Guy Lombardo

1902 - 1977

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Gaetano Alberto "Guy" Lombardo (June 19, 1902 – November 5, 1977) was a Canadian and American bandleader, violinist, and hydroplane racer whose unique "sweet jazz" style remained popular with audiences for nearly five decades. Lombardo formed the Royal Canadians in 1924 with his brothers Carmen, Lebert and Victor, and other musicians from his hometown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guy Lombardo has received more than 740,443 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Guy Lombardo is the 2,044th most popular musician, the 610th most popular biography from Canada (up from 615th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Canadian Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 740k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Guy Lombardos by language

Over the past year Guy Lombardo has had the most page views in the with 93,269 views, followed by Esperanto (2,935), and Italian (2,137). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (1,331.71%), Southern Azerbaijani (62.39%), and Egyptian Arabic (53.49%)


Among musicians, Guy Lombardo ranks 2,044 out of 3,175Before him are Paul Winter, Necrobutcher, Tabea Zimmermann, Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, Roy Bittan, and Andrew Hill. After him are Nick Lowe, Leif Ove Andsnes, Anders Fridén, T Bone Burnett, Geri Allen, and Kavinsky.

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Among people born in 1902, Guy Lombardo ranks 308Before him are José Humberto Quintero Parra, Diógenes Domínguez, Alphonse Matejka, Ross Taylor, Emil Jónsson, and Pietro Genovesi. After him are Tomasz Stankiewicz, José María Lavalle, Rab Butler, Sida Košutić, George Murphy, and Pua Kealoha. Among people deceased in 1977, Guy Lombardo ranks 255Before him are Arvo Haavisto, Artur Adson, Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Hugo Lahtinen, Ricardo Cortez, and Bob Skelton. After him are Ernő Nagy, Johannes Terwogt, Ivan Artobolevsky, Sleepy John Estes, Alan Reed, and Ruth Moufang.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Guy Lombardo ranks 610 out of 1,622Before him are Reginald Aldworth Daly (1871), Mark Messier (1961), Alexander Hurd (1910), Suzanne Clément (1969), Bernie Geoffrion (1931), and Haji (1946). After him are George Woodcock (1912), Eva Dawes (1912), Sam Langford (1886), Currie Graham (1967), Archibald MacKinnon (1937), and Suzanne Morrow Francis (1930).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, Guy Lombardo ranks 29Before him are Marc-André Hamelin (1961), Calixa Lavallée (1842), Hank Snow (1914), Kenny Wheeler (1930), Jeff Healey (1966), and Angela Hewitt (1958). After him are Sarah McLachlan (1968), Devin Townsend (1972), Shawn Drover (1966), John Rutsey (1952), Bruce Fairbairn (1949), and Michael Brook (1952).