SINGER

José Alfredo Jiménez

1926 - 1973

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José Alfredo Jiménez Sandoval (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse alˈfɾeðo xiˈmenes]; 19 January 1926 – 23 November 1973) was a Mexican singer-songwriter of rancheras, whose songs are considered the basis of modern Mexican music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Alfredo Jiménez has received more than 488,615 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. José Alfredo Jiménez is the 676th most popular singer (down from 581st in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Mexico and the 6th most popular Mexican Singer.

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  • 490k

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  • 62.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, José Alfredo Jiménez ranks 676 out of 3,541Before him are Fud Leclerc, Sena Jurinac, Francesco Guccini, Lev Leshchenko, Dee Snider, and Hande Yener. After him are Leontyne Price, Julio Jaramillo, Maria Carta, Alan Lancaster, Alan Tam, and Jahn Teigen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1926, José Alfredo Jiménez ranks 202Before him are Michael Bond, James Samuel Coleman, Ivica Horvat, Julie London, Peter Lax, and Rudi Gutendorf. After him are Georges Lautner, Juan Hohberg, Julio Pérez, Georgi Lozanov, Carl Adam Petri, and Ricardo María Carles Gordó. Among people deceased in 1973, José Alfredo Jiménez ranks 125Before him are Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Gene Krupa, Salchak Toka, Laurens Hammond, and Eleazar López Contreras. After him are István Kertész, Joseph Szigeti, Nobuko Yoshiya, Robert Watson-Watt, Gustaf Molander, and Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, José Alfredo Jiménez ranks 138 out of 487Before him are Juventino Rosas (1868), Francisco S. Carvajal (1870), Laura Harring (1964), Lila Downs (1968), Juan Álvarez (1790), and Jacob Bekenstein (1947). After him are Manuel Álvarez Bravo (1902), Ignacio Allende (1769), José José (1948), Demián Bichir (1963), Amado Nervo (1870), and Gael García Bernal (1978).

Among SINGERS In Mexico

Among singers born in Mexico, José Alfredo Jiménez ranks 6Before him are Vicente Fernández (1940), Thalía (1971), Jorge Negrete (1910), Juan Gabriel (1950), and Lila Downs (1968). After him are Paulina Rubio (1971), Luis Miguel (1970), Marco Antonio Solís (1959), Anahí (1983), Alejandro Fernández (1971), and Dulce María (1985).