Herbie Mann

1930 - 2003

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Herbert Jay Solomon (April 16, 1930 – July 1, 2003), known professionally by his stage name Herbie Mann, was an American jazz flute player and important early practitioner of world music. Early in his career, he also played tenor saxophone and clarinet (including bass clarinet), but Mann was among the first jazz musicians to specialize on the flute. His most popular single was "Hijack", which was a Billboard No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbie Mann has received more than 416,983 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Herbie Mann is the 1,198th most popular musician (down from 1,113th in 2019), the 5,999th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,526th in 2019) and the 450th most popular Musician.

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  • 2.90

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Among musicians, Herbie Mann ranks 1,198 out of 2,662Before him are Sonny Clark, Takanori Nishikawa, Steve Miller, Jim Keltner, John Legend, and Nani Bregvadze. After him are Thad Jones, Boris Grebenshchikov, Christian Zacharias, Bert Jansch, Thomas Quasthoff, and Jimmie Nicol.

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Among people born in 1930, Herbie Mann ranks 335Before him are Horst Bienek, Christian Schwarz-Schilling, Marni Nixon, Arsenio Iglesias, Jan P. Syse, and Sándor Rozsnyói. After him are Taina Elg, Cristóbal Halffter, Jean Tabary, Abbey Lincoln, Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García, and Grace Lee Whitney. Among people deceased in 2003, Herbie Mann ranks 201Before him are Walter J. Ong, Rick Husband, Félix Loustau, Herma Bauma, Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, and Daishiro Yoshimura. After him are Lana Clarkson, Rachel de Queiroz, Fidel Sánchez Hernández, Stellan Nilsson, Kriangsak Chamanan, and Flóra Kádár.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Herbie Mann ranks 5,999 out of 18,182Before him are Jack Gilford (1908), Tina Fey (1970), Big E (1986), R. J. Palacio (1963), Rudy Van Gelder (1924), and Ashley Tisdale (1985). After him are Lana Clarkson (1962), Thad Jones (1923), Elisabeth Moss (1982), Frederick Townsend Ward (1831), Alvin M. Weinberg (1915), and Joan Feynman (1927).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Herbie Mann ranks 450Before him are Herb Ellis (1921), Al Kooper (1944), Sonny Clark (1931), Steve Miller (1943), Jim Keltner (1942), and John Legend (1978). After him are Thad Jones (1923), Dave Alexander (1947), Vinnie Paul (1964), George Winston (1949), Blind Willie Johnson (1897), and Eric Martin (1960).