José José

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José José

José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz (17 February 1948 – 28 September 2019), known by his stage name José José, was a Mexican musician, singer and occasional actor. Born into a family of musicians, José began his musical career in his early teens playing guitar and singing in serenade. He later joined a jazz and bossa nova trio where he sang and played bass and double bass. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José José has received more than 1,552,320 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 734th most popular musician.

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  • 1.6M

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  • 49.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, José José ranks 737 out of 2,258Before him are Dorival Caymmi, Art Pepper, Daron Malakian, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Josef Suk, and John Williams. After him are Aníbal Troilo, Roy Buchanan, Donald "Duck" Dunn, John Mayer, Pete Burns, and Hide.

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Among people born in 1948, José José ranks 190Before him are Marc Singer, Delio Onnis, Tony Judt, Gregor Gysi, Peggy March, and Joaquín Almunia. After him are Volker Finke, Mizengo Pinda, Frans de Waal, Bonnie Bedelia, Drago Jančar, and Peter Turkson.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, José José ranks 127 out of 344Before him are Manuel Uribe (1965), Ramon Novarro (1899), Cesar Millan (1969), Laura Esquivel (1950), Silvestre Revueltas (1899), and Fernando Colunga (1966). After him are Lila Downs (1968), José Joaquín de Herrera (1792), Ignacio Comonfort (1812), Alfonso Reyes (1889), Gael García Bernal (1978), and Javier Lozano Barragán (1933).

Among MUSICIANS In Mexico

Among musicians born in Mexico, José José ranks 4Before him are Carlos Santana (1947), Consuelo Velázquez (1916), and Armando Manzanero (1935).

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