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Bobby Timmons

1935 - 1974

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Robert Henry Timmons (December 19, 1935 – March 1, 1974) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He was a sideman in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers for two periods (July 1958 to September 1959; February 1960 to June 1961), between which he was part of Cannonball Adderley's band. Several of Timmons' compositions written when part of these bands – including "Moanin'", "Dat Dere", and "This Here" – enjoyed commercial success and brought him more attention. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Timmons has received more than 268,924 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Bobby Timmons is the 1,315th most popular musician (down from 1,080th in 2019), the 6,601st most popular biography from United States (down from 5,390th in 2019) and the 500th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Bobby Timmons ranks 1,315 out of 2,662Before him are Brad Whitford, Joe Hahn, Oscar Pettiford, Guru Josh, LiSA, and Paweł Mąciwoda. After him are Laurindo Almeida, Ryo Kawasaki, Michael Angelo Batio, Manu Katché, Graham Gouldman, and Nuno Bettencourt.

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Among people born in 1935, Bobby Timmons ranks 317Before him are Story Musgrave, Teddy Mayer, Régine Deforges, Ingrid Noll, Albín Brunovský, and Karen Spärck Jones. After him are Norbert Blüm, Brian G. Hutton, Jacques Gaillot, Fred Bongusto, Yuri Titov, and Moisés Solana. Among people deceased in 1974, Bobby Timmons ranks 171Before him are Emil Väre, Nurul Amin, Cornelius Lanczos, Betty Compson, Margit Slachta, and Kostas Varnalis. After him are Sergey Urusevsky, Gheorghe Albu, Béla Illés, Konrad Frey, Jacqueline Susann, and Mikhail Tikhonravov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bobby Timmons ranks 6,601 out of 18,182Before him are Oscar Pettiford (1922), Sheryl Sandberg (1969), Ethel Catherwood (1908), Michael Behe (1952), John McIntire (1907), and Jason Biggs (1978). After him are Joel Stebbins (1878), Mark Cuban (1958), Will Keith Kellogg (1860), Philip Ahn (1905), Barry Van Dyke (1951), and Loretta Devine (1949).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bobby Timmons ranks 500Before him are Brian Setzer (1959), Steve Aoki (1977), Karl Logan (1965), Brad Whitford (1952), Joe Hahn (1977), and Oscar Pettiford (1922). After him are Michael Angelo Batio (1956), Maynard James Keenan (1964), Oliver Nelson (1932), David Tudor (1926), Brian Littrell (1975), and XXXTentacion (1998).