Sigismond Thalberg

1812 - 1871

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Sigismond Thalberg (8 January 1812 – 27 April 1871) was an Austrian composer and one of the most distinguished virtuoso pianists of the 19th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigismond Thalberg has received more than 184,038 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Sigismond Thalberg is the 183rd most popular composer (up from 318th in 2019), the 76th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 119th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swiss Composer.

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Over the past year Sigismond Thalberg has had the most page views in the with 20,378 views, followed by German (7,829), and Japanese (5,394). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (126.81%), Egyptian Arabic (124.75%), and Malayalam (104.17%)


Among composers, Sigismond Thalberg ranks 183 out of 1,451Before him are Francesca Caccini, Luciano Berio, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Francesco Cavalli, Giuseppe Torelli, and Philip Glass. After him are Samuel Barber, Leonardo Vinci, Louis Spohr, Scott Joplin, Eduard Strauss, and Karol Szymanowski.

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Among people born in 1812, Sigismond Thalberg ranks 10Before him are Johann Gottfried Galle, Truganini, Alexander Herzen, Louise of Orléans, Ivan Goncharov, and Moses Hess. After him are Amélie of Leuchtenberg, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Ascanio Sobrero, Maria Cristina of Savoy, Alfred Krupp, and Peter Christen Asbjørnsen. Among people deceased in 1871, Sigismond Thalberg ranks 7Before him are Charles Babbage, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, John Herschel, Augustus De Morgan, Daniel Auber, and Michael Thonet. After him are Louise of the Netherlands, Omar Pasha, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, Wilhelm Weitling, and Alexander Afanasyev.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Sigismond Thalberg ranks 76 out of 1,015Before him are Lys Assia (1924), Peter Zumthor (1943), Domenico Fontana (1543), Horace Bénédict de Saussure (1740), Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778), and Alejo Carpentier (1904). After him are Werner Arber (1929), Friedrich Miescher (1844), Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784), Félix Vallotton (1865), Kurt Wüthrich (1938), and Max Frisch (1911).

Among COMPOSERS In Switzerland

Among composers born in Switzerland, Sigismond Thalberg ranks 2Before him are Siegfried Wagner (1869). After him are Frank Martin (1890), Ernest Bloch (1880), Ernest Ansermet (1883), Grock (1880), Joachim Raff (1822), Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Heinz Holliger (1939), Heinrich Sutermeister (1910), Ludwig Senfl (1486), and Louis Niedermeyer (1802).