Lucky Thompson

1924 - 2005

Photo of Lucky Thompson

Icon of person Lucky Thompson

Eli "Lucky" Thompson (June 16, 1924 – July 30, 2005) was an American jazz tenor and soprano saxophonist whose playing combined elements of swing and bebop. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucky Thompson has received more than 99,789 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Lucky Thompson is the 1,813th most popular musician, the 9,296th most popular biography from United States and the 773rd most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 100k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Lucky Thompsons by language


Among musicians, Lucky Thompson ranks 1,813 out of 2,675Before him are Fito Páez, William Orbit, DJ Ashba, Dave Mason, Howard Donald, and Kristen Pfaff. After him are Kim Fowley, Dennis Chambers, Al Foster, Kavinsky, Tyler Joseph, and Joan Armatrading.

Most Popular Musicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1924, Lucky Thompson ranks 369Before him are Nicholas Colasanto, William H. Webster, Vicki Draves, Louie Bellson, Vajiha Samadova, and Terry Southern. After him are Evelyn Boyd Granville, Joy Page, Ivan Udodov, Russell Johnson, Ken Armstrong, and William H. Gass. Among people deceased in 2005, Lucky Thompson ranks 268Before him are Ismail Merchant, Sheree North, Raoul Bott, R. L. Burnside, Adrian Biddle, and Herbert Goldstein. After him are André Testut, Bob Denver, Peter Jennings, Keith Andes, Lee Eun-ju, and Christopher Fry.

Others Born in 1924

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2005

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Lucky Thompson ranks 9,296 out of 15,968Before him are Arthur Fiedler (1894), John Adair (1757), Brandon Call (1976), Kristen Pfaff (1967), Christine Taylor (1971), and David Halberstam (1934). After him are Alex English (1954), Abraham Baldwin (1754), Katharine Drexel (1858), Evelyn Boyd Granville (1924), The Boogeyman (1964), and Kim Fowley (1939).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Lucky Thompson ranks 773Before him are Terry Callier (1945), Bill Laswell (1955), Ed King (1949), Brian Welch (1970), DJ Ashba (1972), and Kristen Pfaff (1967). After him are Kim Fowley (1939), Dennis Chambers (1959), Al Foster (1943), Tyler Joseph (1988), Hank Ballard (1927), and Reb Beach (1963).