Erroll Garner

1923 - 1977

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Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, 1921 – January 2, 1977) was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. His best-known composition, the instrumental ballad "Misty," has become a jazz standard. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erroll Garner has received more than 596,598 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Erroll Garner is the 468th most popular musician (up from 632nd in 2019), the 2,490th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,052nd in 2019) and the 147th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Erroll Garner ranks 468 out of 2,675Before him are Ira Gershwin, Adam Levine, Gregor Piatigorsky, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Yann Tiersen, and Paul Badura-Skoda. After him are John Frusciante, Duane Allman, Gil Evans, Clifford Brown, Antonio Bazzini, and Krystian Zimerman.

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Among people born in 1923, Erroll Garner ranks 118Before him are Vladimir Gelfand, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Onofre Marimón, Peter Lawford, Edward Mulhare, and Alexandre Astruc. After him are Richard Pipes, Joseph Heller, Cheikh Anta Diop, Agatha Barbara, Álvaro Mutis, and Estelle Getty. Among people deceased in 1977, Erroll Garner ranks 72Before him are Alia Al-Hussein, Tom Pryce, Jacques Tourneur, Princess Margaretha of Sweden, Carlos Pace, and Félix Gouin. After him are Arsenio Erico, James M. Cain, Hamida Djandoubi, Samael Aun Weor, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, and Oskar Klein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Erroll Garner ranks 2,490 out of 15,968Before him are Al Lettieri (1928), Debra Winger (1955), Andrew Cunanan (1969), Laurie Holden (1969), Percy Sledge (1941), and Angelo Dundee (1921). After him are Rob Reiner (1947), Edsel Ford (1893), Paul Michael Glaser (1943), Christine Chubbuck (1944), Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (1981), and John McTiernan (1951).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Erroll Garner ranks 147Before him are Bruno Mars (1985), Ben Webster (1909), Bill Viola (1951), Ira Gershwin (1896), Adam Levine (1979), and Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1929). After him are John Frusciante (1970), Duane Allman (1946), Clifford Brown (1930), Dennis Wilson (1944), Captain Beefheart (1941), and Wendy Carlos (1939).