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 347,173 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Compay Segundo is the 134th most popular musician (down from 123rd in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Cuba and the most popular Musician.

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

Memorability Metrics

  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Compay Segundo ranks 134 out of 2,662Before him are Till Lindemann, Roger Glover, Quincy Jones, Mariss Jansons, Ray Manzarek, and James Last. After him are Cliff Richard, Ice-T, David Guetta, Itzhak Perlman, Lionel Richie, and Dizzy Gillespie.

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Among people born in 1907, Compay Segundo ranks 39Before him are Dora Maar, Solomon Asch, Burgess Meredith, Otto Ohlendorf, Konstantinos Karamanlis, and Giovanna of Italy. After him are Erich Mielke, Daniel Bovet, Barbara Stanwyck, Pujie, Lucien Laurent, and Varlam Shalamov. Among people deceased in 2003, Compay Segundo ranks 24Before him are Otto Günsche, Gianni Agnelli, Leopoldo Galtieri, Maurice Blanchot, Elia Kazan, and Richard Crenna. After him are Franco Modigliani, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Luciano Berio, Nǃxau ǂToma, Zoran Đinđić, and David Dacko.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Compay Segundo ranks 11 out of 248Before him are Italo Calvino (1923), Camilo Cienfuegos (1932), José Martí (1853), Paul Lafargue (1842), Andy García (1956), and Alberto Korda (1928). After him are Gloria Estefan (1957), Ibrahim Ferrer (1927), Juan Almeida Bosque (1927), Celia Cruz (1925), Emilio Mola (1887), and Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado (1919).

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