Charles Mingus

1922 - 1979

Charles Mingus

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Mingus has received more than 1,468,824 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 229th most popular musician.

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  • 58.98

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Charles Mingus ranks 229 out of 2,258Before him are Eddie Cochran, Friedrich Gulda, Émile Waldteufel, Don Shirley, Yanni, and Wanda Landowska. After him are Bill Wyman, Arthur Nikisch, György Cziffra, Dr. Alban, Isaac Stern, and Domenico Alberti.

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Among people born in 1922, Charles Mingus ranks 65Before him are Carlos Andrés Pérez, Blake Edwards, Robert W. Holley, Toots Thielemans, Richard Hamilton, and Juan Antonio Villacañas. After him are Michael Cacoyannis, Karl-Otto Apel, Sven Nykvist, Har Gobind Khorana, Gianna Beretta Molla, and Ralph H. Baer. Among people deceased in 1979, Charles Mingus ranks 41Before him are Mary Pickford, Giulio Natta, Peggy Guggenheim, Feodor Lynen, Louis Chiron, and Pier Luigi Nervi. After him are Rudi Dutschke, Conrad Hilton, Nicholas Ray, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Mamie Eisenhower, and Wilfred Bion.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Mingus ranks 1,248 out of 12,171Before him are Alan Bean (1932), Aaron Burr (1756), John C. Mather (1946), Benedict Arnold (1741), Robin Cook (1940), and Tom Morello (1964). After him are Diane Arbus (1923), Hiram Maxim (1840), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), Robert Moog (1934), Ben Gazzara (1930), and John Payne (1912).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Charles Mingus ranks 65Before him are Paul Stanley (1952), Duff McKagan (1964), Joe Jackson (1928), Count Basie (1904), Kirk Hammett (1962), and Eddie Cochran (1938). After him are Lionel Richie (1949), Buddy Rich (1917), Fats Domino (1928), Ornette Coleman (1930), Mike Portnoy (1967), and Mike Shinoda (1977).