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Ben Webster

1909 - 1973

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Benjamin Francis Webster (March 27, 1909 – September 20, 1973) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Webster has received more than 372,432 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Ben Webster is the 458th most popular musician (up from 484th in 2019), the 2,457th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,462nd in 2019) and the 142nd most popular American Musician.

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  • 370k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Ben Webster ranks 458 out of 2,675Before him are Jimmy Cobb, Bruno Mars, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Tony Sheridan, Shinichi Suzuki, and Ivry Gitlis. After him are Bill Viola, Gato Barbieri, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Ira Gershwin, Adam Levine, and Gregor Piatigorsky.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1909, Ben Webster ranks 87Before him are Stavros Niarchos, Aenne Burda, Roberto Burle Marx, Malcolm Lowry, Adolfo López Mateos, and Juan Bosch. After him are Werner Naumann, Shigeo Shingo, Mikhail Mil, Nelson Algren, David Riesman, and William M. Branham. Among people deceased in 1973, Ben Webster ranks 80Before him are Robert Ryan, Gian Francesco Malipiero, Merian C. Cooper, Laurence Harvey, Soong Ai-ling, and Sessue Hayakawa. After him are Roger Williamson, Jack Hawkins, Lorenzo Fernández, Marc Allégret, Alois Hába, and Hans Globke.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ben Webster ranks 2,457 out of 15,968Before him are Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Alex North (1910), Kathy Reichs (1948), Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), Robert Downey Sr. (1936), and Kurtwood Smith (1943). After him are James Heckman (1944), Bill Viola (1951), Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), James Levine (1943), William H. Seward (1801), and Hetty Green (1834).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Ben Webster ranks 142Before him are Jason Newsted (1963), Jermaine Jackson (1954), Van Cliburn (1934), Murray Perahia (1947), Jimmy Cobb (1929), and Bruno Mars (1985). After him are Bill Viola (1951), Ira Gershwin (1896), Adam Levine (1979), Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1929), Erroll Garner (1923), and John Frusciante (1970).