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 was 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 740,238 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Bob Crosby is the 2,151st most popular singer (down from 1,930th in 2019), the 11,679th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,599th in 2019) and the 615th most popular Singer.

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  • 740k

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  • 38.67

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  • 17

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  • 1.49

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  • 3.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Bob Crosby ranks 2,151 out of 3,528Before her are Corey Hart, Pernilla Wahlgren, K. L. Saigal, Lee Jung-hyun, Alborosie, and Crystal Waters. After her are Azam Ali, Elena Gheorghe, Guy Clark, Mahendra Kapoor, Toyah Willcox, and Emin Agalarov.

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Among people born in 1913, Bob Crosby ranks 352Before her are Walt Kelly, Lawrence Stevens, Norman Dello Joio, R. S. Thomas, Charlie Barnet, and Robert Strauss. After her are Kofi Abrefa Busia, Eleanor Holm, Laird Cregar, Frances Langford, José Villanueva, and Sam Ruben. Among people deceased in 1993, Bob Crosby ranks 268Before her are Hap Sharp, Karl Gordon Henize, Ruby Keeler, Viola Myers, Joe Fortenberry, and Charles Adkins. After her are Archie Williams, Penaia Ganilau, Jón Páll Sigmarsson, Agnes de Mille, Adelaide Hall, and Criss Oliva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Crosby ranks 11,679 out of 18,182Before her are Steve Oedekerk (1961), Andy Ruiz Jr. (1989), Crystal Waters (1964), Kirsten Price (1981), Ed Gordon (1908), and Ross Marquand (1981). After her are Marc Vann (1954), Jimmi Simpson (1975), Gladys Brockwell (1893), Jeff Loomis (1971), Gina Philips (1970), and Dwight Phillips (1977).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bob Crosby ranks 615Before her are Betty Everett (1939), Ramblin' Jack Elliott (1931), Carole Bayer Sager (1947), David Draiman (1973), Robert Hunter (1941), and Crystal Waters (1964). After her are Guy Clark (1941), Hank Williams Jr. (1949), Vince Gill (1957), G-Eazy (1989), Margaret Whiting (1924), and Ruth Etting (1896).