Charles Mingus

1922 - 1979

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Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was an American jazz upright bassist, pianist, composer, bandleader, and author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Mingus has received more than 2,152,398 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Charles Mingus is the 289th most popular musician (down from 280th in 2019), the 1,698th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,529th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Charles Mingus ranks 289 out of 2,662Before him are Dave Mustaine, Tiësto, Ornette Coleman, Igor Oistrakh, Sixto Rodriguez, and Eric Carr. After him are PJ Harvey, Manu Dibango, Stig Anderson, Joe Jackson, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Fela Kuti.

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Among people born in 1922, Charles Mingus ranks 84Before him are Karl-Otto Apel, Annemarie Schimmel, Elmer Bernstein, Abdul Razak Hussein, Veronica Lake, and Gianna Beretta Molla. After him are Leon M. Lederman, Hussein-Ali Montazeri, Marek Edelman, Damiano Damiani, Fikret Amirov, and Serge Reggiani. Among people deceased in 1979, Charles Mingus ranks 54Before him are Conrad Hilton, Teruo Nakamura, Konstantin Simonov, Dhyan Chand, Dimitri Tiomkin, and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin. After him are Yuen Siu-tien, Alfredo Ottaviani, Rudi Dutschke, Charles W. Morris, Ali Hassan Salameh, and Nicos Poulantzas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Mingus ranks 1,698 out of 18,182Before him are Eric Carr (1950), Joyce Carol Oates (1938), Chris Evans (1981), William Styron (1925), Richard Serra (1939), and John Backus (1924). After him are Samuel R. Delany (1942), Robert E. Park (1864), Michael Dudikoff (1954), Tom Regan (1938), Charles Eames (1907), and James Oliver Curwood (1878).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Charles Mingus ranks 83Before him are Beck (1970), (1975), Dave Mustaine (1961), Ornette Coleman (1930), Sixto Rodriguez (1942), and Eric Carr (1950). After him are Joe Jackson (1928), Count Basie (1904), Glenn Frey (1948), Moby (1965), Johnny Ramone (1948), and Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954).

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