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Art Tatum

1909 - 1956

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Arthur Tatum Jr. (, October 13, 1909 – November 5, 1956) was an American jazz pianist who is widely regarded as one of the greatest ever. From early in his career, fellow musicians acclaimed Tatum's technical ability as extraordinary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Art Tatum has received more than 1,076,748 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Art Tatum is the 269th most popular musician (up from 291st in 2019), the 1,582nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,594th in 2019) and the 75th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Art Tatum ranks 269 out of 2,662Before him are Leonid Kogan, Leopold Auer, Eddie Cochran, Oscar Peterson, Cozy Powell, and Friedrich Kalkbrenner. After him are Luigi Tenco, Chris de Burgh, Enrico Macias, Émile Waldteufel, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, and Roger Daltrey.

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Among people born in 1909, Art Tatum ranks 53Before him are Vicente Feola, Stanisław Jerzy Lec, Hideo Sakai, James Mason, Gunnar Björnstrand, and Alexander Pechersky. After him are Alain Poher, Otto Kumm, Albert R. Broccoli, Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, Nikolay Bogolyubov, and Edward Tatum. Among people deceased in 1956, Art Tatum ranks 44Before him are Juan Negrín, Gustave Charpentier, Giovanni Papini, Jan Łukasiewicz, Gottfried Benn, and Savielly Tartakower. After him are Mahmud Barzanji, Hiram Bingham III, Erich Kleiber, Otto Schmidt, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, and Alben W. Barkley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Art Tatum ranks 1,582 out of 18,182Before him are Michael Madsen (1957), Eazy-E (1964), Donald J. Cram (1919), Grant Wood (1891), Reed Hastings (1960), and Mike Powell (1963). After him are William Walker (1824), Michael Rooker (1955), Arthur Penn (1922), Samuel Adams (1722), Bruce Nauman (1941), and Jimmy Doolittle (1896).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Art Tatum ranks 75Before him are Mike Portnoy (1967), Sonny Rollins (1930), Art Blakey (1919), John Zorn (1953), Fats Domino (1928), and Eddie Cochran (1938). After him are Sidney Bechet (1897), Beck (1970), (1975), Dave Mustaine (1961), Ornette Coleman (1930), and Sixto Rodriguez (1942).