Bob Crosby

1913 - 1993

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George Robert Crosby (August 23, 1913 – March 9, 1993) was an American jazz singer and bandleader, best known for his group the Bob-Cats, which formed around 1935. The Bob-Cats were a New Orleans Dixieland-style jazz octet. He was the younger brother of famed singer and actor Bing Crosby. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Crosby has received more than 929,306 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Bob Crosby is the 2,339th most popular singer (down from 2,139th in 2019), the 12,663rd most popular biography from United States (down from 11,653rd in 2019) and the 636th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 930k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Bob Crosbies by language

Over the past year Bob Crosby has had the most page views in the with 130,462 views, followed by German (4,088), and Spanish (2,760). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (93.93%), Southern Azerbaijani (92.56%), and Afrikaans (66.11%)


Among singers, Bob Crosby ranks 2,339 out of 4,381Before her are Geir Rönning, Sharda Sinha, Martha Tilton, Tanel Padar, Carlene Carter, and Nina Stemme. After her are Anohni, Dennis Edwards, Margaret Whiting, Chiara Siracusa, Siriporn Ampaipong, and Kristína.

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Among people born in 1913, Bob Crosby ranks 402Before her are István Klimek, Joe Medicine Crow, Peter Doherty, Marian Marsh, Angus Wilson, and Jack Hannah. After her are Ali Sardar Jafri, R. S. Thomas, Walt Kelly, Laird Cregar, Kurt Dossin, and Robert R. Gilruth. Among people deceased in 1993, Bob Crosby ranks 307Before her are Don Barksdale, Irene Sharaff, Ethelwynn Trewavas, John Riseley-Prichard, Agnes de Mille, and Criss Oliva. After her are Paul Emery, Charles Adkins, David Brian, Joe Fortenberry, Archie Williams, and Helen O'Connell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Crosby ranks 12,663 out of 20,380Before her are Robert Eggers (1983), DaMarcus Beasley (1982), Francis Johnson (1910), Steve Di Giorgio (1967), Robert Curry (1882), and Alana Evans (1976). After her are William O. Douglas (1898), Lynne Thigpen (1948), Ronald D. Moore (1964), Vince Edwards (1928), Sheri Moon Zombie (1970), and Twiggy Ramirez (1971).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bob Crosby ranks 636Before her are M. Shadows (1981), Brook Benton (1931), David Allan Coe (1939), William DuVall (1967), Martha Tilton (1915), and Carlene Carter (1955). After her are Dennis Edwards (1943), Margaret Whiting (1924), David Draiman (1973), Benny Blanco (1988), Gucci Mane (1980), and Paul Stookey (1937).