Max Reger

1873 - 1916

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Johann Baptist Joseph Maximilian Reger (19 March 1873 – 11 May 1916), commonly known as Max Reger, was a German composer, pianist, organist, conductor, and academic teacher. He worked as a concert pianist, as a musical director at the Leipzig University Church, as a professor at the Royal Conservatory in Leipzig, and as a music director at the court of Duke Georg II of Saxe-Meiningen. Reger first composed mainly Lieder, chamber music, choral music and works for piano and organ. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Reger has received more than 358,894 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Max Reger is the 173rd most popular composer (down from 156th in 2019), the 606th most popular biography from Germany (down from 15th in 2019) and the 29th most popular German Composer.

Max Reger is most famous for his work in the field of musicology. He was a German composer and musicologist who was also a professor at the University of Munich.

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Among composers, Max Reger ranks 173 out of 1,228Before him are Johann Stamitz, Philippe de Vitry, Michael Haydn, John Barry, Adrian Willaert, and Dmitry Kabalevsky. After him are Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Louis Spohr, Bohuslav Martinů, Siegfried Wagner, and Tomás Luis de Victoria.

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Among people born in 1873, Max Reger ranks 19Before him are Luigi Lucheni, Spyridon Louis, William McMaster Murdoch, G. E. Moore, Julius Martov, and Alberto Santos-Dumont. After him are Sándor Ferenczi, Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Feodor Chaliapin, Otto Loewi, Francisco I. Madero, and Max Reinhardt. Among people deceased in 1916, Max Reger ranks 26Before him are Enrique Granados, Charles Taze Russell, Charles de Foucauld, José Echegaray, Émile Verhaeren, and Elisabeth of Wied. After him are Percival Lowell, Ivan Franko, Rubén Darío, Eduard Strauss, Jean Webster, and Gaston Maspero.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Reger ranks 606 out of 5,289Before him are Elisabeth of Wied (1843), Willi Stoph (1914), Rudolf Mössbauer (1929), Maria Sophie of Bavaria (1841), Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia (1907), and Erich Priebke (1913). After him are Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland (1653), Louis Spohr (1784), Erich Hoepner (1886), Fritz Walter (1920), Philipp Scheidemann (1865), and Arthur Nebe (1894).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Max Reger ranks 29Before him are Max Bruch (1838), Kurt Weill (1900), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), and Johann Adolph Hasse (1699). After him are Louis Spohr (1784), Michael Praetorius (1571), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), and Johann Mattheson (1681).