Bud Powell

1924 - 1966

Bud Powell

Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell (September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966) was an American jazz pianist and composer. Along with Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, and Dizzy Gillespie, Powell was a leading figure in the development of bebop. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bud Powell has received more than 476,207 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 435th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 480k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Bud Powell ranks 435 out of 2,258Before him are Philly Joe Jones, Flea, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Jørgen Ingmann, Jason Newsted, and Grace Slick. After him are Al Di Meola, Elmore James, Krystian Zimerman, Eddie Van Halen, Van Cliburn, and John Frusciante.

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Among people born in 1924, Bud Powell ranks 112Before him are Richard Bull, Dawda Jawara, Jacques Vergès, Vasil Bykaŭ, Claude Sautet, and Jozef Tomko. After him are Raymond Barre, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa, Franco Basaglia, Robert Frank, Alexander Haig, and Ottmar Walter. Among people deceased in 1966, Bud Powell ranks 62Before him are Hendrik Verwoerd, Edward Gordon Craig, Demchugdongrub, Marguerite Long, Fritz Wunderlich, and Edmond Locard. After him are Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Elena Stasova, Battista Farina, Victor Brauner, Hermann Scherchen, and Bai Chongxi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bud Powell ranks 2,231 out of 12,171Before him are Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897), Kim Peek (1951), Morton Feldman (1926), Grace Slick (1939), Walter Chrysler (1875), and Robert Forster (1941). After him are Al Di Meola (1954), John Heard (1946), Myrna Loy (1905), Roy Sullivan (1912), Bob Fosse (1927), and Henry A. Wallace (1888).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bud Powell ranks 136Before him are Freddie King (1934), Maurice White (1941), Eddie Vedder (1964), Philly Joe Jones (1923), Jason Newsted (1963), and Grace Slick (1939). After him are Al Di Meola (1954), Van Cliburn (1934), John Frusciante (1970), Jelly Roll Morton (1890), Joe Pass (1929), and Tito Puente (1923).