Mose Allison

1927 - 2016

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Mose John Allison Jr. (November 11, 1927 – November 15, 2016) was an American jazz and blues pianist, singer, and songwriter. He became notable for playing a unique mix of blues and modern jazz, both singing and playing piano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mose Allison has received more than 497,697 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Mose Allison is the 1,683rd most popular musician (down from 1,511th in 2019), the 8,530th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,277th in 2019) and the 713th most popular American Musician.

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  • 16

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  • 2.32

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  • 3.04

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Among musicians, Mose Allison ranks 1,683 out of 2,675Before him are Lily Allen, Şehrazat, Hilary Hahn, Chris Hillman, Gene Ammons, and Post Malone. After him are Mick Karn, Roy Bittan, Ray Anthony, Rick J. Jordan, Shelly Manne, and Merle Travis.

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Among people born in 1927, Mose Allison ranks 323Before him are Alan King, Frank Sedgman, Raymond Leppard, Egon Günther, Johnnie Ray, and Edie Adams. After him are Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Peter Mark Richman, Andy Stanfield, Heinz Wewers, Porter Wagoner, and Virginia Weidler. Among people deceased in 2016, Mose Allison ranks 392Before him are Jean-Marie Doré, Kōji Wada, Clyde Lovellette, Medea Jugeli, William Schallert, and Fidel Uriarte. After him are Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Armando Tobar, Klaus Siebert, Fyvush Finkel, Fritz Weaver, and Gunnel Vallquist.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mose Allison ranks 8,530 out of 15,968Before him are Hassler Whitney (1907), Gene Ammons (1925), Post Malone (1995), Richard Masur (1948), Bryan D. O'Connor (1946), and Adam Arkin (1956). After him are Garrett Birkhoff (1911), Robert H. Dennard (1932), Ralph Sampson (1960), Roy Harris (1898), Larry James (1947), and John C. Pemberton (1814).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Mose Allison ranks 713Before him are Scott Gorham (1951), Kim Kashkashian (1952), Hilary Hahn (1979), Chris Hillman (1944), Gene Ammons (1925), and Post Malone (1995). After him are Roy Bittan (1949), Ray Anthony (1922), Shelly Manne (1920), Merle Travis (1917), Eddie Lang (1902), and Gary Holt (1964).