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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 233,251 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Josef Hofmann is the 429th most popular musician (up from 517th in 2019), the 385th most popular biography from Poland (up from 462nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Musician.

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  • 230k

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  • 55.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Josef Hofmann ranks 429 out of 2,662Before him are Van Cliburn, Richard Z. Kruspe, Matthias Jabs, Bud Powell, George Young, and Alice Herz-Sommer. After him are Donovan, Wes Montgomery, Joan Manuel Serrat, Alicia de Larrocha, Phil Rudd, and Joe Perry.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1876, Josef Hofmann ranks 65Before him are Hideyo Noguchi, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Tatyana Afanasyeva, Ettore Bastico, Edvard Eriksen, and Nicola Romeo. After him are Prince Harald of Denmark, Viktor Kaplan, Madeleine Vionnet, Paul Masson, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, and Irving Baxter. Among people deceased in 1957, Josef Hofmann ranks 74Before him are Soemu Toyoda, Malcolm Lowry, Carlos Castillo Armas, Ernst Gräfenberg, Prince Franz of Bavaria, and Heinrich Bär. After him are Dorothy L. Sayers, Washington Luís, Theodor Körner, Irving Baxter, Zhou Xuan, and Rudolf Schmidt.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Josef Hofmann ranks 385 out of 1,454Before him are I. L. Peretz (1852), Hyacinth of Poland (1185), Nikita Ivanovich Panin (1718), Alexandre Tansman (1897), Horst Mahler (1936), and Adolf Engler (1844). After him are Johannes Bugenhagen (1485), Dita Parlo (1906), Sophia Jagiellon, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1464), Lubomyr Husar (1933), Artur Schnabel (1882), and Jan Jesenius (1566).

Among MUSICIANS In Poland

Among musicians born in Poland, Josef Hofmann ranks 9Before him are Henryk Wieniawski (1835), Henryk Szeryng (1918), Wanda Landowska (1879), Krystian Zimerman (1956), Theodor Leschetizky (1830), and Christoph Eschenbach (1940). After him are Artur Schnabel (1882), Bronisław Huberman (1882), Julian Fontana (1810), Mordechai Gebirtig (1877), Xaver Scharwenka (1850), and Johann Gottfried Piefke (1815).