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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 113,604 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Willem Mengelberg is the 345th most popular composer (up from 401st in 2019), the 187th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 221st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Dutch Composer.

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Among composers, Willem Mengelberg ranks 345 out of 1,216Before him are Francesco Cilea, Frank Martin, Cipriano de Rore, Viktor Ullmann, Leroy Anderson, and Vladimir Cosma. After him are Toru Takemitsu, Karl Richter, Louis Marchand, Carl Loewe, Elmer Bernstein, and Luigi Dallapiccola.

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Among people born in 1871, Willem Mengelberg ranks 35Before him are Ernst Zermelo, William Stern, Leonid Andreyev, Walter Bradford Cannon, Lyonel Feininger, and Princess Hélène of Orléans. After him are Nicolae Iorga, Christian Morgenstern, Sergei Bulgakov, Ovide Decroly, Gerardo Machado, and Danilo, Crown Prince of Montenegro. Among people deceased in 1951, Willem Mengelberg ranks 33Before him are Charles G. Dawes, Óscar Carmona, Robert J. Flaherty, Princess Hélène of Orléans, Empress Teimei, and Andrei Platonov. After him are Élie Cartan, Émile Chartier, Fritz Thyssen, Sadegh Hedayat, Soh Jaipil, and Erich Naumann.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Willem Mengelberg ranks 187 out of 1,427Before him are Regnier de Graaf (1641), Rachel Ruysch (1664), Willem de Sitter (1872), Anton Mauve (1838), Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606), and Ruud Lubbers (1939). After him are Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976), Johann Weyer (1515), Peter Stuyvesant (1612), Cees Nooteboom (1933), Anton Mussert (1894), and Tiësto (1969).

Among COMPOSERS In Netherlands

Among composers born in Netherlands, Willem Mengelberg ranks 3Before him are Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562) and Gustav Leonhardt (1928). After him are Johann Adam Reincken (1643), Jacob Clemens non Papa (1510), Louis Andriessen (1939), Jacob van Eyck (1590), Anthony van Hoboken (1887), Simeon ten Holt (1923), Junkie XL (1967), and Michel van der Aa (1970).