Nat King Cole

1919 - 1965

Nat King Cole

Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer and jazz pianist. He recorded over 100 songs that became hits on the pop charts. His trio was the model for small jazz ensembles that followed. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nat King Cole has received more than 5,700,558 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 89th most popular musician.

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  • 5.7M

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  • 65.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Nat King Cole ranks 89 out of 2,258Before him are Benny Andersson, Lady Gaga, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Benny Goodman, Björn Ulvaeus, and Stuart Sutcliffe. After him are Thomas Bangalter, Angus Young, Bill Haley, Henryk Wieniawski, Robert Fripp, and Alice Cooper.

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Among people born in 1919, Nat King Cole ranks 12Before him are J. D. Salinger, Primo Levi, Desmond Doss, Zhao Ziyang, Giulio Andreotti, and Fausto Coppi. After him are Georgios Papadopoulos, Donald Pleasence, Margot Fonteyn, Siad Barre, Gerhard Barkhorn, and Lino Ventura. Among people deceased in 1965, Nat King Cole ranks 13Before him are W. Somerset Maugham, Stan Laurel, Farouk of Egypt, Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, and Moshe Sharett. After him are Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, T. S. Eliot, Paul Hermann Müller, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, Helena Rubinstein, and Maxime Weygand.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nat King Cole ranks 509 out of 12,171Before him are Oprah Winfrey (1954), Leon Cooper (1930), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Eugene O'Neill (1888), Jeff Bezos (1964), and Christopher Reeve (1952). After him are Danny Trejo (1944), Charles Goodyear (1800), Kurt Russell (1951), Faye Dunaway (1941), Harold Urey (1893), and Jack Kirby (1917).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Nat King Cole ranks 28Before him are Cliff Burton (1962), Dean Martin (1917), Lou Reed (1942), Duke Ellington (1899), Lady Gaga (1986), and Benny Goodman (1909). After him are Bill Haley (1925), Alice Cooper (1948), Ritchie Valens (1941), Buddy Holly (1936), Paul Simon (1941), and Bill Evans (1929).