Leroy Carr

1905 - 1935

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Leroy Carr (March 27, 1905 – April 29, 1935) was an American blues singer, songwriter and pianist who developed a laid-back, crooning technique and whose popularity and style influenced such artists as Nat King Cole and Ray Charles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leroy Carr has received more than 87,541 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Leroy Carr is the 1,388th most popular singer (down from 1,286th in 2019), the 7,589th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,503rd in 2019) and the 384th most popular American Singer.

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  • 88k

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  • 56.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Leroy Carr ranks 1,388 out of 3,541Before him are Agnes Obel, DMX, Vic Damone, Emma Abbott, Yuri Shevchuk, and Flo Rida. After him are Sainkho Namtchylak, Niall Horan, Marija Naumova, Arne Bendiksen, Despina Vandi, and Yolandi Visser.

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Among people born in 1905, Leroy Carr ranks 279Before him are Herman Steiner, Mir Sultan Khan, Roberto Cortés, Henry Wilcoxon, Anthony Powell, and Robert Newton. After him are Juan Hilario Marrero, Kay Francis, Jack Teagarden, D. R. Kaprekar, Isaac Kashdan, and Chick Webb. Among people deceased in 1935, Leroy Carr ranks 109Before him are Edwin Flack, Sylvain Lévi, Hans Tropsch, George William Russell, Thelma Todd, and Herbert Giles. After him are Aimé Haegeman, Herbert Ponting, Charles Kingsford Smith, José Sánchez-Guerra y Martínez, Wiley Post, and Alfred Ewing.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leroy Carr ranks 7,589 out of 15,968Before him are Hugo Black (1886), Michael Flynn (1958), Evelyn Furtsch (1914), Minka Kelly (1980), Joseph Keller (1923), and Betsy Brandt (1976). After him are Dickey Betts (1943), A. P. Hill (1825), Billy Strayhorn (1915), William Haines (1900), Clinton Hart Merriam (1855), and David Benioff (1970).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Leroy Carr ranks 384Before him are Skeeter Davis (1931), Rufus Thomas (1917), DMX (1970), Vic Damone (1928), Emma Abbott (1850), and Flo Rida (1979). After him are Neal Morse (1960), Randy Jones (1952), King Curtis (1934), Ava Max (1994), Julian Casablancas (1978), and Bob Welch (1945).