Compay Segundo

1907 - 2003

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Máximo Francisco Repilado Muñoz Telles (18 November 1907 – 13 July 2003), known professionally as "Compay Segundo", was a Cuban trova guitarist, singer and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Compay Segundo has received more than 289,465 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Compay Segundo is the 123rd most popular musician (down from 119th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Cuba (down from 10th in 2019) and the most popular Cuban Musician.

Company Segundo is most famous for their high-quality, handmade leather goods. They offer handbags, wallets, belts, and other accessories.

Memorability Metrics

  • 290k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 72.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Compay Segundo ranks 123 out of 2,675Before him are Neil Young, James Last, Till Lindemann, Fritz Kreisler, Tony Iommi, and Don Shirley. After him are Pete Best, Arnaut Daniel, Ray Manzarek, Chris Slade, Malcolm Young, and Jascha Heifetz.

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Among people born in 1907, Compay Segundo ranks 33Before him are Dora Maar, Hans Selye, Bhagat Singh, Maurice Blanchot, Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, and Daphne du Maurier. After him are Hideki Yukawa, Otto Ohlendorf, Solomon Asch, Burgess Meredith, Konstantinos Karamanlis, and Lucien Laurent. Among people deceased in 2003, Compay Segundo ranks 24Before him are Soong Mei-ling, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Otto Günsche, Gianni Agnelli, Leopoldo Galtieri, and Maurice Blanchot. After him are Luciano Berio, June Carter Cash, Celia Cruz, Zoran Đinđić, Franco Modigliani, and Richard Crenna.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Compay Segundo ranks 11 out of 202Before him are José Raúl Capablanca (1888), Camilo Cienfuegos (1932), Paul Lafargue (1842), José Martí (1853), Alberto Korda (1928), and Andy García (1956). After him are Gloria Estefan (1957), Celia Cruz (1925), Ibrahim Ferrer (1927), Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado (1919), Emilio Mola (1887), and Miguel Díaz-Canel (1960).

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Among musicians born in Cuba, Compay Segundo ranks 1After him are Bebo Valdés (1918), Rubén González (1919), Carlos Puebla (1917), Chucho Valdés (1941), Jorge Bolet (1914), Arturo Sandoval (1949), Dave Lombardo (1965), Rudy Sarzo (1950), Paquito D'Rivera (1948), Rico Rodriguez (1934), and Armando Peraza (1924).