Peter Schreier

1935 - 2019

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Peter Schreier (29 July 1935 – 25 December 2019) was a German tenor in opera, concert and lied, and a conductor. He was regarded as one of the leading lyric tenors of the 20th century.Schreier was a member of the Dresdner Kreuzchor conducted by Rudolf Mauersberger, performing as an alto soloist. He became a tenor, focused on concert and lieder singing, well known internationally for the Evangelist parts in Bach's Christmas Oratorio and Passion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Schreier has received more than 119,181 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Peter Schreier is the 561st most popular musician (down from 437th in 2019), the 2,386th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,884th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Peter Schreier ranks 561 out of 2,662Before him are Gene Krupa, Don Henley, Laurie Anderson, Bruno Mars, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, and Rudolf Kempe. After him are Toquinho, Christoph Schneider, Murray Perahia, Andy Fletcher, Dee Dee Warwick, and Eddie Vedder.

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Among people born in 1935, Peter Schreier ranks 142Before him are Lyudmila Chernykh, Inger Christensen, France-Albert René, Don Norman, Armando Manzanero, and Tarcísio Meira. After him are Orlando Peçanha, Samak Sundaravej, Giovanni Lajolo, Geoffrey Lewis, Oleg Tabakov, and Yvon Douis. Among people deceased in 2019, Peter Schreier ranks 132Before him are Jean Vanier, Judith Kerr, Emanuel Ungaro, John Havlicek, France-Albert René, and Jan Stráský. After him are Keith Flint, Waldo Machado, Paul Volcker, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, and Jean Starobinski.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Peter Schreier ranks 2,386 out of 6,142Before him are Bodo Illgner (1967), Yehuda Amichai (1924), Rudolf Kempe (1910), Ferdinand von Bredow (1884), Michael von Faulhaber (1869), and Wolfgang Iser (1926). After him are Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal (1852), Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1489), Theodor Lessing (1872), Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt (1898), Otto Weddigen (1882), and Rudolf II, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg (1307).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Peter Schreier ranks 31Before him are Kai Hansen (1963), Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688), Klaus Voormann (1938), Christian Lorenz (1966), Gottfried Heinrich Bach (1724), and Rudolf Kempe (1910). After him are Christoph Schneider (1966), Axel Rudi Pell (1960), Fritz Busch (1890), Theo Jörgensmann (1948), Harold Faltermeyer (1952), and Oliver Riedel (1971).