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Claude Bolling

1930 - 2020

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Claude Bolling (10 April 1930 – 29 December 2020) was a French jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and occasional actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Bolling has received more than 156,310 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Claude Bolling is the 599th most popular musician (up from 635th in 2019), the 2,654th most popular biography from France (up from 2,661st in 2019) and the 28th most popular French Musician.

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  • 160k

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  • 53.59

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  • 19

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  • 5.64

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  • 2.07

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Among musicians, Claude Bolling ranks 599 out of 2,662Before her are Robert de Visée, Tony Sheridan, Lead Belly, Ben Webster, Dick Dale, and Hilton Valentine. After her are Julian Fontana, Elvis Costello, Jeff Buckley, Pierre Rode, David Knopfler, and Marty Friedman.

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Among people born in 1930, Claude Bolling ranks 185Before her are Arnaldo Ochoa, Václav Vorlíček, Károly Grósz, Anerood Jugnauth, Teresa Żylis-Gara, and Jordi Pujol. After her are Frunzik Mkrtchyan, Néstor Almendros, Liliana Segre, Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo, John Barth, and Pyotr Bolotnikov. Among people deceased in 2020, Claude Bolling ranks 172Before her are Adolfo Nicolás, Winston Groom, Joaquín Peiró, Wilford Brimley, Jackie Stallone, and Irrfan Khan. After her are Hans Tilkowski, Gigi Proietti, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Orson Bean, Pierre Buyoya, and Ken Shimura.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude Bolling ranks 2,654 out of 6,011Before her are Édith Scob (1937), Fernando Ocáriz Braña (1944), Alberic of Cîteaux (1001), Jean Guitton (1901), Guillaume Le Gentil (1725), and François de Bourbon, Prince of Conti (1558). After her are Gabriel Voisin (1880), Yvon Douis (1935), Aristide Bruant (1851), Emmeram of Regensburg (600), Jean-Joseph de Mondonville (1711), and Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Claude Bolling ranks 28Before her are Ginette Neveu (1919), Jacques Loussier (1934), Michel Petrucciani (1962), Claude-Michel Schönberg (1944), Paul Tortelier (1914), and Walter Gieseking (1895). After her are Pierre Rode (1774), Robert Casadesus (1899), Bob Sinclar (1969), Christian Ferras (1933), Jean-Luc Ponty (1942), and Nicolas de Grigny (1672).