Don Cherry

1936 - 1995

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Donald Eugene Cherry (November 18, 1936 – October 19, 1995) was an American jazz trumpeter. Cherry had a long association with free jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman, which began in the late 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Cherry has received more than 2,503,193 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Don Cherry is the 145th most popular musician (down from 132nd in 2019), the 840th most popular biography from United States (down from 761st in 2019) and the 42nd most popular American Musician.

Don Cherry is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player, coach, and television personality. He is known for his outspoken manner, his opinions on ice hockey, and his signature suits.

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  • 2.5M

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  • 71.66

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Don Cherry ranks 145 out of 2,675Before him are David Guetta, Dave Brubeck, Dizzy Gillespie, Mariss Jansons, Herbie Hancock, and Quincy Jones. After him are Joe Hisaishi, Bono, Ludovico Einaudi, Jacqueline du Pré, Claudio Arrau, and Cyndi Lauper.

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Among people born in 1936, Don Cherry ranks 42Before him are Roy Orbison, Margaret Hamilton, Virna Lisi, Tariq Aziz, Benedict Anderson, and Steve Reich. After him are Choummaly Sayasone, Kris Kristofferson, Yasuo Fukuda, B. J. Habibie, Ferid Murad, and Émile Lahoud. Among people deceased in 1995, Don Cherry ranks 30Before him are Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Siad Barre, Milovan Đilas, Fred Perry, Murray Rothbard, and Lola Flores. After him are Lana Turner, Hugo Pratt, Souphanouvong, William Alfred Fowler, John Vincent Atanasoff, and Pierre Schaeffer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Don Cherry ranks 840 out of 15,968Before him are Herbie Hancock (1940), Melanie Griffith (1957), Quincy Jones (1933), Norman Rockwell (1894), Jane Addams (1860), and Luke Perry (1966). After him are Robert Downey Jr. (1965), Groucho Marx (1890), Edward Norton (1969), Theodore Schultz (1902), Barbara Bush (1925), and Leon M. Lederman (1922).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Don Cherry ranks 42Before him are Jerry Lee Lewis (1935), Ice-T (1958), Dave Brubeck (1920), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), Herbie Hancock (1940), and Quincy Jones (1933). After him are Cyndi Lauper (1953), Keith Jarrett (1945), James Hetfield (1963), Chick Corea (1941), Willie Nelson (1933), and Stan Getz (1927).