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 in his field. From early in his career, Tatum's technical ability was regarded by fellow musicians as extraordinary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Art Tatum has received more than 816,657 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Art Tatum is the 291st most popular musician (up from 348th in 2019), the 1,595th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,852nd in 2019) and the 85th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Art Tatum ranks 291 out of 2,675Before him are Yngwie Malmsteen, Avril Lavigne, Karl Jenkins, Maria João Pires, Nick Cave, and Leopold Auer. After him are Gustavo Santaolalla, Émile Waldteufel, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, Ornette Coleman, Burt Bacharach, and Woody Guthrie.

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Among people born in 1909, Art Tatum ranks 56Before him are Nathan Rosen, Alexander Pechersky, Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, Joseph Losey, Rudolf Brandt, and Gunnar Björnstrand. After him are Alain Poher, Princess Ileana of Romania, Lester Young, Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, Infanta Beatriz of Spain, and Franz Bardon. Among people deceased in 1956, Art Tatum ranks 46Before him are Yakub Kolas, Mistinguett, Jan Łukasiewicz, Juan Negrín, Reşat Nuri Güntekin, and Erich Kleiber. After him are Mahmud Barzanji, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Otto Schmidt, David Seymour, Thomas J. Watson, and Walter Sydney Adams.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Art Tatum ranks 1,595 out of 15,968Before him are Gore Vidal (1925), Frank Drake (1930), Jeff Koons (1955), Alfred Stieglitz (1864), George Stevens (1904), and Lady Bird Johnson (1912). After him are Alan Kay (1940), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), Doc Holliday (1851), Marvin Minsky (1927), Henry Heimlich (1920), and Jeffrey Dahmer (1960).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Art Tatum ranks 85Before him are Dave Mustaine (1961), Sonny Rollins (1930), Buddy Rich (1917), Charles Mingus (1922), John Zorn (1953), and Izzy Stradlin (1962). After him are Ornette Coleman (1930), Burt Bacharach (1928), Woody Guthrie (1912), Bo Diddley (1928), Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), and (1975).