Charlie Byrd

1925 - 1999

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Charlie Lee Byrd (September 16, 1925 – December 2, 1999) was an American jazz guitarist. Byrd was best known for his association with Brazilian music, especially bossa nova. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlie Byrd has received more than 245,675 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Charlie Byrd is the 1,169th most popular musician (down from 1,112th in 2019), the 5,795th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,380th in 2019) and the 457th most popular American Musician.

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  • 21

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  • 3.36

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  • 3.08

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Among musicians, Charlie Byrd ranks 1,169 out of 2,675Before him are Jukka Nevalainen, Jimmie Nicol, Sonny Clark, Arthur De Greef, Bart Berman, and Efrem Zimbalist. After him are Nuno Bettencourt, George Jones, Geoff Downes, Renée Fleming, J. B. Lenoir, and Valentina Lisitsa.

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Among people born in 1925, Charlie Byrd ranks 286Before him are Elisabeth Domitien, Yury Trifonov, Gwen Verdon, Charles Mackerras, Amparo Rivelles, and Iwao Takamoto. After him are Ofelya Hambardzumyan, Antonio Puchades, Art Buchwald, Eugene Garfield, Arlene Dahl, and Zoot Sims. Among people deceased in 1999, Charlie Byrd ranks 162Before him are Madeline Kahn, João Cabral de Melo Neto, Frank Lubin, Lester Bowie, David A. Huffman, and Galina Bystrova. After him are Teuvo Aura, Kirk Alyn, Rory Calhoun, Guillermo Arellano, Alain Peyrefitte, and Hideo Itokawa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charlie Byrd ranks 5,795 out of 15,968Before him are Paul Whiteman (1890), Al Smith (1873), Lon Chaney Jr. (1906), Darlanne Fluegel (1953), Marvelous Marvin Hagler (1954), and Annabella Sciorra (1960). After him are Rockwell Kent (1882), Asher Brown Durand (1796), Candy Clark (1947), Gilbert Kaplan (1941), James Foley (1953), and George Jones (1931).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Charlie Byrd ranks 457Before him are Blind Willie McTell (1898), Michael Sembello (1954), Tony Williams (1945), D. J. Fontana (1931), Herb Ellis (1921), and Sonny Clark (1931). After him are George Jones (1931), Renée Fleming (1959), J. B. Lenoir (1929), Steve Aoki (1977), John Mellencamp (1951), and Al Kooper (1944).