Kurt Weill

1900 - 1950

Kurt Weill

Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for his fruitful collaborations with Bertolt Brecht. With Brecht, he developed productions such as his best-known work The Threepenny Opera, which included the ballad "Mack the Knife". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Weill has received more than 752,933 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 128th most popular composer.

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  • 3.21

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Among composers, Kurt Weill ranks 128 out of 1,008Before him are Girolamo Frescobaldi, Max Bruch, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Domenico Cimarosa, Carl Nielsen, and Krzysztof Penderecki. After him are Heitor Villa-Lobos, Michel Legrand, Emmerich Kálmán, Pierre Boulez, Gregorio Allegri, and Daniel Auber.

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Among people born in 1900, Kurt Weill ranks 24Before him are Margaret Mitchell, Jacques Prévert, Heinrich Müller, Hans Adolf Krebs, Urho Kekkonen, and Hans Fritzsche. After him are Giorgos Seferis, Richard Kuhn, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Eyvind Johnson, Jan Oort, and Thomas Wolfe. Among people deceased in 1950, Kurt Weill ranks 12Before him are Heinrich Mann, Johannes V. Jensen, Albert Lebrun, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Léon Blum, and Marcel Mauss. After him are Vallabhbhai Patel, Willis Carrier, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Karl Renner, and Norman Haworth.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Kurt Weill ranks 399 out of 3,763Before him are Leo von Caprivi (1831), Prince Claus of the Netherlands (1926), Otto Frank (1889), Adolf Butenandt (1903), Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744), and Hermann Staudinger (1881). After him are Richard Dedekind (1831), Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (1731), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Theodor Heuss (1884), Ernst Bloch (1885), and F. W. Murnau (1888).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Kurt Weill ranks 24Before him are Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Hans Zimmer (1957), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), and Max Bruch (1838). After him are Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Johann Stamitz (1717), and Michael Praetorius (1571).

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