Joseph Joachim

1831 - 1907

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Joseph Joachim (28 June 1831 – 15 August 1907) was a Hungarian violinist, conductor, composer and teacher who made an international career, based in Hanover and Berlin. A close collaborator of Johannes Brahms, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant violinists of the 19th century. Joachim studied violin early, beginning in Buda at age five, then in Vienna and Leipzig. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Joachim has received more than 421,892 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Joachim is the 164th most popular musician (down from 156th in 2019), the 208th most popular biography from Austria (down from 206th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Austrian Musician.

Joseph Joachim was a Hungarian violinist and composer. He is most famous for being the first performer of many pieces of chamber music, including those of Brahms, Schumann, and Mendelssohn.

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Over the past year Joseph Joachim has had the most page views in the with 49,274 views, followed by German (16,758), and Japanese (10,450). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (65.81%), Greek (39.44%), and Indonesian (35.55%)


Among musicians, Joseph Joachim ranks 164 out of 3,175Before him are Giya Kancheli, Keith Jarrett, Alfred Cortot, Leslie Cheung, Karl Thomas Mozart, and Charles-Valentin Alkan. After him are Chick Corea, George Martin, José Feliciano, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Brian Eno, and Klaus Nomi.

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Among people born in 1831, Joseph Joachim ranks 16Before him are Cheoljong of Joseon, Savitribai Phule, Leo von Caprivi, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, Johann Martin Schleyer, and Eduard Suess. After him are Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, Victorien Sardou, Albert Anker, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Nikolai Leskov, and Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil. Among people deceased in 1907, Joseph Joachim ranks 15Before him are Joris-Karl Huysmans, Alfred Jarry, Giosuè Carducci, Pierre Janssen, Robert I, Duke of Parma, and Asaph Hall. After him are Jean Casimir-Perier, Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, Kato Svanidze, Princess Clémentine of Orléans, Paula Modersohn-Becker, and Marcellin Berthelot.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Joseph Joachim ranks 208 out of 1,424Before him are Franz Grillparzer (1791), Karl Böhm (1894), Leopold I, Duke of Austria (1290), Archduke Ernest of Austria (1553), Ingeborg Bachmann (1926), and Karl Thomas Mozart (1784). After him are Frederick II, Duke of Austria (1211), Leopold VI, Duke of Austria (1176), Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871), Maria Theresa of Austria (1816), Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria (1589), and Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland (1533).

Among MUSICIANS In Austria

Among musicians born in Austria, Joseph Joachim ranks 6Before him are Franz Liszt (1811), Maria Anna Mozart (1751), Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), Fritz Kreisler (1875), and Karl Thomas Mozart (1784). After him are Anton Diabelli (1781), Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759), Joe Zawinul (1932), Friedrich Gulda (1930), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), and Willi Boskovsky (1909).