Chick Corea

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Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea (June 12, 1941 – February 9, 2021) was an American jazz composer, keyboardist, bandleader, and occasional percussionist. His compositions "Spain", "500 Miles High", "La Fiesta", "Armando's Rhumba" and "Windows" are widely considered jazz standards. As a member of Miles Davis's band in the late 1960s, he participated in the birth of jazz fusion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chick Corea has received more than 2,781,347 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Chick Corea is the 154th most popular musician (down from 129th in 2019), the 900th most popular biography from United States (down from 739th in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Musician.

Chick Corea is most famous for being a jazz pianist and composer. He is known for his jazz fusion style, which melds jazz with other genres of music such as rock, funk, and Latin.

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Among musicians, Chick Corea ranks 154 out of 2,675Before him are Ludovico Einaudi, Jacqueline du Pré, Claudio Arrau, Cyndi Lauper, Keith Jarrett, and James Hetfield. After him are Vladimir Ashkenazy, Willie Nelson, Stan Getz, Björk, Florian Schneider, and Charles-Valentin Alkan.

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Among people born in 1941, Chick Corea ranks 51Before him are Jürgen Prochnow, Anne Rice, Ivica Osim, Dan Shechtman, Ray Tomlinson, and Abdullah Yusuf Azzam. After him are Viktor Zubkov, Nathalie Delon, Michael D. Higgins, Frank Farian, Jules A. Hoffmann, and Claudine Auger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chick Corea ranks 900 out of 15,968Before him are William P. Murphy (1892), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Keith Jarrett (1945), Willis Lamb (1913), Christopher Lambert (1957), and James Hetfield (1963). After him are Burt Young (1940), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), Hermann Joseph Muller (1890), Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), Solomon Northup (1808), and Glenn T. Seaborg (1912).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chick Corea ranks 46Before him are Herbie Hancock (1940), Quincy Jones (1933), Don Cherry (1936), Cyndi Lauper (1953), Keith Jarrett (1945), and James Hetfield (1963). After him are Willie Nelson (1933), Stan Getz (1927), Muddy Waters (1913), Thelonious Monk (1917), Bill Haley (1925), and Chris Isaak (1956).

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