James Scott

1885 - 1938

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James Sylvester Scott (February 12, 1885 – August 30, 1938) was an American ragtime composer and pianist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Scott has received more than 54,786 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). James Scott is the 1,307th most popular composer (down from 1,205th in 2019), the 9,248th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,822nd in 2019) and the 101st most popular American Composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 55k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of James Scotts by language

Over the past year James Scott has had the most page views in the with 4,026 views, followed by Chinese (1,870), and Spanish (1,736). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (83.64%), Finnish (80.78%), and Hebrew (71.99%)


Among composers, James Scott ranks 1,307 out of 1,451Before him are George Fenton, Steve Jablonsky, H. C. Robbins Landon, Zagir Ismagilov, David Arnold, and Isaac Schwartz. After him are Harry Warren, Jocelyn Pook, Peter Warlock, Javier Navarrete, Brian Tyler, and John Wilbye.

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Among people born in 1885, James Scott ranks 243Before him are Cezaria Jędrzejewiczowa, Julio Lozano Díaz, Adela Pankhurst, Frederick Holman, Mário de Noronha, and Ben Chifley. After him are Herbert Stothart, Erik Algot Fredriksson, Enrico Mizzi, C. J. Hambro, Charles Rosher, and Niels Petersen. Among people deceased in 1938, James Scott ranks 208Before him are Warner Oland, Nikolai Vladimirovich Nekrasov, Andreas Michalakopoulos, Mikuláš Galanda, Walter Migula, and Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire. After him are Jacob Opdahl, Jean-Guy Gautier, Alma Gluck, Tom Crean, William Glackens, and Oscar Apfel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Scott ranks 9,248 out of 20,380Before him are Roy Acuff (1903), Scott Caan (1976), John C. Pemberton (1814), Nikki Reed (1988), Joan D. Vinge (1948), and Dan Haggerty (1942). After him are Dave Schultz (1959), Cole Hauser (1975), Chelsea Field (1957), Daniel Kelly (1883), Charles Brown (1922), and Fred M. Vinson (1890).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, James Scott ranks 101Before him are Florence Price (1887), John Kander (1927), Spike Jones (1911), Howard Hanson (1896), Steve Jablonsky (1970), and H. C. Robbins Landon (1926). After him are Harry Warren (1893), Brian Tyler (1972), Ned Rorem (1923), Joel Goldsmith (1957), Horatio Parker (1863), and Vincent Persichetti (1915).