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Buddy DeFranco

1923 - 2014

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Boniface Ferdinand Leonard "Buddy" DeFranco (February 17, 1923 – December 24, 2014) was an Italian-American jazz clarinetist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buddy DeFranco has received more than 131,542 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Buddy DeFranco is the 1,357th most popular musician (up from 1,565th in 2019), the 6,781st most popular biography from United States (up from 7,861st in 2019) and the 522nd most popular American Musician.

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  • 130k

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  • 46.28

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Buddy DeFranco ranks 1,357 out of 2,662Before him are Emppu Vuorinen, Tony Carey, Bart Berman, Skip James, Chuck Mangione, and Jay Kay. After him are Matthias Reim, Dan Hartman, Esbjörn Svensson, Dizzy Reed, Hugh Masekela, and John Dolmayan.

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Among people born in 1923, Buddy DeFranco ranks 303Before him are Bernard Clavel, Aleksandra Chudina, Lygia Fagundes Telles, Eric Wolf, N. T. Rama Rao, and Ladislav Fuks. After him are Palden Thondup Namgyal, Giorgio Albertazzi, Eugénio de Andrade, John Holt, Adãozinho, and Halfdan T. Mahler. Among people deceased in 2014, Buddy DeFranco ranks 311Before him are Louise Brough, Lorella De Luca, Brian G. Hutton, Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Gyude Bryant, and Edmund Szoka. After him are Sandro Lopopolo, China Zorrilla, Azlan Shah of Perak, Jacques Barrot, Fiorenzo Angelini, and Anatoly Kuznetsov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Buddy DeFranco ranks 6,781 out of 18,182Before him are Jessica Capshaw (1976), Jackson Showalter (1860), Trey Parker (1969), Daniel Quillen (1940), Leo Kadanoff (1937), and Charles Reisner (1887). After him are Randall Wallace (1949), David Peoples (1940), Wayne Newton (1942), Johnny Mathis (1935), David Selby (1941), and Kane Hodder (1955).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Buddy DeFranco ranks 522Before him are Nick Jonas (1992), Duane Eddy (1938), Utada Hikaru (1983), Tony Carey (1953), Skip James (1902), and Chuck Mangione (1940). After him are Dan Hartman (1950), Dizzy Reed (1963), Timothy B. Schmit (1947), Darryl Jones (1961), Janis Ian (1951), and Shawn Crahan (1969).