Chick Webb

1905 - 1939

Chick Webb

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 296,598 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 903rd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 300k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Chick Webb ranks 906 out of 2,258Before him are Sterling Morrison, Glenn Danzig, Darude, Evgeny Kissin, Jack Nitzsche, and Tuomas Holopainen. After him are Jim Croce, Grover Washington Jr., Rick James, Rita Lee, Billy Sheehan, and Chaka Khan.

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Among people born in 1905, Chick Webb ranks 175Before him are Rodolfo Orlandini, Walther Müller, Giuseppe Cavanna, Oleksandr Korniychuk, Juan O'Gorman, and Mikio Oda. After him are Étienne Mattler, Mildred Natwick, Ángel Melogno, Alexandre Villaplane, Mohammad Hidayatullah, and Bernt Evensen. Among people deceased in 1939, Chick Webb ranks 78Before him are Alice Brady, Patriarch Miron of Romania, Hedwiga Rosenbaumová, Frank Watson Dyson, Kálmán Darányi, and Olav Duun. After him are Zane Grey, Levon Mirzoyan, Ma Rainey, Fausto dos Santos, Vladislav Khodasevich, and Ford Madox Ford.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chick Webb ranks 4,338 out of 12,171Before him are Jamie Gillis (1943), Anthony Kennedy (1936), Jack Nitzsche (1937), Chadwick Boseman (1977), Simon Helberg (1980), and Alexander Mackendrick (1912). After him are Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), Mary Wickes (1910), Nathanael Greene (1742), Tad Williams (1957), Sylvester (1947), and Robert Parish (1953).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chick Webb ranks 328Before him are GG Allin (1956), Sammy Hagar (1947), Mary Lou Williams (1910), Sterling Morrison (1942), Glenn Danzig (1955), and Jack Nitzsche (1937). After him are Jim Croce (1943), Grover Washington Jr. (1943), Rick James (1948), Billy Sheehan (1953), Chaka Khan (1953), and Donald Byrd (1932).