Hubert Sumlin

1931 - 2011

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Hubert Charles Sumlin (November 16, 1931 – December 4, 2011) was a Chicago blues guitarist and singer, best known for his "wrenched, shattering bursts of notes, sudden cliff-hanger silences and daring rhythmic suspensions" as a member of Howlin' Wolf's band. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hubert Sumlin has received more than 224,077 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Hubert Sumlin is the 1,223rd most popular musician (down from 1,048th in 2019), the 6,027th most popular biography from United States and the 482nd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Hubert Sumlin ranks 1,223 out of 2,675Before him are Johnny Griffin, Sabine Meyer, Harry Winter, Ronnie Radke, Jay Kay, and Chuck Mangione. After him are Edgar Winter, Rolf Løvland, Christian Zacharias, Pat Torpey, Steve Swallow, and Anahit Tsitsikian.

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Among people born in 1931, Hubert Sumlin ranks 322Before him are Malcolm Browne, Diana Dors, Anatoli Ilyin, Osvaldo Héctor Cruz, Viktor Tsaryov, and Ferenc Szojka. After him are Norman Mineta, Peter Armbruster, Nick Adams, Tullio Regge, Gavin MacLeod, and Nat Adderley. Among people deceased in 2011, Hubert Sumlin ranks 260Before him are Moacyr Scliar, Francesco Quinn, Klaus-Dieter Sieloff, Ferenc Szojka, Juan Tuñas, and Adrián Escudero. After him are Andrej Bajuk, Frances Bay, Henry Cooper, Walter Giller, Gil Scott-Heron, and Agustín García-Gasco Vicente.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hubert Sumlin ranks 6,027 out of 15,968Before him are Ben Hogan (1912), Candace Bushnell (1958), Vanessa Marcil (1968), Herschell Gordon Lewis (1926), Chuck Mangione (1940), and Ernie Davis (1939). After him are John Munro Longyear (1850), William P. Gottlieb (1917), Robert Parrish (1916), Edgar Winter (1946), Gordon Tullock (1922), and Isabella Karle (1921).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Hubert Sumlin ranks 482Before him are Dizzy Reed (1963), Skip James (1902), Dion DiMucci (1939), Johnny Griffin (1928), Ronnie Radke (1983), and Chuck Mangione (1940). After him are Edgar Winter (1946), Pat Torpey (1953), Steve Swallow (1940), Brad Whitford (1952), Mary Lou Williams (1910), and Brian Setzer (1959).