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Willem Mengelberg

1871 - 1951

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Joseph Wilhelm Mengelberg (28 March 1871 – 21 March 1951) was a Dutch conductor, famous for his performances of Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler and Strauss with the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willem Mengelberg has received more than 123,612 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Willem Mengelberg is the 361st most popular composer (down from 347th in 2019), the 230th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 187th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Dutch Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Willem Mengelberg ranks 361 out of 1,451Before him are Ichirou Mizuki, Michel Richard Delalande, Jacobus Gallus, Samuel Scheidt, Ignaz Moscheles, and Ralph Vaughan Williams. After him are Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Luca Marenzio, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Wojciech Kilar, Alfredo Casella, and Aaron Copland.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1871, Willem Mengelberg ranks 35Before him are Leonid Andreyev, Ernst Zermelo, Walter Bradford Cannon, Nicolae Iorga, Princess Hélène of Orléans, and Lyonel Feininger. After him are Gerardo Machado, Sergei Bulgakov, Zhang Jinghui, William McDougall, Fedor Tokarev, and Christian Morgenstern. Among people deceased in 1951, Willem Mengelberg ranks 37Before him are Sadegh Hedayat, Princess Hélène of Orléans, Kim Chaek, Émile Chartier, Erich Naumann, and Élie Cartan. After him are Kijūrō Shidehara, Fritz Thyssen, Robert J. Flaherty, François Georges-Picot, Ernst von Weizsäcker, and Nikolai Medtner.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Willem Mengelberg ranks 230 out of 1,646Before him are Dirck van Baburen (1595), Joan Blaeu (1596), Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824), Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), Willem Kalf (1619), and John Goodricke (1764). After him are Joop Zoetemelk (1946), Robin van Persie (1983), Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851), Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), Anton Mussert (1894), and Adriaen de Vries (1556).

Among COMPOSERS In Netherlands

Among composers born in Netherlands, Willem Mengelberg ranks 5Before him are Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562), Antonia Brico (1902), Johann Adam Reincken (1643), and Gustav Leonhardt (1928). After him are Jacob Clemens non Papa (1510), Jacob van Eyck (1590), Louis Andriessen (1939), Simeon ten Holt (1923), Junkie XL (1967), Anthony van Hoboken (1887), and Michel van der Aa (1970).