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Simon Mayr

1763 - 1845

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Johann(es) Simon Mayr (also spelled Majer, Mayer, Maier), also known in Italian as Giovanni Simone Mayr or Simone Mayr (14 June 1763 – 2 December 1845), was a German composer. His music reflects the transition from the Classical to the Romantic musical era. In 1805 he founded the Bergamo Conservatory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Mayr has received more than 68,051 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Simon Mayr is the 463rd most popular composer (down from 462nd in 2019), the 1,798th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,750th in 2019) and the 68th most popular German Composer.

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Among composers, Simon Mayr ranks 463 out of 1,216Before him are Stefano Landi, Florent Schmitt, Richard Rodgers, George Crumb, Raimonds Pauls, and Franck Pourcel. After him are Grock, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Erwin Schulhoff, Bill Conti, Peter Cornelius, and Paul Bowles.

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Among people born in 1763, Simon Mayr ranks 17Before him are Kobayashi Issa, Guillaume Brune, Xavier de Maistre, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, Étienne Méhul, and Joseph Fesch. After him are Franz Danzi, Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Domenico Dragonetti, François-Joseph Talma, and John Jacob Astor. Among people deceased in 1845, Simon Mayr ranks 9Before him are August Wilhelm Schlegel, John Frederic Daniell, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, Guadalupe Victoria, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, and Roustam Raza. After him are Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach, Louis-Léopold Boilly, Isabella Colbran, Bernardino Rivadavia, and Dominique, comte de Cassini.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Simon Mayr ranks 1,798 out of 6,142Before him are Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann (1916), Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1691), Pierre Littbarski (1960), William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1602), Otto Abetz (1903), and Andreas Achenbach (1815). After him are Hans Globke (1898), Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), Heinz Hitler (1920), Alfred Hettner (1859), Berthold, Margrave of Baden (1906), and Franzl Lang (1930).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Simon Mayr ranks 68Before him are Heinrich Marschner (1795), Johann Christoph Bach (1671), Hans Leo Hassler (1564), Ferdinand Hiller (1811), Johann Ludwig Bach (1677), and Johann Gottfried Walther (1684). After him are Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), Peter Cornelius (1824), Carl Friedrich Zelter (1758), Reinhard Keiser (1674), Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach (1759), and Curt Sachs (1881).