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Paul Wittgenstein

1887 - 1961

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Paul Wittgenstein (November 5, 1887 – March 3, 1961) was an Austrian-American concert pianist notable for commissioning new piano concerti for the left hand alone, following the amputation of his right arm during the First World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Wittgenstein has received more than 204,483 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Wittgenstein is the 252nd most popular musician (up from 262nd in 2019), the 309th most popular biography from Austria (down from 301st in 2019) and the 10th most popular Austrian Musician.

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Among musicians, Paul Wittgenstein ranks 252 out of 2,662Before him are Gianna Nannini, Franz Berwald, Henryk Szeryng, Joe Zawinul, Slash, and Lars Ulrich. After him are Wanda Landowska, Ian Curtis, Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Arthur Nikisch, and John Zorn.

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Among people born in 1887, Paul Wittgenstein ranks 62Before him are Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia, George Pólya, James Paul Moody, Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni, Prince Yasuhiko Asaka, and Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay. After him are Conrad Hilton, Mamoru Shigemitsu, Arnold Zweig, Blaise Cendrars, Savielly Tartakower, and Raoul Walsh. Among people deceased in 1961, Paul Wittgenstein ranks 27Before him are Maria of Yugoslavia, Grandma Moses, Eero Saarinen, Luigi Einaudi, Akiba Rubinstein, and Wolfgang von Trips. After him are Lee de Forest, Blaise Cendrars, Arthur Drewry, Karl Korsch, Mukhtar Auezov, and Princess Isabelle of Orléans.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Paul Wittgenstein ranks 309 out of 1,237Before him are Clemens Krauss (1893), Hans Makart (1840), Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1737), Clemence of Austria (1262), Joe Zawinul (1932), and Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy (1714). After him are Brassaï (1899), Raoul Hausmann (1886), Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria (1872), Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria (1628), Friedrich Gulda (1930), and Gerhard Berger (1959).

Among MUSICIANS In Austria

Among musicians born in Austria, Paul Wittgenstein ranks 10Before him are Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Fritz Kreisler (1875), Joseph Joachim (1831), Anton Diabelli (1781), Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759), and Joe Zawinul (1932). After him are Friedrich Gulda (1930), Willi Boskovsky (1909), Paul Badura-Skoda (1927), Henri Herz (1803), Anton Karas (1906), and Jörg Demus (1928).