Carlos Santana

1947 - Today

Carlos Santana

Carlos Humberto Santana Barragán audio (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American guitarist who rose to fame in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock 'n' roll and Latin American jazz. Its sound featured his melodic, blues-based lines set against Latin and African rhythms played on percussion instruments not generally heard in rock, such as timbales and congas. He experienced a resurgence of popularity and critical acclaim in the late 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos Santana has received more than 4,953,848 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 73rd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Carlos Santana ranks 72 out of 2,258Before him are Goran Bregović, Jon Lord, Pablo Casals, Yehudi Menuhin, John Coltrane, and Charlie Parker. After him are Giorgio Moroder, Cliff Burton, Syd Barrett, Dean Martin, Lou Reed, and Victor Borge.

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Among people born in 1947, Carlos Santana ranks 18Before him are Florentino Pérez, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, O. J. Simpson, Iggy Pop, Shirin Ebadi, and Paul Auster. After him are Tom Clancy, Robert Kiyosaki, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Porter, Glenn Close, and Paco de Lucía.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Carlos Santana ranks 9 out of 344Before him are Diego Rivera (1886), Moctezuma II (1466), Geronimo (1829), Carlos Slim (1940), Emiliano Zapata (1879), and Pancho Villa (1878). After him are La Malinche (1502), Octavio Paz (1914), Cuauhtémoc (1495), Porfirio Díaz (1830), Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794), and Benito Juárez (1806).

Among MUSICIANS In Mexico

Among musicians born in Mexico, Carlos Santana ranks 1After him are Consuelo Velázquez (1916), Armando Manzanero (1935), and José José (1948).

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