Wolfgang Schmieder

1901 - 1990

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Wolfgang Schmieder (May 29, 1901 – November 8, 1990) was a German music librarian and musicologist. Schmieder was born in Bromberg. In 1950, he published the BWV, or Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis ("Bach Works Catalogue"), a catalog of musical works by Johann Sebastian Bach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfgang Schmieder has received more than 28,994 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Wolfgang Schmieder is the 536th most popular composer (up from 562nd in 2019), the 439th most popular biography from Poland (down from 430th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Polish Composer.

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Among composers, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 536 out of 1,228Before him are Henri Duparc, Johann David Heinichen, Pietro Nardini, Jehan Alain, Claude Goudimel, and Alois Hába. After him are Ferdinando Paer, Curt Sachs, Pēteris Vasks, Xavier Cugat, Francesco Maria Veracini, and John Adams.

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Among people born in 1901, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 100Before him are Marino Marini, Michel Leiris, Melvyn Douglas, Otto Wächter, Stella Adler, and Manuel Urrutia Lleó. After him are Fred Uhlman, Eiji Tsuburaya, Jean Guitton, René Pleven, Robert J. Van de Graaff, and Souvanna Phouma. Among people deceased in 1990, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 81Before him are Sergei Dovlatov, Samuel Doe, José Figueres Ferrer, Hussein Onn, Shigeo Shingo, and George de Mestral. After him are Xavier Cugat, Edmund Conen, Georgy Flyorov, Arthur Kennedy, Tom Fogerty, and Eduard Streltsov.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 439 out of 1,231Before him are Max Simon (1899), Robert Wiene (1873), Krystian Zimerman (1956), Vladimir Chelomey (1914), Julian Tuwim (1894), and Barbara Brylska (1941). After him are Anna Catherine Constance Vasa (1619), Hilary Koprowski (1916), Jerzy Stuhr (1947), Heinz Kessler (1920), Józef Cyrankiewicz (1911), and Richard Pipes (1923).

Among COMPOSERS In Poland

Among composers born in Poland, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 16Before him are Maria Szymanowska (1789), Grażyna Bacewicz (1909), Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1834), Józef Elsner (1769), Alexandre Tansman (1897), and Johann Schobert (1720). After him are Zbigniew Preisner (1955), Josef Tal (1910), Franz Waxman (1906), Johann Gottlieb Goldberg (1727), Krzysztof Komeda (1931), and Andrzej Panufnik (1914).