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Josef Suk

1874 - 1935

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Josef Suk (4 January 1874 – 29 May 1935) was a Czech composer and violinist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josef Suk has received more than 17,029 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Josef Suk is the 214th most popular composer (up from 234th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Czechia (up from 105th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Czech Composer.

Josef Suk is most famous for his work with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and for his compositions.

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  • 62.31

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.09

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Among composers, Josef Suk ranks 214 out of 1,216Before him are Antonio Caldara, Henri Vieuxtemps, Carl Friedrich Abel, Benedetto Marcello, Johann Adolph Hasse, and Ernest Chausson. After him are James Horner, Niccolò Piccinni, Charles-Marie Widor, François-Joseph Gossec, Ambroise Thomas, and Jacob Obrecht.

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Among people born in 1874, Josef Suk ranks 34Before him are Konstantin Päts, Karl Kraus, Antanas Smetona, Inessa Armand, Reinhold Glière, and Vsevolod Meyerhold. After him are Abbas II of Egypt, Auguste Perret, Joseph Erlanger, Prince Jean, Duke of Guise, John D. Rockefeller Jr., and Charles Ives. Among people deceased in 1935, Josef Suk ranks 26Before him are Hugo de Vries, Hugo Junkers, John Macleod, Komitas, Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia, and Henri Pirenne. After him are Mihajlo Pupin, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, Panait Istrati, Aron Nimzowitsch, and Rashid Rida.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Josef Suk ranks 97 out of 973Before him are Henry of Bohemia (1265), Konrad Henlein (1898), Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen (1856), Franz Reichelt (1879), Alois Senefelder (1771), and Joseph Maria Olbrich (1867). After him are Zdeněk Miler (1921), Jan Švankmajer (1934), Martina Navratilova (1956), Anton Reicha (1770), Daniel Swarovski (1862), and Stanislav Grof (1931).

Among COMPOSERS In Czechia

Among composers born in Czechia, Josef Suk ranks 8Before him are Antonín Dvořák (1841), Bedřich Smetana (1824), Leoš Janáček (1854), Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679), Johann Stamitz (1717), and Bohuslav Martinů (1890). After him are Anton Reicha (1770), Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897), Josef Mysliveček (1737), Eduard Hanslick (1825), Julius Fučík (1872), and Franz Benda (1709).