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Maria Theresia von Paradis

1759 - 1824

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Maria Theresia von Paradis (May 15, 1759 – February 1, 1824) was an Austrian musician and composer who lost her sight at an early age, and for whom her close friend Mozart may have written his Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat major. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Theresia von Paradis has received more than 138,640 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Maria Theresia von Paradis is the 230th most popular musician (down from 213th in 2019), the 285th most popular biography from Austria (down from 268th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Austrian Musician.

Maria Theresia von Paradis was a blind pianist and composer. She was born in 1759 and died in 1824. She is most famous for being a blind pianist and composer.

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Among musicians, Maria Theresia von Paradis ranks 230 out of 2,662Before her are Izzy Stradlin, Kirk Hammett, Marilyn Manson, Consuelo Velázquez, Toots Thielemans, and Isaac Stern. After her are John Mayall, Keith Moon, Paul Stanley, John McLaughlin, Mauro Giuliani, and Louis Vierne.

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Among people born in 1759, Maria Theresia von Paradis ranks 13Before her are Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia, William Wilberforce, William Pitt the Younger, Clotilde of France, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, and Maximilian, Hereditary Prince of Saxony. After her are Friedrich August Wolf, Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg, Jacques Cathelineau, Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach, and James Edward Smith. Among people deceased in 1824, Maria Theresia von Paradis ranks 14Before her are Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia, Agustín de Iturbide, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca, and Maine de Biran. After her are Rama II of Siam, Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, Friedrich August Wolf, Charles-François Lebrun, Kamehameha II, and Joseph Joubert.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Maria Theresia von Paradis ranks 285 out of 1,237Before her are Gustav Wagner (1911), Friedrich von Wieser (1851), Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (1614), Hans Hollein (1934), Friedrich Adler (1879), and Oskar Werner (1922). After her are Sigismund, Archduke of Austria (1427), Franz Böhme (1885), Guido von List (1848), Archduchess Barbara of Austria (1539), Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514), and Richard Réti (1889).

Among MUSICIANS In Austria

Among musicians born in Austria, Maria Theresia von Paradis ranks 8Before her are Maria Anna Mozart (1751), Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Fritz Kreisler (1875), Joseph Joachim (1831), and Anton Diabelli (1781). After her are Joe Zawinul (1932), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Friedrich Gulda (1930), Willi Boskovsky (1909), Paul Badura-Skoda (1927), and Henri Herz (1803).