Mary Lou Williams

1910 - 1981

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs; May 8, 1910 – May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, and composer. She wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements and recorded more than one hundred records (in 78, 45, and LP versions). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Lou Williams has received more than 335,140 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 896th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 340k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Mary Lou Williams ranks 899 out of 2,258Before her are Layne Staley, Bruce Kulick, GG Allin, Sammy Hagar, Mulatu Astatke, and Al Stewart. After her are Sterling Morrison, Glenn Danzig, Darude, Evgeny Kissin, Jack Nitzsche, and Tuomas Holopainen.

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Among people born in 1910, Mary Lou Williams ranks 167Before her are Cahit Arf, Viggo Kampmann, Lee Wallard, Lupita Tovar, Genrikh Kasparyan, and Josef Tal. After her are Attilio Pavesi, Qian Zhongshu, Guy Mairesse, Mary Wickes, Lothar Collatz, and Piero Pasinati. Among people deceased in 1981, Mary Lou Williams ranks 117Before her are Mario Camerini, Robert Montgomery, Agniya Barto, Allan Dwan, Lydia Lopokova, and Delfo Cabrera. After her are Terry Fox, Philippe Étancelin, Benjamin Sheares, Juan Trippe, Ludwig Goldbrunner, and Bruce Fraser, 1st Baron Fraser of North Cape.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Lou Williams ranks 4,307 out of 12,171Before her are Henry Gibson (1935), Martin Brest (1951), Anthony Zerbe (1936), Lysander Spooner (1808), Josephine Hull (1877), and Julia Gardiner Tyler (1820). After her are Pete Maravich (1947), Aron Ralston (1975), Mary McCarthy (1912), Sterling Morrison (1942), Broderick Crawford (1911), and Louise Dresser (1878).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Mary Lou Williams ranks 324Before her are Joe Hahn (1977), Bob Seger (1945), Layne Staley (1967), Bruce Kulick (1953), GG Allin (1956), and Sammy Hagar (1947). After her are Sterling Morrison (1942), Glenn Danzig (1955), Jack Nitzsche (1937), Chick Webb (1905), Jim Croce (1943), and Grover Washington Jr. (1943).