Lennie Tristano

1919 - 1978

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Leonard Joseph Tristano (March 19, 1919 – November 18, 1978) was an American jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and teacher of jazz improvisation. Tristano studied for bachelor's and master's degrees in music in Chicago before moving to New York City in 1946. He played with leading bebop musicians and formed his own small bands, which soon displayed some of his early interests – contrapuntal interaction of instruments, harmonic flexibility, and rhythmic complexity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lennie Tristano has received more than 320,347 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Lennie Tristano is the 1,015th most popular musician (down from 961st in 2019), the 4,938th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,724th in 2019) and the 333rd most popular American Musician.

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  • 320k

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  • 50.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Lennie Tristano has had the most page views in the with 33,944 views, followed by Italian (5,871), and German (4,900). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Czech (109.09%), Egyptian Arabic (70.59%), and Luxembourgish (59.16%)


Among musicians, Lennie Tristano ranks 1,015 out of 3,175Before him are Otis Rush, Svend Asmussen, Gina Bachauer, Alan White, John Lewis, and Alexi Laiho. After him are Trevor Pinnock, Boris Grebenshchikov, Gene Clark, Jack DeJohnette, John McVie, and Larry Carlton.

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Among people born in 1919, Lennie Tristano ranks 189Before him are Trần Văn Trà, Anita O'Day, Sam Wanamaker, Héctor Germán Oesterheld, Carole Landis, and Hans Klenk. After him are Michèle Arnaud, Karl H. Pribram, Robert Pinget, Gene Barry, Lawrence Tierney, and Nehemiah Persoff. Among people deceased in 1978, Lennie Tristano ranks 142Before him are Lon L. Fuller, Georges Speicher, Roman Karmen, Mario Varglien, Héctor Germán Oesterheld, and Costante Girardengo. After him are Mark Robson, Joseph Colombo, Mária Mednyánszky, James B. Conant, Nico Diederichs, and Luo Ruiqing.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lennie Tristano ranks 4,938 out of 20,380Before him are Seann William Scott (1976), Dennis Frederiksen (1951), Larry Tesler (1945), Chester Conklin (1886), Jack Haley (1898), and Bessie Love (1898). After him are Antoine Fuqua (1966), Dean Jagger (1903), Joseph Hooker (1814), Gene Clark (1944), Walter De Maria (1935), and Ted Post (1918).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Lennie Tristano ranks 333Before him are Chester Thompson (1948), Mark St. John (1956), Woody Herman (1913), Helen Merrill (1930), Otis Rush (1934), and John Lewis (1920). After him are Gene Clark (1944), Jack DeJohnette (1942), Larry Carlton (1948), Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), Hank Jones (1918), and Sonny Stitt (1924).