John Lewis

1920 - 2001

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John Aaron Lewis (May 3, 1920 – March 29, 2001) was an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger, best known as the founder and musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Lewis has received more than 2,437,361 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). John Lewis is the 877th most popular musician (down from 544th in 2019), the 4,361st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,829th in 2019) and the 301st most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, John Lewis ranks 877 out of 2,662Before him are Tommy Flanagan, Charley Patton, Mike Porcaro, Simon Phillips, Max Cavalera, and Éric Serra. After him are Alice Coltrane, Aníbal Troilo, Veronika Dudarova, Country Joe McDonald, Desmond Child, and Luiz Bonfá.

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Among people born in 1920, John Lewis ranks 199Before him are Yusef Lateef, Eddie Slovik, Hannie Schaft, Yves Robert, Karel Píč, and Roberto M. Levingston. After him are Ignacio Eizaguirre, Georges Marchal, Jorge Pacheco Areco, Barend Biesheuvel, Juan José Torres, and Josefa Iloilo. Among people deceased in 2001, John Lewis ranks 132Before him are Vasily Mishin, Berry Berenson, R. K. Narayan, Liisi Oterma, Juan Carlos Lorenzo, and Tommy Flanagan. After him are Burt Kennedy, Charles Helou, Hilde Holger, Jelle Zijlstra, Stelios Kazantzidis, and Luiz Bonfá.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Lewis ranks 4,361 out of 18,182Before him are A. Merritt (1884), Sewall Wright (1889), Lew Ayres (1908), Queen Latifah (1970), Sally Kirkland (1941), and Art LaFleur (1943). After him are John Ashbery (1927), Greg LeMond (1961), Burt Kennedy (1922), Charles Fox Parham (1873), Alice Coltrane (1937), and Wil Wheaton (1972).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, John Lewis ranks 301Before him are Ted Nugent (1948), Daron Malakian (1975), George Duke (1946), Tommy Flanagan (1930), Charley Patton (1891), and Mike Porcaro (1955). After him are Alice Coltrane (1937), Country Joe McDonald (1942), Desmond Child (1953), Paul Chambers (1935), Todd Rundgren (1948), and Corey Taylor (1973).