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Mary Lou Williams

1910 - 1981

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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 554,448 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Mary Lou Williams is the 1,341st most popular musician (down from 1,231st in 2019), the 6,716th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,079th in 2019) and the 511th most popular American Musician.

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  • 26

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  • 2.46

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  • 3.89

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Among musicians, Mary Lou Williams ranks 1,341 out of 2,662Before her are Neal Hefti, Manfred Eicher, Dion DiMucci, Johnny Griffin, Paul Kalkbrenner, and Fazıl Say. After her are Ronnie Radke, Edgar Winter, George Jones, Nils Lofgren, Nick Jonas, and Duane Eddy.

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Among people born in 1910, Mary Lou Williams ranks 251Before her are John Hammond, Alexandru Borbely, Gjorgji Abadžiev, Lizardo Rodríguez Nue, Adri van Male, and Miquel Crusafont i Pairó. After her are Georges Beuchat, Edmundo Ros, György Faludy, Fritzi Burger, Charles P. Kindleberger, and José dos Santos Lopes. Among people deceased in 1981, Mary Lou Williams ranks 172Before her are Chief Dan George, J. L. Mackie, Stanisław Mazur, Constantin Rădulescu, Andreas Alföldi, and Crisant Bosch. After her are Sergio Amidei, László Raffinsky, Robert Moses, Malcolm MacDonald, Tadeusz Baird, and Donald Wills Douglas Sr..

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Lou Williams ranks 6,716 out of 18,182Before her are Steven Millhauser (1943), Johnny Griffin (1928), Bill O'Reilly (1949), Eva LaRue (1966), Irving Kristol (1920), and Johnny Isakson (1944). After her are Noah Hathaway (1971), Alexis Denisof (1966), Amy Smart (1976), Debra Jo Rupp (1951), Joe Engle (1932), and Ronnie Radke (1983).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Mary Lou Williams ranks 511Before her are Brian Littrell (1975), XXXTentacion (1998), Bruce Johnston (1942), Neal Hefti (1922), Dion DiMucci (1939), and Johnny Griffin (1928). After her are Ronnie Radke (1983), Edgar Winter (1946), George Jones (1931), Nils Lofgren (1951), Nick Jonas (1992), and Duane Eddy (1938).