Cab Calloway

1907 - 1994

Cab Calloway

Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was an American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor. He was associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer and became a popular vocalist of the swing era. His niche of mixing jazz and vaudeville won him acclaim during a career that spanned over 65 years.Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular big bands from the early 1930s to the late 1940s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cab Calloway has received more than 2,114,983 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 249th most popular singer.

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Cab Calloway ranks 249 out of 3,001Before him are Glenn Hughes, Psy, Jussi Björling, Tito Gobbi, Phil Ochs, and Kiri Te Kanawa. After him are Rita Pavone, Connie Francis, Bülent Ersoy, Laura Branigan, André Claveau, and Eric Adams.

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Among people born in 1907, Cab Calloway ranks 67Before him are U Nu, Run Run Shaw, Ernesto Geisel, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, W. H. Auden, and Herbert Kappler. After him are Jan Patočka, Shiro Teshima, Lee Miller, Horia Sima, Emilie Schindler, and Nicolaus von Below. Among people deceased in 1994, Cab Calloway ranks 66Before him are Jeffrey Dahmer, Sylva Koscina, James Clavell, Howard Martin Temin, Terence Young, and Nicolás Gómez Dávila. After him are Tengiz Abuladze, Jean Borotra, Joseph Cotten, Jérôme Lejeune, Federica Montseny, and Ken Noritake.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cab Calloway ranks 1,594 out of 12,171Before him are Lizzie Borden (1860), Avery Brundage (1887), Phil Ochs (1940), Matthew Perry (1969), George Roy Hill (1921), and Richard Avedon (1923). After him are Sam Elliott (1944), Whitey Bulger (1929), Henry King (1886), Michael Madsen (1957), Cecil B. DeMille (1881), and Edwin S. Porter (1870).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Cab Calloway ranks 79Before him are Beyoncé (1981), Chris Cornell (1964), Sonny Bono (1935), Lil Wayne (1982), Gene Vincent (1935), and Phil Ochs (1940). After him are Connie Francis (1938), Laura Branigan (1952), Eric Adams (1952), Debbie Harry (1945), DJ Khaled (1975), and Joey Ramone (1951).