Allen Klein

1931 - 2009

Allen Klein

Allen Klein (December 18, 1931 – July 4, 2009) was an American businessman, music publisher, writers' representative and record label executive. He was known for his tough persona and aggressive negotiation tactics, many of which established higher industry standards for compensating recording artists. He founded ABKCO Music & Records Incorporated. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Allen Klein has received more than 629,206 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 278th most popular businessperson.

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  • 46.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Allen Klein ranks 283 out of 481Before him are Viktor Vekselberg, Christophe de Margerie, David Richards, Alan Lomax, John C. Bogle, and Vincent J. McMahon. After him are Ken Aston, Gregory Olsen, Pierre Veyron, Oleg Deripaska, Jean-Michel Aulas, and Satya Nadella.

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Among people born in 1931, Allen Klein ranks 247Before him are Michel Deville, Kenny Burrell, Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Robert Stephens, Moira Orfei, and Vance D. Brand. After him are Galina Zybina, Mikael Tariverdiev, Mike Parkes, Agustín García-Gasco Vicente, Sergio Obeso Rivera, and Regis Philbin. Among people deceased in 2009, Allen Klein ranks 175Before him are Tomislav Crnković, Anselmo Duarte, Janet Jagan, Venetia Burney, Dan O'Bannon, and Anna Yegorova. After him are Helen Suzman, Hong Song-nam, Lukas Foss, Alexis Argüello, Alain Bashung, and Charlie Mariano.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Allen Klein ranks 4,688 out of 12,171Before him are Alfred Vail (1807), Craig Mello (1960), Jason Alexander (1959), Chuck Hagel (1946), Michael Stuhlbarg (1968), and Peter Straub (1943). After him are Steven Holl (1947), Leontyne Price (1927), Bob Guccione (1930), James Kottak (1962), L. Scott Caldwell (1950), and Robert Bacon (1860).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Allen Klein ranks 84Before him are Armand Hammer (1898), Melinda Gates (1964), Roy E. Disney (1930), David Stern (1942), Charles Yerkes (1837), and Alan Lomax (1915). After him are Gregory Olsen (1945), Howard Schultz (1953), Jamie Hyneman (1956), Jared Kushner (1981), John Templeton (1912), and Linda McMahon (1948).

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