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Joseph Martin Kraus

1756 - 1792

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Joseph Martin Kraus (20 June 1756 – 15 December 1792), was a German-Swedish composer in the Classical era who was born in Miltenberg am Main, Germany. He moved to Sweden at age 21, and died at the age of 36 in Stockholm. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Martin Kraus has received more than 109,657 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Martin Kraus is the 360th most popular composer (down from 328th in 2019), the 1,394th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,247th in 2019) and the 51st most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Joseph Martin Kraus ranks 360 out of 1,216Before him are Michel Richard Delalande, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Georg Muffat, Michael Nyman, Johann Kuhnau, and Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska. After him are Friedrich von Flotow, György Kurtág, Alfred Newman, Mieczysław Weinberg, Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, and Johann Schein.

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Among people born in 1756, Joseph Martin Kraus ranks 10Before him are William Godwin, Maria Theresa of Savoy, Aaron Burr, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy, Ernst Chladni, and Frederick Francis I, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, Jean-Baptiste Carrier, Wojciech Żywny, Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Duke Louis of Württemberg, and Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne. Among people deceased in 1792, Joseph Martin Kraus ranks 9Before him are Gustav III of Sweden, Maria Luisa of Spain, Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Joshua Reynolds, Richard Arkwright, and John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. After him are Nguyễn Huệ, Tiradentes, Robert Adam, Johann van Beethoven, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, and Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Joseph Martin Kraus ranks 1,394 out of 6,142Before him are Bert Trautmann (1923), Hugo Schmeisser (1884), Franz Seldte (1882), Boris Becker (1967), Andreas Brehme (1960), and Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (1962). After him are Louis IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1719), Marie of Hesse-Kassel (1767), Christa Ludwig (1928), Fritz Thyssen (1873), Lilli Palmer (1914), and Friedrich von Flotow (1812).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Joseph Martin Kraus ranks 51Before him are Georg Böhm (1661), Samuel Scheidt (1587), Alfred Einstein (1880), Karl Richter (1926), Carl Loewe (1796), and Johann Kuhnau (1660). After him are Friedrich von Flotow (1812), Johann Schein (1586), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Klaus Schulze (1947), Ferdinand Ries (1784), and Hans Werner Henze (1926).