Joe Zawinul

1932 - 2007

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Josef Erich Zawinul ( ZOV-in-əl; 7 July 1932 – 11 September 2007) was an Austrian jazz and jazz fusion keyboardist and composer. First coming to prominence with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, Zawinul went on to play with Miles Davis and to become one of the creators of jazz fusion, a musical genre that combined jazz with rock. He co-founded the groups Weather Report and The Zawinul Syndicate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Zawinul has received more than 714,413 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Joe Zawinul is the 249th most popular musician (up from 263rd in 2019), the 307th most popular biography from Austria (down from 304th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Joe Zawinul ranks 249 out of 2,662Before him are Valery Gergiev, Eddie Van Halen, Heinrich Neuhaus, Gianna Nannini, Franz Berwald, and Henryk Szeryng. After him are Slash, Lars Ulrich, Paul Wittgenstein, Wanda Landowska, Ian Curtis, and Sonny Rollins.

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Among people born in 1932, Joe Zawinul ranks 80Before him are Fernando Arrabal, Emmanuelle Arsan, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Shintaro Ishihara, Michael Smith, and Oscar de la Renta. After him are Dieter Rams, Quino, Hiroaki Sato, Antonio Tejero, Stuart Hall, and Gunter Sachs. Among people deceased in 2007, Joe Zawinul ranks 44Before him are Paul Watzlawick, Jane Wyman, Robert Jordan, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Jean-Claude Brialy, and Gaston Thorn. After him are Oscar Peterson, Bob Denard, Ettore Sottsass, Abbé Pierre, Colin McRae, and Ian Smith.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Joe Zawinul ranks 307 out of 1,237Before him are Joseph Lanner (1801), Archduchess Marie Caroline of Austria (1801), Clemens Krauss (1893), Hans Makart (1840), Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1737), and Clemence of Austria (1262). After him are Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy (1714), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Brassaï (1899), Raoul Hausmann (1886), Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria (1872), and Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria (1628).

Among MUSICIANS In Austria

Among musicians born in Austria, Joe Zawinul ranks 9Before him are Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871), Karl Thomas Mozart (1784), Fritz Kreisler (1875), Joseph Joachim (1831), Anton Diabelli (1781), and Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759). After him are Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Friedrich Gulda (1930), Willi Boskovsky (1909), Paul Badura-Skoda (1927), Henri Herz (1803), and Anton Karas (1906).