Max Bruch

1838 - 1920

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Bruch has received more than 474,572 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Max Bruch is the 130th most popular composer (down from 123rd in 2019), the 392nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 376th in 2019) and the 23rd 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 130 out of 1,228Before him are Zoltán Kodály, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Anton Rubinstein, Pierre Boulez, Girolamo Frescobaldi, and Carl Nielsen. After him are Gregorio Allegri, Daniel Auber, Maurice Jarre, Paul Dukas, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, and Émile Jaques-Dalcroze.

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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, Ernest Solvay, Tobias Asser, Luís I of Portugal, Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, Émile Loubet, and Jan Matejko. Among people deceased in 1920, Max Bruch ranks 10Before him are Wilhelm Wundt, Peter Carl Fabergé, Eugénie de Montijo, Robert Peary, Alexander Kolchak, and Alexander of Greece. After him are Anders Zorn, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Jeanne Hébuterne, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, and Inessa Armand.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Bruch ranks 392 out of 5,289Before him are Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (1731), Ernst Thälmann (1886), Henri Nestlé (1814), Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945), and Karl Drais (1785). After him are Johann Georg Faust (1480), Christopher of Bavaria (1416), Wilhelm Schickard (1592), Robert Bunsen (1811), Lothar Matthäus (1961), and Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers (1758).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Max Bruch ranks 23Before him are Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Paul Hindemith (1895), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Hans Zimmer (1957), and Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928). After him are Kurt Weill (1900), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), and Max Reger (1873).