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Neal Hefti

1922 - 2008

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Neal Paul Hefti (October 29, 1922 – October 11, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger. He wrote music for The Odd Couple movie and TV series and for the Batman TV series. He began arranging professionally in his teens, when he wrote charts for Nat Towles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neal Hefti has received more than 301,435 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Neal Hefti is the 1,335th most popular musician (up from 1,362nd in 2019), the 6,695th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,761st in 2019) and the 508th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Neal Hefti ranks 1,335 out of 2,662Before him are Anouar Brahem, Albert Lee, György Sándor, XXXTentacion, Bruce Johnston, and Pete Doherty. After him are Manfred Eicher, Dion DiMucci, Johnny Griffin, Paul Kalkbrenner, Fazıl Say, and Mary Lou Williams.

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Among people born in 1922, Neal Hefti ranks 284Before him are Damon Knight, Alfred G. Knudson, Solomana Kante, Yao Lee, Oscar Pettiford, and Lukas Foss. After him are Aldo Ballarin, Vesna Parun, Ali Akbar Khan, China Zorrilla, Božo Broketa, and Frédéric Rossif. Among people deceased in 2008, Neal Hefti ranks 224Before him are Elfriede Kaun, Olga Lepeshinskaya, Buck Adams, Leonard Rosenman, René Harris, and Frederick Seitz. After him are Johnny Griffin, Adolfo Suárez Rivera, Nunzio Gallo, Neil Bartlett, Natalia Bessmertnova, and Ignazio Fabra.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Neal Hefti ranks 6,695 out of 18,182Before him are Gary Locke (1950), Charles F. Hockett (1916), Jeffrey C. Alexander (1947), Adele Goldberg (1945), Regis Philbin (1931), and William Wilson Morgan (1906). After him are Walter Johnson (1887), Tim Daly (1956), Allen Garfield (1939), Lola Albright (1924), Carl Blegen (1887), and Hilary Duff (1987).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Neal Hefti ranks 508Before him are Maynard James Keenan (1964), Oliver Nelson (1932), David Tudor (1926), Brian Littrell (1975), XXXTentacion (1998), and Bruce Johnston (1942). After him are Dion DiMucci (1939), Johnny Griffin (1928), Mary Lou Williams (1910), Ronnie Radke (1983), Edgar Winter (1946), and George Jones (1931).