Gene Autry

1907 - 1998

Gene Autry

Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998), nicknamed The Singing Cowboy, was an American singer, songwriter, actor, musician and rodeo performer who gained fame largely by singing in a crooning style on radio, in films, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s. Autry was the owner of a television station, several radio stations in Southern California, and the Los Angeles/California/Anaheim Angels Major League Baseball team from 1961 to 1997. From 1934 to 1953, Autry appeared in 93 films, and between 1950 and 1956 hosted The Gene Autry Show television series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Autry has received more than 1,647,991 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 752nd most popular musician.

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  • 49.57

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Gene Autry ranks 755 out of 2,258Before him are Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Cecil Taylor, Tommy Aldridge, Carl Palmer, Johnny Thunders, and Nikolai Zverev. After him are Julius Klengel, George Duke, Albert Ayler, Jordan Rudess, Paul Chambers, and Big Joe Turner.

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Among people born in 1907, Gene Autry ranks 143Before him are Rosalind Russell, Ragnar Nurkse, Günter Eich, Đuro Kurepa, Lev Oborin, and Giuseppe Occhialini. After him are Paul Magloire, Géza von Radványi, L. Sprague de Camp, Ahmet Adnan Saygun, Luigi Beccali, and Raymond Braine. Among people deceased in 1998, Gene Autry ranks 121Before him are Michèle Arnaud, Birger Ruud, Sani Abacha, Haroun Tazieff, Hide, and Samuel Eilenberg. After him are J. T. Walsh, Julio César Britos, Jorge Pacheco Areco, E. G. Marshall, Vladimir Demikhov, and Lilí Álvarez.

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Among people born in United States, Gene Autry ranks 3,651 out of 12,171Before him are Nancy Marchand (1928), David Geffen (1943), June Allyson (1917), Robert David Hall (1947), George Crumb (1929), and Juliette Lewis (1973). After him are Marc Lawrence (1910), Hal Clement (1922), Pat Buchanan (1938), J. T. Walsh (1943), Bea Arthur (1922), and James Rebhorn (1948).