Paul Williams

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Paul Hamilton Williams Jr. (born September 19, 1940) is an American composer, singer, songwriter and actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Williams has received more than 117,012 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Paul Williams is the 1,069th most popular composer (down from 913th in 2019), the 6,408th most popular biography from United States and the 72nd most popular American Composer.

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  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, Paul Williams ranks 1,069 out of 1,228Before him are Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson, Thomas Campion, Vladimír Franz, Gerald Finzi, Cristóbal Halffter, and Pauline Oliveros. After him are Antón García Abril, Glenn Branca, Cachao, Lukas Foss, Peter H. Gilmore, and Miina Härma.

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Among people born in 1940, Paul Williams ranks 333Before him are Chris Farlowe, Franco Balmamion, Graham Allison, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Marcel Aubour, and Alain Calmat. After him are Ermindo Onega, Judy Cornwell, Mutsuhiko Nomura, Zoran Janković, Mario Zanin, and Daniel Quillen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Williams ranks 6,408 out of 15,968Before him are Don Wilson (1954), Ron Harper (1964), Joe Hahn (1977), John W. Foster (1836), Albert Charles Smith (1906), and Roger Maris (1934). After him are Jacqueline Logan (1904), Verne Troyer (1969), Leslie Grossman (1971), Lawrence Roberts (1937), Conrad Aiken (1889), and Gardner Fox (1911).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Paul Williams ranks 72Before him are Frank Churchill (1901), Conlon Nancarrow (1912), Milton Babbitt (1916), Paul Creston (1906), Mark Snow (1946), and Pauline Oliveros (1932). After him are Glenn Branca (1948), Peter H. Gilmore (1958), Elliot Goldenthal (1954), Leonard Slatkin (1944), Kevin MacLeod (1972), and William Schuman (1910).