Rahsaan Roland Kirk

1935 - 1977

Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (August 7, 1935 – December 5, 1977) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played tenor saxophone, flute, and many other instruments. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rahsaan Roland Kirk has received more than 323,818 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 788th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 320k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Rahsaan Roland Kirk ranks 791 out of 2,258Before him are Candy Dulfer, Jean-Luc Ponty, Peter Hammill, Željko Joksimović, Alice, and Scott Bradley. After him are Helmuth Rilling, Sean Combs, Daevid Allen, Amy Lee, Ahmet Ertegun, and Snowy White.

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Among people born in 1935, Rahsaan Roland Kirk ranks 190Before him are Walter De Maria, Ronald Graham, Gerhard Mitter, Fabio Cudicini, Enzo Jannacci, and Juan Bautista Agüero. After him are Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, Friðrik Ólafsson, Ryhor Baradulin, Mohammed Basindawa, Ervin Zádor, and Percy Adlon. Among people deceased in 1977, Rahsaan Roland Kirk ranks 107Before him are William Castle, Mirzo Tursunzoda, Jan-Carl Raspe, Tibor Déry, Paul Bernays, and Scott Bradley. After him are Neco, István Avar, Juan Carlos Calvo, Alice Paul, Jean Rostand, and Willem Schermerhorn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rahsaan Roland Kirk ranks 3,835 out of 12,171Before him are Scott Bradley (1891), Pat Boone (1934), Taylor Lautner (1992), Yogi Berra (1925), Paul Reiser (1957), and George Andrew Reisner (1867). After him are Charles T. Kowal (1940), John Trumbull (1756), Roy J. Plunkett (1910), Keenen Ivory Wayans (1958), Laurie Metcalf (1955), and Anthony Franciosa (1928).