Fats Domino

1928 - 2017

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Antoine Dominique Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017), known as Fats Domino, was an American pianist and singer-songwriter. One of the pioneers of rock and roll music, Domino sold more than 65 million records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fats Domino has received more than 3,671,539 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Fats Domino is the 219th most popular musician (up from 239th in 2019), the 1,266th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,284th in 2019) and the 61st most popular American Musician.

Fats Domino is most famous for his rock and roll hits from the 1950s and 1960s.

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  • 3.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Fats Domino ranks 219 out of 2,675Before him are Maria Theresia von Paradis, Romano Mussolini, Lucio Dalla, Mauro Giuliani, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, and Eddie Cochran. After him are Klaus Nomi, Ike Turner, Art Blakey, Peter Tosh, Louis Vierne, and Carl Michael Bellman.

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Among people born in 1928, Fats Domino ranks 76Before him are James Randi, Tony Richardson, Robert Sheckley, James Garner, Lina Wertmüller, and Vera Rubin. After him are Zhu Rongji, Hans Modrow, Giampiero Boniperti, Gene Sharp, Elias James Corey, and Alan J. Pakula. Among people deceased in 2017, Fats Domino ranks 66Before him are Hans Rosling, Elsa Martinelli, Giovanni Sartori, Peter Mansfield, Pierre Bergé, and Kim Jong-nam. After him are Sam Shepard, Michael Nyqvist, Nicolai Gedda, Piet Keizer, Hiroto Muraoka, and Georges Prêtre.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fats Domino ranks 1,266 out of 15,968Before him are Rosemary Kennedy (1918), Evander Holyfield (1962), Diana Gabaldon (1952), Noah Gordon (1926), Vera Rubin (1928), and Laura Bush (1946). After him are Courtney Love (1964), Jack Swigert (1931), Ray Kurzweil (1948), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Ron Howard (1954), and Robert Moog (1934).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Fats Domino ranks 61Before him are Alicia Keys (1981), J. J. Cale (1938), Joe Jackson (1928), Joe Satriani (1956), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), and Eddie Cochran (1938). After him are Ike Turner (1931), Art Blakey (1919), Count Basie (1904), Duff McKagan (1964), Paul Stanley (1952), and Marilyn Manson (1969).