Cui Jian

1961 - Today

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Cui Jian (Chinese: 崔健; pinyin: Cuī Jiàn, [tsʰwéɪ tɕjɛ̂n]; born 2 August 1961) is a Beijing-based Chinese singer-songwriter, trumpeter and guitarist. Affectionately called "Old Cui" (Chinese: 老崔; pinyin: lǎo Cuī), he pioneered Chinese rock music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cui Jian has received more than 214,466 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Cui Jian is the 1,699th most popular musician, the 792nd most popular biography from China and the 3rd most popular Chinese Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 210k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Cui Jian ranks 1,699 out of 2,675Before him are Richie Hawtin, Andy Mackay, Gary Holt, Baaba Maal, Chris Botti, and Laurent Garnier. After him are Jeremy Spencer, Nelson Riddle, Sam Jones, Seu Jorge, Victor Wooten, and Holly Johnson.

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Among people born in 1961, Cui Jian ranks 318Before him are Mikhail Shishkin, Ann Linde, Gyrðir Elíasson, Javier Hernández, Bill Hicks, and Niels Arden Oplev. After him are Leonard Orban, Justin Fashanu, Brian Helgeland, Lisa Zane, Luigi De Agostini, and Iñigo Urkullu.

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In China

Among people born in China, Cui Jian ranks 792 out of 1,186Before him are Wu'erkaixi (1968), Liu Yang (1978), Pauline Chan Bo-Lin (1973), Ge You (1957), Su Tong (1963), and Wang Dan (1969). After him are Liu Chao-shiuan (1943), Liu Xiang (1983), Ling Jihua (1956), Liu Gang (1961), Liu Xia (1961), and Ha Jin (1956).

Among MUSICIANS In China

Among musicians born in China, Cui Jian ranks 3Before him are Lang Lang (1982) and Toshiko Akiyoshi (1929). After him are Yuja Wang (1987), Li Yundi (1982), and Liu Fang (1974).