Wolfgang Schmieder

1901 - 1990

Photo of Wolfgang Schmieder

Icon of person Wolfgang Schmieder

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 33,024 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Wolfgang Schmieder is the 653rd most popular composer (down from 536th in 2019), the 525th most popular biography from Poland (down from 439th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 33k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Wolfgang Schmieders by language


Among composers, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 653 out of 1,216Before him are Shunsuke Kikuchi, Riccardo Zandonai, Matthias Weckmann, Agustín Lara, Francisco Guerrero, and Gaetano Pugnani. After him are Joseph Leopold Eybler, Antônio Carlos Gomes, Ludwig Senfl, Louis Andriessen, Jean-Joseph de Mondonville, and Bartolomeo Tromboncino.

Most Popular Composers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1901, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 118Before him are Ed Sullivan, Manuel Urrutia Lleó, Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt, Claude Autant-Lara, Ludolf von Alvensleben, and Princess Yolanda of Savoy. After him are Raúl Prebisch, Hermann Priess, Jean Guitton, Vladimir Sofronitsky, Lee Hoi-chuen, and Ismail al-Azhari. Among people deceased in 1990, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 94Before him are Eduard Streltsov, Ronald Evans, Paul Tortelier, Horst Sindermann, Stefano Casiraghi, and Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. After him are George de Mestral, Naoto Tajima, Martin Ritt, Del Shannon, Irene Dunne, and Patriarch Pimen I of Moscow.

Others Born in 1901

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1990

Go to all Rankings

In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 525 out of 1,454Before him are Bolesław II the Horned (1217), Zbigniew of Poland (1070), Aleksander Krupa (1947), Beata Szydło (1963), Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia (1943), and Joachim Meisner (1933). After him are Maryla Rodowicz (1945), Julian Fontana (1810), Emil Leon Post (1897), Józef Brandt (1841), Tadeusz Różewicz (1921), and Uri Orlev (1931).

Among COMPOSERS In Poland

Among composers born in Poland, Wolfgang Schmieder ranks 19Before him are Grażyna Bacewicz (1909), Alexandre Tansman (1897), Zbigniew Preisner (1955), Johann Adam Hiller (1728), Franz Waxman (1906), and Johann Gottlieb Goldberg (1727). After him are Krzysztof Komeda (1931), Josef Tal (1910), Karol Lipiński (1790), Johann Schobert (1720), Andrzej Panufnik (1914), and Carl Schuricht (1880).