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 2,066,102 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). John Lewis is the 544th most popular musician (up from 589th in 2019), the 2,830th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,914th in 2019) and the 172nd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, John Lewis ranks 544 out of 2,675Before him are Âşık Veysel, DJ BoBo, Ewa Demarczyk, Phil Lynott, Sia, and David Foster. After him are Steve Howe, Alan Menken, Marty Friedman, Tom Petty, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and The Big Bopper.

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Among people born in 1920, John Lewis ranks 137Before him are Viveca Lindfors, Hans Blumenberg, Mohammed Dib, Jack Lord, Marie Tharp, and Amet-khan Sultan. After him are Paik Sun-yup, Ross Martin, Celia Sánchez, Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa, Dick Francis, and Lê Đức Anh. Among people deceased in 2001, John Lewis ranks 81Before him are Francisco Varela, Alexey Maresyev, Jean-Pierre Aumont, David Lewis, Birendra of Nepal, and Princess Maria Francesca of Savoy. After him are Ken Tyrrell, Renato Carosone, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Richard Wurmbrand, Mortimer J. Adler, and Jason Miller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Lewis ranks 2,830 out of 15,968Before him are Leon Uris (1924), Philip Kaufman (1936), John Landis (1950), Francis Preserved Leavenworth (1858), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), and Joe Dante (1946). After him are Doyle Brunson (1933), Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), John Milnor (1931), Marian Anderson (1897), Octavia Spencer (1972), and Larry Niven (1938).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, John Lewis ranks 172Before him are Tom Fogerty (1941), Glenn Frey (1948), Tommy Bolin (1951), Ace Frehley (1951), Artie Shaw (1910), and Benny Golson (1929). After him are Alan Menken (1949), Marty Friedman (1962), Tom Petty (1950), Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915), The Big Bopper (1930), and Archie Shepp (1937).