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Josef Casimir Hofmann (originally Józef Kazimierz Hofmann; January 20, 1876 – February 16, 1957) was a Polish-American pianist, composer, music teacher, and inventor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josef Hofmann has received more than 291,729 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Josef Hofmann is the 437th most popular musician (down from 429th in 2019), the 421st most popular biography from Poland (down from 385th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Polish Musician.

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  • 290k

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  • 56.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Josef Hofmann ranks 437 out of 3,175Before him are Manitas de Plata, Theodor Leschetizky, Nikolai Kapustin, Al Di Meola, Marguerite Long, and Rudolf Serkin. After him are Andy Summers, Robert Wyatt, Alvin Lee, Elvis Costello, Ton Koopman, and Danko Jones.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1876, Josef Hofmann ranks 66Before him are Prince Harald of Denmark, Alvin Kraenzlein, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, André Tardieu, Ettore Bastico, and Viktor Kaplan. After him are A. L. Kroeber, Julio González, Henri Winkelman, Paul Masson, Irving Baxter, and Eglantyne Jebb. Among people deceased in 1957, Josef Hofmann ranks 75Before him are Ernst Gräfenberg, Soemu Toyoda, Johann Rattenhuber, Carlos Castillo Armas, Malcolm Lowry, and Kurt von Tippelskirch. After him are Zhou Xuan, Washington Luís, Josef Lada, Eugenio Castellotti, Shūmei Ōkawa, and Irving Baxter.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Josef Hofmann ranks 421 out of 1,694Before him are Theodor Leschetizky (1830), Teresa Orlowski (1953), Stanisław Przybyszewski (1868), Jan Tarnowski (1488), Ernst Niekisch (1889), and Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg (1513). After him are Walerian Borowczyk (1923), Alexandre Tansman (1897), Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz (1860), Vitello (1230), Jerzy Hoffman (1932), and Sendivogius (1566).

Among MUSICIANS In Poland

Among musicians born in Poland, Josef Hofmann ranks 9Before him are Henryk Wieniawski (1835), Wanda Landowska (1879), Henryk Szeryng (1918), Artur Schnabel (1882), Krystian Zimerman (1956), and Theodor Leschetizky (1830). After him are Christoph Eschenbach (1940), Bronisław Huberman (1882), Julian Fontana (1810), Julie Guicciardi (1782), Xaver Scharwenka (1850), and Johann Gottfried Piefke (1815).