Ralph Kirkpatrick

1911 - 1984

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Ralph Leonard Kirkpatrick (; June 10, 1911 – April 13, 1984) was an American harpsichordist and musicologist, widely known for his chronological catalog of Domenico Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas as well as for his performances and recordings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Kirkpatrick has received more than 65,044 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Ralph Kirkpatrick is the 1,048th most popular musician (up from 1,060th in 2019), the 5,116th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,169th in 2019) and the 346th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 65k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Ralph Kirkpatrick has had the most page views in the with 6,267 views, followed by Japanese (2,257), and French (1,586). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (39.64%), Hebrew (24.42%), and Finnish (24.24%)


Among musicians, Ralph Kirkpatrick ranks 1,048 out of 3,175Before him are Geoff Emerick, Gary Thain, Estas Tonne, Gary Barlow, Paul Chambers, and Peter Banks. After him are John Lurie, Jack Irons, Johnny Thunders, Karl Doppler, DJ Kool Herc, and Tyler, the Creator.

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Among people born in 1911, Ralph Kirkpatrick ranks 189Before him are Nicolae Kovács, Juan Carlos Zabala, Maurice Schumann, André Navarra, Willem Johan Kolff, and Mahmoud Taleghani. After him are Mutara III Rudahigwa, Gavriil Kachalin, Paul Pietsch, Gustave Gilbert, Lisa Fonssagrives, and Amir Hamzah. Among people deceased in 1984, Ralph Kirkpatrick ranks 150Before him are Marcel Balsa, Aldo Donati, Walter Pidgeon, Ethel Merman, Vincent J. McMahon, and Sven Jonasson. After him are Grete Hermann, Joan Lindsay, Marcel Moyse, Peter Walker, Fulvio Bernardini, and Claude Chevalley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ralph Kirkpatrick ranks 5,116 out of 20,380Before him are Billy Burke (1966), Kevin Pollak (1957), Gregg Henry (1952), Dann Florek (1950), Benjamin Peirce (1809), and Roscoe Tanner (1951). After him are Michael Freedman (1951), Megan Thee Stallion (1995), Jake Paul (1997), Selma Blair (1972), Stanley Williams (1953), and Casper Van Dien (1968).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Ralph Kirkpatrick ranks 346Before him are Zakk Wylde (1967), Cecil Taylor (1929), Don Felder (1947), Tony Williams (1945), Charlie Mariano (1923), and Paul Chambers (1935). After him are John Lurie (1952), Jack Irons (1962), Johnny Thunders (1952), Tyler, the Creator (1991), Buddy Bolden (1877), and Pat Smear (1959).