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Chick Corea

1941 - 2021

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Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea (June 12, 1941 – February 9, 2021) was an American jazz composer, pianist, 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 3,051,881 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Chick Corea is the 119th most popular musician (up from 154th in 2019), the 693rd most popular biography from United States (up from 899th in 2019) and the 34th most popular 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

Among musicians, Chick Corea ranks 119 out of 2,662Before him are Bernard Haitink, Fritz Kreisler, Benny Goodman, John Bonham, Ronnie Wood, and Jascha Heifetz. After him are Neil Young, John Dowland, Sid Vicious, Bill Wyman, Joe Hisaishi, and Stuart Sutcliffe.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Chick Corea ranks 47Before him are Riccardo Muti, Wolfgang Petersen, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Dennis Ritchie, Anne Rice, and Jürgen Prochnow. After him are Bobby Moore, Ryan O'Neal, Michael D. Higgins, Eric Burdon, Ivan Gašparovič, and Mahmoud Darwish. Among people deceased in 2021, Chick Corea ranks 37Before him are Anne Rice, Abimael Guzmán, Bernard Haitink, Steven Weinberg, Hans Küng, and Frank Williams. After him are Robert Mundell, Jorge Sampaio, Carlos Reutemann, Martinus J. G. Veltman, Paul J. Crutzen, and Lina Wertmüller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chick Corea ranks 693 out of 18,182Before him are Carole Lombard (1908), Robert Altman (1925), Bill de Blasio (1961), John Irving (1942), Joe Louis (1914), and Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868). After him are Donald Knuth (1938), Victor Fleming (1889), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Roy Orbison (1936), Margaret Hamilton (1936), and Thomas Harris (1940).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chick Corea ranks 34Before him are Bill Evans (1929), Nat King Cole (1919), Buddy Holly (1936), Lady Gaga (1986), Don Shirley (1927), and Benny Goodman (1909). After him are Alice Cooper (1948), Quincy Jones (1933), Ray Manzarek (1939), Ice-T (1958), Lionel Richie (1949), and Dizzy Gillespie (1917).

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