Chick Webb

1905 - 1939

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William Henry "Chick" Webb (February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939) was an American jazz and swing music drummer and band leader. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chick Webb has received more than 378,739 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Chick Webb is the 1,575th most popular musician (down from 903rd in 2019), the 7,926th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,335th in 2019) and the 657th most popular American Musician.

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Chick Webb ranks 1,575 out of 2,675Before him are Booker T. Jones, Brad Mehldau, Charlie Puth, Chris Stein, Ray Bryant, and Jerry Cantrell. After him are Blue Mitchell, Henry Vestine, Bobby Keys, Rex Brown, Mishary Rashid Alafasy, and Tom Paxton.

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Among people born in 1905, Chick Webb ranks 285Before him are Leroy Carr, Juan Hilario Marrero, Kay Francis, Jack Teagarden, D. R. Kaprekar, and Isaac Kashdan. After him are Gerrit Achterberg, Andy Devine, Fred Alderman, Georges Grignard, Sterling Holloway, and Óscar Bonfiglio. Among people deceased in 1939, Chick Webb ranks 114Before him are Sergey Gritsevets, Lois Weber, Hugo Jahnke, Owen Moore, Bautista Saavedra, and Jens Bratlie. After him are Siegfried Flesch, Charles Eastman, and Joseph Lyons.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chick Webb ranks 7,926 out of 15,968Before him are Martin Dempsey (1952), Steven Mnuchin (1962), Michael Badalucco (1954), Jerry Cantrell (1966), Peabo Bryson (1951), and Tim LaHaye (1926). After him are Nicky Jam (1981), Mitzi Gaynor (1931), Blue Mitchell (1930), Henry Vestine (1944), Balthazar Getty (1975), and Katherine Dunham (1909).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chick Webb ranks 657Before him are Booker T. Jones (1944), Brad Mehldau (1970), Charlie Puth (1991), Chris Stein (1950), Ray Bryant (1931), and Jerry Cantrell (1966). After him are Blue Mitchell (1930), Henry Vestine (1944), Bobby Keys (1943), Rex Brown (1964), Tom Paxton (1937), and Arthur Lee (1945).