Levon Helm

1940 - 2012

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Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm (May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012) was an American musician and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and one of the vocalists for The Band. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Levon Helm has received more than 2,987,833 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Levon Helm is the 999th most popular musician (up from 1,025th in 2019), the 4,906th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,923rd in 2019) and the 370th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Levon Helm ranks 999 out of 2,675Before him are David Sanborn, Trịnh Công Sơn, Francis Goya, Laurindo Almeida, Scott LaFaro, and Paul Bley. After him are François Habeneck, Enrique Santos Discépolo, Frankie Laine, Billy Cox, Matisyahu, and Roy Haynes.

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Among people born in 1940, Levon Helm ranks 269Before him are Jorma Kaukonen, Peter Gethin, Jesús López Cobos, Léon Semmeling, Frankie Avalon, and Barry Corbin. After him are Giacomo Bulgarelli, Andres Tarand, Luis María Echeberría, Li Zhaoxing, William Cohen, and Carole Pateman. Among people deceased in 2012, Levon Helm ranks 211Before him are Jiří Raška, Simin Daneshvar, Claude Miller, Lupe Ontiveros, Rafael Lesmes, and Ann Curtis. After him are Zakaria Mohieddin, Juan Francisco Lombardo, Hector Bianciotti, William Windom, Sergey Kapitsa, and Emmanuel Scheffer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Levon Helm ranks 4,906 out of 15,968Before him are Barbara Walters (1929), Mimsy Farmer (1945), Sidney Howard (1891), Gina Carano (1982), Oliver Kirk (1884), and Huey P. Newton (1942). After him are Chaim Potok (1929), Maggie Grace (1983), William Smith (1933), Frankie Laine (1913), Bradley Whitford (1959), and Kendra Lust (1978).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Levon Helm ranks 370Before him are Lauryn Hill (1975), Jim Croce (1943), Wynton Kelly (1931), Michael Angelo Batio (1956), David Sanborn (1945), and Scott LaFaro (1936). After him are Frankie Laine (1913), Billy Cox (1939), Matisyahu (1979), Roy Haynes (1925), Sterling Morrison (1942), and Dee Dee Warwick (1942).