Hoagy Carmichael

1899 - 1981

Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American singer, songwriter, and actor. American composer and author Alec Wilder described Carmichael as the "most talented, inventive, sophisticated and jazz-oriented of all the great craftsmen" of pop songs in the first half of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hoagy Carmichael has received more than 1,465,243 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 882nd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Hoagy Carmichael ranks 886 out of 3,001Before him are Leontyne Price, Melanie C, Anna Maria Jopek, Alexander Bard, Indila, and Usher. After him are Anita Hegerland, Sami Yusuf, Ilanit, Roy Eldridge, Minnie Riperton, and Inger Jacobsen.

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Among people born in 1899, Hoagy Carmichael ranks 158Before him are Weegee, Hart Crane, Filipp Oktyabrsky, Juan Trippe, Wen Yiduo, and Ralf Törngren. After him are Juan Arremón, Armas Toivonen, Frances Yates, Harald Tammer, Gale Sondergaard, and Hans Jacob Nielsen. Among people deceased in 1981, Hoagy Carmichael ranks 124Before him are Terry Fox, Philippe Étancelin, Benjamin Sheares, Juan Trippe, Ludwig Goldbrunner, and Bruce Fraser, 1st Baron Fraser of North Cape. After him are Tadeusz Baird, Mike Bloomfield, Harry Warren, Frances Yates, Anita Loos, and Rino Gaetano.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hoagy Carmichael ranks 4,723 out of 12,171Before him are Mel Ramos (1935), T. R. Knight (1973), Jean Bartik (1924), Jacob Epstein (1880), Helen Thomas (1920), and Peter Jacobson (1965). After him are Henry Paulson (1946), Timbaland (1972), Theresa Russell (1957), Paul Gray (1972), Martin Ferrero (1947), and Lindsey Vonn (1984).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Hoagy Carmichael ranks 251Before him are Conway Twitty (1933), Xzibit (1974), Melanie (1947), Frank Sinatra Jr. (1944), Leontyne Price (1927), and Usher (1978). After him are Roy Eldridge (1911), Minnie Riperton (1947), Adrian Belew (1949), Mark Tornillo (1954), Dee Dee Bridgewater (1950), and Bobby Bland (1930).