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Sigfrid Karg-Elert

1877 - 1933

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Sigfrid Karg-Elert (November 21, 1877 – April 9, 1933) was a German composer in the early twentieth century, best known for his compositions for pipe organ and reed organ. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigfrid Karg-Elert has received more than 95,163 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Sigfrid Karg-Elert is the 679th most popular composer (down from 619th in 2019), the 2,612th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,308th in 2019) and the 100th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Sigfrid Karg-Elert ranks 679 out of 1,216Before him are André Messager, Isang Yun, Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer, Sergei Bortkiewicz, Boris Asafyev, and Gaspar Cassadó. After him are Boris Blacher, Jakov Gotovac, Oskar Nedbal, Alonso Mudarra, Nikolai Tcherepnin, and Mieczysław Karłowicz.

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Among people born in 1877, Sigfrid Karg-Elert ranks 74Before him are Princess Pauline of Württemberg, Titta Ruffo, Isidora Sekulić, Alfredo Guzzoni, Renée Vivien, and Sergei Bortkiewicz. After him are Béla Kiss, Mordechai Gebirtig, Erik Scavenius, Hélène Dutrieu, Pascual Ortiz Rubio, and Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow. Among people deceased in 1933, Sigfrid Karg-Elert ranks 51Before him are Friedrich Zander, Sen Katayama, Theodor Lessing, Giovanni Giacometti, Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, and Princess Mathilde of Saxony. After him are Takiji Kobayashi, Frank Jarvis, Prince Alfons of Bavaria, Albert Apponyi, Princess Elisabeth of Anhalt, and Toktogul Satylganov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Sigfrid Karg-Elert ranks 2,612 out of 6,142Before him are Agnes Bernauer (1410), Pam Ferris (1948), Flavia Julia Constantia (290), Magdalena Sibylla of Saxe-Weissenfels (1648), Hans Albert (1921), and Henry I, Landgrave of Hesse (1244). After him are Ferdinand Christian Baur (1792), Siegfried Bing (1838), Ernest, Count of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1842), Hellmuth Walter (1900), Luigi Colani (1928), and Marie Eleonore of Cleves (1550).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Sigfrid Karg-Elert ranks 100Before him are Franz Abt (1819), Johann Baptist Cramer (1771), Hermann Levi (1839), Matthias Weckmann (1619), Johann Melchior Molter (1696), and Johann Crüger (1598). After him are Christian Cannabich (1731), Franz Lachner (1803), Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow (1663), Johann Caspar Kerll (1627), Franz Anton Hoffmeister (1754), and Norbert Burgmüller (1810).