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Max Bruch

1838 - 1920

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Max Bruch (6 January 1838 – 2 October 1920) was a German Romantic composer, violinist, teacher, and conductor who wrote more than 200 works, including three violin concertos, the first of which has become a prominent staple of the standard violin repertoire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Bruch has received more than 550,016 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Max Bruch is the 115th most popular composer (up from 130th in 2019), the 370th most popular biography from Germany (up from 392nd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular German Composer.

Max Bruch is most famous for his Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, which is one of the most popular violin concertos in the repertoire.

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Among composers, Max Bruch ranks 115 out of 1,216Before him are Heinrich Schütz, Adolphe Adam, Alma Mahler, Giulio Caccini, Giacomo Meyerbeer, and Manuel de Falla. After him are Zoltán Kodály, Arthur Honegger, Josef Strauss, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Giovanni Gabrieli, and Anton Rubinstein.

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Among people born in 1838, Max Bruch ranks 5Before him are John Wilkes Booth, Georges Bizet, Ernst Mach, and Ferdinand von Zeppelin. After him are Franz Brentano, Tobias Asser, Luís I of Portugal, Jan Matejko, Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, Ernest Solvay, and Émile Loubet. Among people deceased in 1920, Max Bruch ranks 9Before him are Wilhelm Wundt, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Eugénie de Montijo, Peter Carl Fabergé, Robert Peary, and Alexander Kolchak. After him are Alexander of Greece, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Jeanne Hébuterne, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, and Anders Zorn.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Bruch ranks 370 out of 6,142Before him are Bruno of Cologne (1030), Theodor Heuss (1884), Ferdinand Schörner (1892), Chlodio (393), Peter Behrens (1868), and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955). After him are Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), Carl von Ossietzky (1889), Otto Dix (1891), Otto Lilienthal (1848), Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (1731), and Martin Behaim (1459).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Max Bruch ranks 22Before him are Johann Pachelbel (1653), Hans Zimmer (1957), Paul Hindemith (1895), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Heinrich Schütz (1585), and Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791). After him are Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Kurt Weill (1900), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), and Louis Spohr (1784).