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Kurt Atterberg

1887 - 1974

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Kurt Magnus Atterberg (Swedish: [²atːɛrbærj], 12 December 1887 – 15 February 1974) was a Swedish composer and engineer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Atterberg has received more than 120,039 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Kurt Atterberg is the 604th most popular composer (down from 552nd in 2019), the 317th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 295th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Composer.

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Among composers, Kurt Atterberg ranks 604 out of 1,216Before him are Evald Aav, Princess Maria Antonia Koháry, Spyridon Samaras, Hermann Scherchen, Manos Hatzidakis, and Jean Absil. After him are Tikhon Khrennikov, Alois Hába, Antoine François Marmontel, Basil Poledouris, Andreas Werckmeister, and Johann Kirnberger.

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Among people born in 1887, Kurt Atterberg ranks 99Before him are Samuil Marshak, Hitoshi Ashida, Chico Marx, Lil Dagover, Jim Thorpe, and James Finlayson. After him are Frigyes Karinthy, Hanns Kerrl, Arthur Percival, Walter Ruttmann, Octave Lapize, and M. N. Roy. Among people deceased in 1974, Kurt Atterberg ranks 77Before him are Werner Lorenz, Ayub Khan, Marcel Achard, Everaldo, Helmuth Koinigg, and Jean Absil. After him are Ed Sullivan, Christine Chubbuck, Wang Ming, Roberto Assagioli, Walther Meissner, and Rashid Nezhmetdinov.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Kurt Atterberg ranks 317 out of 1,612Before him are Rogvolod (901), Agne Simonsson (1935), Prince August, Duke of Dalarna (1831), Monica Zetterlund (1937), Staffan de Mistura (1947), and Gustav Trolle (1488). After him are Lars Lagerbäck (1948), Johan August Brinell (1849), Avicii (1989), Sixten Jernberg (1929), Eli Heckscher (1879), and Alf Sjöberg (1903).

Among COMPOSERS In Sweden

Among composers born in Sweden, Kurt Atterberg ranks 5Before him are Dieterich Buxtehude (1637), Hugo Alfvén (1872), Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1807), and Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871). After him are Johan Helmich Roman (1694), Allan Pettersson (1911), Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867), Lars-Erik Larsson (1908), Einar Englund (1916), and Eddie Meduza (1948).