Baden Powell

1937 - 2000

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Baden Powell de Aquino (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈbadẽ ˈpawew]; 6 August 1937 – 26 September 2000), known professionally as Baden Powell, was a Brazilian guitarist. He combined classical techniques with popular harmony and swing. He performed in many styles, including bossa nova, samba, Brazilian jazz, Latin jazz and MPB. He performed on stage during most of his lifetime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baden Powell has received more than 165,099 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Baden Powell is the 386th most popular musician (up from 550th in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Brazil (up from 168th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Brazilian Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 170k

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  • 57.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Baden Powell ranks 386 out of 3,175Before him are Artur Schnabel, Nick Cave, Christian Lorenz, Ginger Baker, Michael Schenker, and Agustín Barrios. After him are Tony Levin, Adrian Smith, Sérgio Mendes, András Schiff, Flea, and Ian Anderson.

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Among people born in 1937, Baden Powell ranks 103Before him are Keizō Obuchi, Francis Veber, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Shirley Bassey, John Horton Conway, and Kōichirō Matsuura. After him are Vittorio Brambilla, Tom Simpson, Anna Hazare, Eugen Doga, Ryutaro Hashimoto, and Peter Burke. Among people deceased in 2000, Baden Powell ranks 72Before him are Noboru Takeshita, Don Budge, Kemal Sunal, Barbara Cartland, Maurice Richard, and Pierre Plantard. After him are Franck Pourcel, Ahmet Kaya, Claude Sautet, Ivan Stambolić, Fulcanelli, and Libertad Lamarque.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Baden Powell ranks 131 out of 2,236Before him are Everaldo (1944), Clodoaldo (1949), Pedro de Alcântara, Prince of Grão-Pará (1875), Gal Costa (1945), Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (1954), and Carlos José Castilho (1927). After him are José Mauro de Vasconcelos (1920), Adriana Lima (1981), Sérgio Mendes (1941), Zé Roberto (1974), Raí (1965), and Rubens Barrichello (1972).

Among MUSICIANS In Brazil

Among musicians born in Brazil, Baden Powell ranks 6Before him are Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927), João Gilberto (1931), Caetano Veloso (1942), Gilberto Gil (1942), and Chico Buarque (1944). After him are Sérgio Mendes (1941), Milton Nascimento (1942), Toquinho (1946), Rita Lee (1947), Nelson Freire (1944), and Hermeto Pascoal (1936).