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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 433,302 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 28 in 2019). Ben Webster is the 596th most popular musician (down from 458th in 2019), the 3,119th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,456th in 2019) and the 184th most popular American Musician.

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  • 430k

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  • 53.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Ben Webster ranks 596 out of 2,662Before him are İdil Biret, Willy DeVille, Josef Suk, Robert de Visée, Tony Sheridan, and Lead Belly. After him are Dick Dale, Hilton Valentine, Claude Bolling, Julian Fontana, Elvis Costello, and Jeff Buckley.

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Among people born in 1909, Ben Webster ranks 124Before him are André Pieyre de Mandiargues, Attilio Demaría, Harro Schulze-Boysen, Dean Rusk, David Frankfurter, and Homi J. Bhabha. After him are Olga Rubtsova, Barry Goldwater, Max Baer, Héctor José Cámpora, Miklós Radnóti, and Gordon Bunshaft. Among people deceased in 1973, Ben Webster ranks 99Before him are Gene Krupa, Tarsila do Amaral, Lidia Ruslanova, Maurice René Fréchet, Tanzan Ishibashi, and Henry Darger. After him are Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, Walter Krüger, Archduchess Isabella of Austria, Gabriel Voisin, Lorenzo Fernández, and Vilhelm Moberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ben Webster ranks 3,119 out of 18,182Before him are Henry Darger (1892), Paul Goodman (1911), Nancy Fraser (1947), Miley Cyrus (1992), Lead Belly (1888), and Emmylou Harris (1947). After him are William Wallace Campbell (1862), Lauren German (1978), Mark Forest (1933), Steve Cropper (1941), Douglas Tompkins (1943), and Jesse Jackson (1941).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Ben Webster ranks 184Before him are Lee Morgan (1938), Ma Rainey (1886), Nikki Sixx (1958), Curtis Mayfield (1942), Willy DeVille (1950), and Lead Belly (1888). After him are Dick Dale (1937), Jeff Buckley (1966), Marty Friedman (1962), Frank Beard (1949), GG Allin (1956), and Michael Stipe (1960).