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Oscar Pettiford

1922 - 1960

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Oscar Pettiford (September 30, 1922 – September 8, 1960) was an American jazz double bassist, cellist and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Pettiford has received more than 188,955 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Oscar Pettiford is the 1,311th most popular musician (down from 1,281st in 2019), the 6,595th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,331st in 2019) and the 499th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Oscar Pettiford ranks 1,311 out of 2,662Before him are Nigel Kennedy, Richard Bonynge, Rhoma Irama, Karl Logan, Brad Whitford, and Joe Hahn. After him are Guru Josh, LiSA, Paweł Mąciwoda, Bobby Timmons, Laurindo Almeida, and Ryo Kawasaki.

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Among people born in 1922, Oscar Pettiford ranks 282Before him are Lorenzo Antonetti, Nino Bibbia, Damon Knight, Alfred G. Knudson, Solomana Kante, and Yao Lee. After him are Lukas Foss, Neal Hefti, Aldo Ballarin, Vesna Parun, Ali Akbar Khan, and China Zorrilla. Among people deceased in 1960, Oscar Pettiford ranks 149Before him are Willem Elsschot, Lewis Sheldon, Ettore Chimeri, René Maran, Arthur Meighen, and Jamil Mardam Bey. After him are György Piller, Agustín Sancho, Roelof Klein, Vladimir Dimitrov, Bodil Katharine Biørn, and Hasan Saka.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Oscar Pettiford ranks 6,595 out of 18,182Before him are Joe Hahn (1977), Noah Emmerich (1965), Lewis Binford (1932), Brian Hyland (1943), Arlie Russell Hochschild (1940), and Leonard Rosenman (1924). After him are Sheryl Sandberg (1969), Ethel Catherwood (1908), Michael Behe (1952), John McIntire (1907), Jason Biggs (1978), and Bobby Timmons (1935).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Oscar Pettiford ranks 499Before him are John Hammond (1910), Brian Setzer (1959), Steve Aoki (1977), Karl Logan (1965), Brad Whitford (1952), and Joe Hahn (1977). After him are Bobby Timmons (1935), Michael Angelo Batio (1956), Maynard James Keenan (1964), Oliver Nelson (1932), David Tudor (1926), and Brian Littrell (1975).