Les Baxter

1922 - 1996

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Leslie Thompson "Les" Baxter (March 14, 1922 – January 15, 1996) was a best-selling American musician and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Les Baxter has received more than 348,365 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Les Baxter is the 1,906th most popular musician (down from 1,753rd in 2019), the 9,805th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,971st in 2019) and the 778th most popular Musician.

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  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Les Baxter ranks 1,906 out of 2,662Before him are Alva Noto, Robert Levin, Sylvia Robinson, Clarence White, Jeff Healey, and Dhafer Youssef. After him are Jeff Ament, Ara Malikian, Markus Schulz, Philip Selway, Lionel Tertis, and Steve Coleman.

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Among people born in 1922, Les Baxter ranks 368Before him are Jesús Iglesias, Hattie Jacques, Dick King-Smith, Cécile DeWitt-Morette, Fyvush Finkel, and Rudolf Haag. After him are Roger Gautier, Héctor Rossetto, John B. Anderson, Nancy Mackay, Janis Paige, and Ken Hughes. Among people deceased in 1996, Les Baxter ranks 274Before him are Eleazar de Carvalho, Eddie Harris, Julio Bolbochán, Bernard Edwards, Peter Glenville, and Konstantin Loktev. After him are Nino Borsari, Aldo Montano, Dave Schultz, Fulvio Nesti, Adelaide Lambert, and Robert F. Overmyer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Les Baxter ranks 9,805 out of 18,182Before him are Scott Baio (1960), Shelley Morrison (1936), Ward Kimball (1914), Mildred Bailey (1907), Richard Blumenthal (1946), and Nick de Firmian (1957). After him are Ted Kaufman (1939), Jack Jones (1938), Soraya (1969), Alessandro Nivola (1972), Bob Richards (1926), and Audrey Hollander (1979).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Les Baxter ranks 778Before him are Tom Paxton (1937), Steve Smith (1954), Woody Shaw (1944), Sleepy John Estes (1899), Robert Levin (1947), and Clarence White (1944). After him are Jeff Ament (1963), Steve Coleman (1956), Reginald Arvizu (1969), Bucky Pizzarelli (1926), Clem Burke (1954), and James Moody (1925).