Ole Bull

1810 - 1880

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Ole Bornemann Bull (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈù:lə ˈbʉlː]; 5 February 1810 – 17 August 1880) was a Norwegian virtuoso violinist and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ole Bull has received more than 162,679 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Ole Bull is the 272nd most popular musician (up from 278th in 2019), the 79th most popular biography from Norway (down from 73rd in 2019) and the most popular Norwegian Musician.

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Among musicians, Ole Bull ranks 272 out of 2,675. Before him are Matteo Carcassi, Arthur Nikisch, Gianna Nannini, Consuelo Velázquez, André Previn, and Ian Stewart. After him are Fela Kuti, Sonny Rollins, Domenico Alberti, Cozy Powell, Cliff Williams, and Rudolf Schenker.

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Among people born in 1810, Ole Bull ranks 20Before him are Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, Ernst Kummer, Elizabeth Gaskell, Henri Victor Regnault, Francesco Maria Piave, and Fanny Elssler. After him are Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Karl Richard Lepsius, Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg, Howard Staunton, Constant Troyon, and Oliver Winchester. Among people deceased in 1880, Ole Bull ranks 11Before him are Paul Broca, Henryk Wieniawski, William Lassell, Ned Kelly, Emperor Norton, and Anselm Feuerbach. After him are Michel Chasles, Oliver Winchester, Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Sunanda Kumariratana, Friedrich Bayer, and Arnold Ruge.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Ole Bull ranks 79 out of 735. Before him are Johan Svendsen (1840), Stein Rokkan (1921), Inge II of Norway (1185), Haakon II of Norway (1147), Arne Næss (1912), and Inge I of Norway (1135). After him are Finn E. Kydland (1943), Max Manus (1914), Margaret, Maid of Norway (1283), Haakon Ericsson (995), Eystein I of Norway (1088), and Jan Garbarek (1947).

Among MUSICIANS In Norway

Among musicians born in Norway, Ole Bull ranks 1After him are Jan Garbarek (1947), Varg Vikernes (1973), Euronymous (1968), Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847), John Norum (1964), Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (1961), Magne Furuholmen (1962), Terje Rypdal (1947), Ketil Bjørnstad (1952), Rolf Løvland (1955), and Jan Axel Blomberg (1969).