Michael Brecker

1949 - 2007

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Michael Leonard Brecker (March 29, 1949 – January 13, 2007) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He was awarded 15 Grammy Awards as both performer and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Brecker has received more than 617,662 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Michael Brecker is the 853rd most popular musician (down from 841st in 2019), the 4,258th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,067th in 2019) and the 305th most popular American Musician.

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  • 61.85

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Michael Brecker ranks 853 out of 2,675Before him are Zino Francescatti, Johnny Clegg, Paul Kantner, Krist Novoselic, Daron Malakian, and Daevid Allen. After him are Ray Barretto, Noel Redding, Michael Weikath, Chaka Khan, Carl Tausig, and Sabicas.

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Among people born in 1949, Michael Brecker ranks 222Before him are Niels Arestrup, Bernard Farcy, Patti LuPone, Brooke Adams, Tony Cragg, and Michel Djotodia. After him are Josip Bozanić, Zé Maria, Hennie Kuiper, Steven Williams, Thierry Sabine, and Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud. Among people deceased in 2007, Michael Brecker ranks 169Before him are Jim Gray, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Ronald Speirs, Bruno Mattei, Antonio María Javierre Ortas, and Mariano Gonzalvo. After him are Jean Stablinski, Chris Benoit, Colin McRae, Driss Chraïbi, Manuel Bento, and Stuart Rosenberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Brecker ranks 4,258 out of 15,968Before him are Zooey Deschanel (1980), Krist Novoselic (1965), Evelyn Nesbit (1884), Carey Lowell (1961), Daron Malakian (1975), and Newt Gingrich (1943). After him are Brian Austin Green (1973), A. Merritt (1884), Val Valentino (1956), Jude Ciccolella (1947), James Rebhorn (1948), and Alexis Bledel (1981).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Michael Brecker ranks 305Before him are John Lurie (1952), Louis Jordan (1908), Albert Collins (1932), Paul Kantner (1941), Krist Novoselic (1965), and Daron Malakian (1975). After him are Ray Barretto (1929), Chaka Khan (1953), Ralph Kirkpatrick (1911), Benny Carter (1907), Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935), and Ruggiero Ricci (1918).