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 537,346 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Mose Allison is the 1,540th most popular musician (up from 1,680th in 2019), the 7,715th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,515th in 2019) and the 596th most popular Musician.

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  • 17

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  • 3.00

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Among musicians, Mose Allison ranks 1,540 out of 2,662Before him are Bukka White, Cliff Edwards, Maxim, Ronnie Lane, James P. Johnson, and Bev Bevan. After him are Sonny Boy Williamson I, Michael Anthony, Christopher Franke, Nick Menza, Richard Sinclair, and Cherie Currie.

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Among people born in 1927, Mose Allison ranks 333Before him are Walter Giller, Willy De Clercq, Gerard Cieślik, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Karl Stotz, and Andy Stanfield. After him are József Sákovics, Barbara Rush, Robert Alt, Charles Jarrott, B. V. Doshi, and John Kander. Among people deceased in 2016, Mose Allison ranks 371Before him are Alain Decaux, Marcel Artelesa, Daniela Dessì, Liz Smith, Raúl Cárdenas, and Fernando Cardenal. After him are Larry Drake, Nick Menza, Carlo Monti, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, Rita Barberá, and Ken Howard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mose Allison ranks 7,715 out of 18,182Before him are William Alston (1921), Josh Dallas (1978), Louise Erdrich (1954), Charles A. Beard (1874), Gerald Carr (1932), and Willard Metcalf (1858). After him are Carolyn Porco (1953), Barry Sullivan (1912), Larry Drake (1950), Sonny Boy Williamson I (1914), Michael Anthony (1954), and Tony Hillerman (1925).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Mose Allison ranks 596Before him are Booker T. Jones (1944), Billy Strayhorn (1915), Josh Klinghoffer (1979), Bukka White (1906), Cliff Edwards (1895), and James P. Johnson (1894). After him are Sonny Boy Williamson I (1914), Michael Anthony (1954), Cherie Currie (1959), Derek Sherinian (1966), Tadd Dameron (1917), and Seasick Steve (1951).