Quincy Jones

1933 - Today

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Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American record producer, songwriter, composer, arranger, and film and television producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Quincy Jones has received more than 19,781,599 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Quincy Jones is the 99th most popular musician (up from 131st in 2019), the 563rd most popular biography from United States (up from 775th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Musician.

Quincy Jones is most famous for his long career as a musician, producer, and composer. He has won 27 Grammy Awards and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as both a producer and a musician.

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  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Quincy Jones ranks 99 out of 3,175Before him are David Oistrakh, Alice Cooper, Dschinghis Khan, Chet Baker, Frank Farian, and Angus Young. After him are Lemmy, John Coltrane, Paul Mauriat, Gheorghe Zamfir, Ludovico Einaudi, and Ice-T.

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Among people born in 1933, Quincy Jones ranks 33Before him are Krzysztof Penderecki, Paul Biya, Paul J. Crutzen, Abolhassan Banisadr, Bernardo Provenzano, and Kim Novak. After him are Costa-Gavras, Álvaro Siza Vieira, John Barry, Antonio Negri, Gene Wilder, and Richard R. Ernst.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Quincy Jones ranks 563 out of 20,380Before him are T. S. Eliot (1888), Oprah Winfrey (1954), Carl Weathers (1948), Gloria Gaynor (1947), Kim Novak (1933), and George Armstrong Custer (1839). After him are Ronald Wayne (1934), Mia Farrow (1945), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Charles Goodyear (1800), Sean Penn (1960), and Eddie Murphy (1961).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Quincy Jones ranks 28Before him are Steven Van Zandt (1950), Lou Reed (1942), Paul Simon (1941), Charlie Parker (1920), Alice Cooper (1948), and Chet Baker (1929). After him are John Coltrane (1926), Ice-T (1958), Glenn Miller (1904), Lionel Richie (1949), Chris Isaak (1956), and Cyndi Lauper (1953).