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Archie Shepp

1937 - Today

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Archie Shepp (born May 24, 1937) is an American jazz saxophonist, educator and playwright who since the 1960s has played a central part in the development of avant-garde jazz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archie Shepp has received more than 364,365 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Archie Shepp is the 508th most popular musician (up from 554th in 2019), the 2,724th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,913th in 2019) and the 154th most popular American Musician.

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  • 360k

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  • 54.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Archie Shepp ranks 508 out of 2,662Before him are Ira Gershwin, Michael Hutchence, Annie Fischer, Kai Hansen, Jacques Loussier, and Bill Viola. After him are Johann Friedrich Fasch, Jermaine Jackson, Aldo Ciccolini, Tommy Ramone, Joey DeMaio, and Gil Evans.

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Among people born in 1937, Archie Shepp ranks 136Before him are Lajos Portisch, Aslan Usoyan, Olusegun Obasanjo, Erich Segal, Dyan Cannon, and Ted Nelson. After him are Anna Hazare, Sally Kellerman, Chandrashekhara Kambara, Suzanne Pleshette, Foday Sankoh, and Trini Lopez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Archie Shepp ranks 2,724 out of 18,182Before him are Djuna Barnes (1892), David Packard (1912), Zoë Wanamaker (1949), Coolio (1963), Maurice Sendak (1928), and Bill Viola (1951). After him are Thomas F. Wilson (1959), Anne Schedeen (1949), Wilma Rudolph (1940), Delmer Daves (1904), Damon Wayans (1960), and Treat Williams (1951).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Archie Shepp ranks 154Before him are Randy Rhoads (1956), Joan Jett (1958), Lionel Hampton (1908), Mick Mars (1951), Ira Gershwin (1896), and Bill Viola (1951). After him are Jermaine Jackson (1954), Joey DeMaio (1954), Freddie King (1934), Wendy Carlos (1939), Gerry Mulligan (1927), and Joe Pass (1929).