Cedar Walton

1934 - 2013

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Cedar Anthony Walton Jr. (January 17, 1934 – August 19, 2013) was an American hard bop jazz pianist. He came to prominence as a member of drummer Art Blakey's band, The Jazz Messengers, before establishing a long career as a bandleader and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cedar Walton has received more than 259,406 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Cedar Walton is the 1,733rd most popular musician (down from 1,565th in 2019), the 8,774th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,819th in 2019) and the 651st most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 260k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Cedar Waltons by language

Over the past year Cedar Walton has had the most page views in the with 31,435 views, followed by Japanese (4,559), and French (1,860). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (96.74%), Hungarian (85.86%), and Egyptian Arabic (68.85%)


Among musicians, Cedar Walton ranks 1,733 out of 3,175Before him are Jeremy Spencer, Richard Sinclair, Unsuk Chin, Booker T. Jones, Holly Johnson, and Jackie McLean. After him are Yoko Shimomura, Hardwell, Khatia Buniatishvili, Eric Prydz, Howard Jones, and Maksim Mrvica.

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Among people born in 1934, Cedar Walton ranks 441Before him are Jamie Farr, Vladislav Illich-Svitych, Ingrid Lotz, Léon Mébiame, Jean Wendling, and Werner Leimgruber. After him are Hilla Limann, Pierre Joxe, Alberto Bevilacqua, Ken Matthews, Hans-Emil Schuster, and Diana Der Hovanessian. Among people deceased in 2013, Cedar Walton ranks 389Before him are Irina Petrescu, Donald Richie, George E. P. Box, Walter Jens, Ruth Patrick, and Nino Bibbia. After him are Alfonso Lara, Silvi Vrait, Alberto Bevilacqua, Diomedes Díaz, Costică Ștefănescu, and George Gruntz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cedar Walton ranks 8,774 out of 20,380Before him are Jackie DeShannon (1941), Ron Livingston (1967), H. R. Haldeman (1926), G. Ledyard Stebbins (1906), Wayne Allwine (1947), and Jackie McLean (1931). After him are Topher Grace (1978), James McCaffrey (1958), Ralph Abernathy (1926), Bill Belichick (1952), Christopher Jones (1941), and Lauren Ridloff (1978).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Cedar Walton ranks 651Before him are Alexander Courage (1919), Ray Anthony (1922), Dave Weckl (1960), Machito (1912), Booker T. Jones (1944), and Jackie McLean (1931). After him are Dave Farrell (1977), Bobby Hutcherson (1941), Michael McDonald (1952), Allen Toussaint (1938), Chris Poland (1957), and Camilla Wicks (1928).