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 603,313 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Billy Eckstine is the 1,464th most popular singer (up from 1,495th in 2019), the 8,033rd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,528th in 2019) and the 411th most popular American Singer.

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  • 600k

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  • 56.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Billy Eckstine ranks 1,464 out of 3,541Before him are Jorge Drexler, Gangubai Hangal, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Natasha Korolyova, Sheila E., and Toni Basil. After him are Nikka Costa, Lindsey Stirling, Daniel Powter, Chris Fehn, Jasraj, and Carlos Mendes.

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Among people born in 1914, Billy Eckstine ranks 281Before him are John Hodiak, Geoffrey Unsworth, Sam Manekshaw, John Berryman, Xosé María Díaz Castro, and Robert R. Wilson. After him are Joe Mercer, Bruce M. Metzger, BP Koirala, Kaisa Parviainen, Sylvi Saimo, and David Carstens. Among people deceased in 1993, Billy Eckstine ranks 204Before him are Bob Kiesel, Alfred Mosher Butts, Avram Davidson, Cyril Collard, Zeno Colò, and Mary Philbin. After him are Steve James, Sammy Cahn, Helen Sawyer Hogg, Anšlavs Eglītis, Roger Michelot, and Jeanne Sauvé.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Eckstine ranks 8,033 out of 15,968Before him are Tina Louise (1934), Madelaine Petsch (1994), Jack Johnson (1975), Percy Heath (1923), Julie Taymor (1952), and Billy Gonsalves (1908). After him are Bruce M. Metzger (1914), Juan Atkins (1962), Richard Riehle (1948), Edwin Hawkins (1943), Summer Phoenix (1978), and Lindsey Stirling (1986).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Billy Eckstine ranks 411Before him are Mark Murphy (1932), Method Man (1971), Peabo Bryson (1951), Nicky Jam (1981), Sheila E. (1957), and Toni Basil (1943). After him are Lindsey Stirling (1986), Chris Fehn (1973), Marty Robbins (1925), Don Dokken (1953), Tim "Ripper" Owens (1967), and Frederica von Stade (1945).