Joseph Joachim

1831 - 1907

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Joseph Joachim (Hungarian: Joachim József, 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 302,214 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Joseph Joachim is the 165th most popular musician (up from 166th in 2019), the 209th most popular biography from Austria (down from 204th 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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Among musicians, Joseph Joachim ranks 165 out of 2,675Before him are Florian Schneider, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Luigi Tenco, Oscar Peterson, Giya Kancheli, and Frank Farian. After him are Roger Glover, Anton Diabelli, Muddy Waters, Alfred Cortot, Paolo Conte, and Giovanni Battista Martini.

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Among people born in 1831, Joseph Joachim ranks 15Before him are Leo von Caprivi, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, John Stith Pemberton, Johann Martin Schleyer, Cheoljong of Joseon, and Eduard Suess. After him are Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Savitribai Phule, Nikolai Leskov, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Albert Anker, and Constantin Meunier. Among people deceased in 1907, Joseph Joachim ranks 16Before him are Alfred Jarry, Asaph Hall, Giosuè Carducci, Marcellin Berthelot, Robert I, Duke of Parma, and Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar. After him are Pierre Janssen, Princess Clémentine of Orléans, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Jean Casimir-Perier, William Henry Perkin, and Qiu Jin.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Joseph Joachim ranks 209 out of 1,075Before him are Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736), Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria (1745), Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766), Frederick II, Duke of Austria (1211), Josef von Sternberg (1894), and Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf (1852). After him are Anton Diabelli (1781), Max Reinhardt (1873), Albert IV, Duke of Austria (1377), Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma (1893), Constance of Austria (1588), and Elizabeth of Austria (1526).

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), Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), and Fritz Kreisler (1875). After him are Anton Diabelli (1781), Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Joe Zawinul (1932), Friedrich Gulda (1930), and Paul Badura-Skoda (1927).