Herb Ellis

1921 - 2010

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Mitchell Herbert Ellis (August 4, 1921 – March 28, 2010), known professionally as Herb Ellis, was an American jazz guitarist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herb Ellis has received more than 198,133 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Herb Ellis is the 1,162nd most popular musician (down from 1,065th in 2019), the 5,750th most popular biography from United States and the 455th most popular American Musician.

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  • 18

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  • 3.61

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  • 2.71

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Among musicians, Herb Ellis ranks 1,162 out of 2,675Before him are Blind Willie McTell, Michael Sembello, John McVie, Tony Williams, Mick Jones, and D. J. Fontana. After him are Jukka Nevalainen, Jimmie Nicol, Sonny Clark, Arthur De Greef, Bart Berman, and Efrem Zimbalist.

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Among people born in 1921, Herb Ellis ranks 261Before him are Betty Hutton, Lis Hartel, Adolf Wiklund, Harold Agnew, Jeanne Demessieux, and Steve Allen. After him are Ferenc Karinthy, Francis Blanche, Ottavio Missoni, Diana Barrymore, Egon Jönsson, and Michel Boisrond. Among people deceased in 2010, Herb Ellis ranks 236Before him are Shirley Verrett, Anneliese Rothenberger, Azzeddine Laraki, Roy Ward Baker, Tomás Eloy Martínez, and Charles Mackerras. After him are Farooq Leghari, Trevor Taylor, Ingrid Pitt, Olga Guillot, Brita Borg, and Hans van Mierlo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Herb Ellis ranks 5,750 out of 15,968Before him are Anna Sui (1952), Denis Leary (1957), Lawrence M. Krauss (1954), Charles Mackerras (1925), Jessica Capshaw (1976), and William Gibson (1914). After him are Jacob Epstein (1880), Franchot Tone (1905), Leslie Mann (1972), Tara Reid (1975), Ed Wynn (1886), and Al St. John (1892).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Herb Ellis ranks 455Before him are Donald Fagen (1948), Gram Parsons (1946), Blind Willie McTell (1898), Michael Sembello (1954), Tony Williams (1945), and D. J. Fontana (1931). After him are Sonny Clark (1931), Charlie Byrd (1925), George Jones (1931), Renée Fleming (1959), J. B. Lenoir (1929), and Steve Aoki (1977).