Mark Murphy

1932 - 2015

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Mark Howe Murphy (March 14, 1932 – October 22, 2015) was an American jazz singer based at various times in New York City, Los Angeles, London, and San Francisco. He recorded 51 albums under his own name during his lifetime and was principally known for his innovative vocal improvisations. He was the recipient of the 1996, 1997, 2000, and 2001 Down Beat magazine readers' jazz poll for Best Male Vocalist and was also nominated five times for the Grammy Award for Best Vocal Jazz Performance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark Murphy has received more than 25,390 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Mark Murphy is the 1,567th most popular singer (down from 1,440th in 2019), the 8,410th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,876th in 2019) and the 415th most popular Singer.

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Among singers, Mark Murphy ranks 1,567 out of 3,528Before him are Anahí, Magic Sam, Eleonore Schwarz, Marty Robbins, Sonny Terry, and Emma Abbott. After him are Lu Han, Alma Gluck, Joe Arroyo, Alan Sorrenti, Lawrence Tibbett, and Khadja Nin.

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Among people born in 1932, Mark Murphy ranks 389Before him are Volodymyr Dakhno, Joe Arpaio, Antonia Fraser, Barbara Shelley, Fazu Aliyeva, and William Christopher. After him are Rodolfo Quezada Toruño, Max Streibl, Pál Gábor, Charles W. Misner, István Kausz, and Enrique Múgica. Among people deceased in 2015, Mark Murphy ranks 347Before him are Mwepu Ilunga, Vladimir Kesarev, Ellen Albertini Dow, Kim Fowley, Mate Trojanović, and Josefa Francisco. After him are Héctor Salva, Karin Söder, Rico Rodriguez, R. K. Laxman, Dave Mackay, and Csaba Fenyvesi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mark Murphy ranks 8,410 out of 18,182Before him are Simone Biles (1997), Sean Flynn (1941), Dave Coulier (1959), Heather Langenkamp (1964), Morten Lauridsen (1943), and Duane Jones (1937). After him are Chris Buck (1958), Joshua Angrist (1960), Diane Sawyer (1945), Adam Arkin (1956), Kristin Chenoweth (1968), and Gladys George (1904).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Mark Murphy ranks 415Before him are Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919), Garth Brooks (1962), Magic Sam (1937), Marty Robbins (1925), Sonny Terry (1911), and Emma Abbott (1850). After him are Lawrence Tibbett (1896), Doc Pomus (1925), Patti Austin (1950), Jeff Scott Soto (1965), Thelma Houston (1946), and Arthur Alexander (1940).