Lester Bowie

1941 - 1999

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Lester Bowie (October 11, 1941 – November 8, 1999) was an American jazz trumpet player and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lester Bowie has received more than 177,767 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Lester Bowie is the 1,142nd most popular musician (up from 1,254th in 2019), the 5,659th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,011th in 2019) and the 439th most popular American Musician.

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  • 180k

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  • 59.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Lester Bowie ranks 1,142 out of 2,675Before him are Lita Ford, Timo Tolkki, Andrew Loog Oldham, Issay Dobrowen, Blind Willie Johnson, and Jason Bonham. After him are Cliff Martinez, Tommy Johnson, Wynton Marsalis, Kenny Drew, Seasick Steve, and Jim Keltner.

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Among people born in 1941, Lester Bowie ranks 324Before him are Kálmán Mészöly, Anatoly Levchenko, Barry Flanagan, Howden Ganley, Mario Trevi, and Signe Toly Anderson. After him are Stanislav Stratiev, Tom Conti, Guido Reybrouck, Jessica Walter, Ikuo Matsumoto, and Gilbert Kaplan. Among people deceased in 1999, Lester Bowie ranks 159Before him are Charles Crichton, Rafael Iglesias, Henry Carlsson, Madeline Kahn, João Cabral de Melo Neto, and Frank Lubin. After him are David A. Huffman, Galina Bystrova, Charlie Byrd, Teuvo Aura, Kirk Alyn, and Rory Calhoun.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lester Bowie ranks 5,659 out of 15,968Before him are Quanah Parker (1845), Gregg Toland (1904), Pruitt Taylor Vince (1960), William Lane Craig (1949), Talisa Soto (1967), and Lee Meriwether (1935). After him are Janice Dickinson (1955), Alex Katz (1927), Shirley Verrett (1931), Charles Daniels (1885), John Slattery (1962), and William Porter (1926).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Lester Bowie ranks 439Before him are Johnny Mandel (1925), Gene Clark (1944), Bill Monroe (1911), John Abercrombie (1944), Charlie Mariano (1923), and Blind Willie Johnson (1897). After him are Cliff Martinez (1954), Tommy Johnson (1896), Wynton Marsalis (1961), Kenny Drew (1928), Seasick Steve (1951), and Jim Keltner (1942).