Eubie Blake

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James Hubert "Eubie" Blake (February 7, 1887 – February 12, 1983) was an American pianist, lyricist, and composer of ragtime, jazz, and popular music. In 1921, he and his long-time collaborator Noble Sissle wrote Shuffle Along, one of the first Broadway musicals to be written and directed by African Americans. Blake's compositions included such hits as "Bandana Days", "Charleston Rag", "Love Will Find a Way", "Memories of You" and "I'm Just Wild About Harry". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eubie Blake has received more than 372,269 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Eubie Blake is the 1,146th most popular composer, the 8,855th most popular biography from United States and the 101st most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Eubie Blake ranks 1,146 out of 1,228Before him are Lou Harrison, George Whitefield Chadwick, Samuel Arnold, Sigmund Romberg, Jerry Herman, and Lennox Berkeley. After him are Harald Kloser, Peter Warlock, Walter Susskind, Näcip Cihanov, Shivkumar Sharma, and Horatio Parker.

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Among people born in 2, Eubie Blake ranks 2Before him is Prince Vincent of Denmark. After him is Princess Josephine of Denmark. Among people deceased in 1983, Eubie Blake ranks 198Before him are George Bruns, Sabin Carr, Merle Travis, Margaret Oakley Dayhoff, André Chamson, and Derek J. de Solla Price. After him are Billy Fury, Walter Slezak, Pedro Quartucci, Kai Winding, Frank Forde, and William Demarest.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eubie Blake ranks 8,855 out of 15,968Before him are Tamara Tunie (1959), Melvin Laird (1922), Lucinda Williams (1953), Bernie Casey (1939), Lee Trevino (1939), and William J. Hardee (1815). After him are C. J. Ramone (1965), Roy Acuff (1903), Nia Peeples (1961), Amanda Schull (1978), Brian Van Holt (1969), and Michael K. Williams (1966).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Eubie Blake ranks 101Before him are Brian Tyler (1972), Roy Harris (1898), Raymond Scott (1908), Lou Harrison (1917), George Whitefield Chadwick (1854), and Jerry Herman (1931). After him are Horatio Parker (1863), Carl Ruggles (1876), David Del Tredici (1937), William Bolcom (1938), Vincent Youmans (1898), and Steve Jablonsky (1970).