Louis Armstrong

1901 - 1971

Louis Armstrong

Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops", was an American trumpeter, composer, vocalist, and actor who was among the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in the history of jazz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Armstrong has received more than 7,630,929 page views. His biography is available in 128 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10th most popular musician.

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  • 7.6M

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  • 76.14

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  • 128

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Louis Armstrong ranks 10 out of 2,258Before him are John Lennon, Niccolò Paganini, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Madonna, and Jimi Hendrix. After him are Paul McCartney, Leonard Cohen, Leopold Mozart, Elton John, Ray Charles, and Arcangelo Corelli.

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Among people born in 1901, Louis Armstrong ranks 7Before him are Hirohito, Walt Disney, Marlene Dietrich, Werner Heisenberg, Enrico Fermi, and Jacques Lacan. After him are Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Linus Pauling, Sukarno, Fulgencio Batista, Rudolf Höss, and Alberto Giacometti. Among people deceased in 1971, Louis Armstrong ranks 4Before him are Nikita Khrushchev, Coco Chanel, and Igor Stravinsky. After him are Jim Morrison, György Lukács, Hermann Hoth, Audie Murphy, François Duvalier, Fernandel, Lawrence Bragg, and Paul Karrer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louis Armstrong ranks 75 out of 12,171Before him are John Steinbeck (1902), Samuel Morse (1791), Woody Allen (1935), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Jimi Hendrix (1942), and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929). After him are John D. Rockefeller (1839), James Dean (1931), Patrick Swayze (1952), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Frank Sinatra (1915), and Debbie Reynolds (1932).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Louis Armstrong ranks 5Before him are Michael Jackson (1958), Bob Dylan (1941), Madonna (1958), and Jimi Hendrix (1942). After him are Ray Charles (1930), Chuck Berry (1926), B.B. King (1925), Miles Davis (1926), Frank Zappa (1940), Ronnie James Dio (1942), and Brian Wilson (1942).