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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 400,237 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Joachim is the 154th most popular musician (up from 165th in 2019), the 206th most popular biography from Austria (up from 209th 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 154 out of 2,662Before him are Thelonious Monk, Tony Iommi, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Arnaut Daniel, Frank Farian, and Giovanni Battista Martini. After him are Claudio Arrau, Pete Best, György Cziffra, Stan Getz, Don Cherry, and Rudolf Schenker.

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Among people born in 1831, Joseph Joachim ranks 15Before him are Cheoljong of Joseon, Leo von Caprivi, Richard Dedekind, Savitribai Phule, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, and Eduard Suess. After him are Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Johann Martin Schleyer, Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, Albert Anker, and Nikolai Leskov. Among people deceased in 1907, Joseph Joachim ranks 14Before him are Hector Malot, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Alfred Jarry, Robert I, Duke of Parma, Asaph Hall, and Giosuè Carducci. After him are Marcellin Berthelot, Princess Clémentine of Orléans, Jean Casimir-Perier, Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, Kato Svanidze, and Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Joseph Joachim ranks 206 out of 1,237Before him are Angela Hitler (1883), Peter L. Berger (1929), Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria (1866), Mercédès Jellinek (1889), Elizabeth of Austria (1437), and Wilhelm Miklas (1872). After him are Leopold III, Margrave of Austria (1073), Constance of Austria (1588), Frederick II, Duke of Austria (1211), Ferdinand Piëch (1937), Josef von Sternberg (1894), and Leopold I, Duke of Austria (1290).

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), Joe Zawinul (1932), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Friedrich Gulda (1930), and Willi Boskovsky (1909).