John Kander

1927 - Today

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John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927) is an American composer, known largely for his work in the musical theater. As part of the songwriting team Kander and Ebb (with lyricist Fred Ebb), Kander wrote the scores for 15 musicals, including Cabaret (1966) and Chicago (1975), both of which were later adapted into acclaimed films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Kander has received more than 733,943 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. John Kander is the 1,289th most popular composer (down from 1,216th in 2019), the 8,864th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,046th in 2019) and the 96th most popular American Composer.

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  • 730k

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  • 45.08

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John Kanders by language

Over the past year John Kander has had the most page views in the with 107,192 views, followed by German (5,296), and Spanish (4,102). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Southern Azerbaijani (82.38%), Hebrew (38.62%), and Simple English (30.00%)


Among composers, John Kander ranks 1,289 out of 1,451Before him are Pascal Dusapin, Florence Price, Monty Norman, Harald Kloser, William Sterndale Bennett, and Rauf Hajiyev. After him are Näcip Cihanov, Walter Susskind, Vladimír Franz, Georg Friedrich Haas, Sigmund Romberg, and Thomas Tomkins.

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Among people born in 1927, John Kander ranks 385Before him are James Broderick, Jim Elliot, Pat Carroll, Harvey Korman, Vladimir Motyl, and Jacques Bergerac. After him are Tamara Nosova, Edward Abbey, Richard Long, Renato Perona, Olle Håkansson, and Juan José Pizzuti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Kander ranks 8,864 out of 20,380Before him are Frankie Muniz (1985), Cedric the Entertainer (1964), Gardner Dozois (1947), Jeremy Strong (1978), Loleatta Holloway (1946), and Barbara Bates (1925). After him are John Powell (1947), Laura Secord (1775), Garrett Hedlund (1984), Rick Carlisle (1959), Mark Coleman (1964), and Herbert E. Ives (1882).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, John Kander ranks 96Before him are David Raksin (1912), Virgil Thomson (1896), Paul Williams (1940), Vincent Youmans (1898), Morten Lauridsen (1943), and Florence Price (1887). After him are Spike Jones (1911), Howard Hanson (1896), Steve Jablonsky (1970), H. C. Robbins Landon (1926), James Scott (1885), and Harry Warren (1893).