Billy Eckstine

1914 - 1993

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William Clarence Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American jazz and pop singer and a bandleader during the swing and bebop eras. He was noted for his rich, almost operatic bass-baritone voice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Eckstine has received more than 750,402 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Billy Eckstine is the 1,695th most popular singer (down from 1,480th in 2019), the 8,953rd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,879th in 2019) and the 424th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 750k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Billy Eckstines by language

Over the past year Billy Eckstine has had the most page views in the with 82,639 views, followed by French (6,098), and German (3,641). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are French (158.83%), Low Saxon (74.17%), and Indonesian (40.20%)


Among singers, Billy Eckstine ranks 1,695 out of 4,381Before him are Regina Resnik, Candan Erçetin, Ellen Greene, Jack Teagarden, Tom Odell, and Grethe Kausland. After him are Alberta Hunter, Nicky Jam, Mira Awad, Taeyeon, Khadja Nin, and Birthe Kjær.

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Among people born in 1914, Billy Eckstine ranks 343Before him are Sven Fahlman, Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca, Jack Parsons, Carl Foreman, Robert Alda, and Oktay Rıfat Horozcu. After him are Estelle Reiner, Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Kay Stammers, Larry Adler, Mark Kac, and Xosé María Díaz Castro. Among people deceased in 1993, Billy Eckstine ranks 251Before him are Innes Ireland, Jim Pollard, H. R. Haldeman, Roger Michelot, Divya Bharti, and Avram Davidson. After him are Frithjof Ulleberg, Gert Hofmann, Elizabeth Holloway Marston, Göta Pettersson, Albert Hyzler, and Bengt Edlén.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Eckstine ranks 8,953 out of 20,380Before him are Spike Jones (1911), Edward Abbey (1927), Richard Long (1927), Jack Teagarden (1905), Mark McGwire (1963), and Wilfred Hudson Osgood (1875). After him are Annette Funicello (1942), Charlie Puth (1991), Jared Martin (1941), Bronson Pinchot (1959), Narada Michael Walden (1952), and Frank Pierson (1925).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Billy Eckstine ranks 424Before him are Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919), Eddie Floyd (1937), Anita Bryant (1940), Regina Resnik (1922), Ellen Greene (1951), and Jack Teagarden (1905). After him are Alberta Hunter (1895), Nicky Jam (1981), King Curtis (1934), Naomi Judd (1946), Robin Beck (1954), and Garth Brooks (1962).