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Ray Conniff

1916 - 2002

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Joseph Raymond Conniff (November 6, 1916 – October 12, 2002) was an American bandleader and arranger best known for his Ray Conniff Singers during the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ray Conniff has received more than 728,594 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Ray Conniff is the 327th most popular musician (down from 259th in 2019), the 1,876th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,449th in 2019) and the 99th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Ray Conniff ranks 327 out of 2,662Before him are Albert King, Scott McKenzie, Ry Cooder, André Previn, John Densmore, and Lee "Scratch" Perry. After him are Carl Michael Bellman, Ram Narayan, Nicko McBrain, Dave Murray, Robby Krieger, and Gustavo Santaolalla.

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Among people born in 1916, Ray Conniff ranks 66Before him are Léo Ferré, Walt Whitman Rostow, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Georg Henrik von Wright, Rafael Caldera, and Jack Vance. After him are Bernard Blier, James B. Donovan, Carl Johan Bernadotte, Pérez Prado, Giorgio Bassani, and Ernst Wilimowski. Among people deceased in 2002, Ray Conniff ranks 55Before him are María Félix, Stephen Jay Gould, Yoshio Okada, Henri Verneuil, George Roy Hill, and Chico Xavier. After him are Song Hye-rim, Humaira Begum, Joe Strummer, Mauro Ramos, Agatha Barbara, and Pierre Werner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ray Conniff ranks 1,876 out of 18,182Before him are Yaphet Kotto (1939), Jack Vance (1916), Jaclyn Smith (1945), Ward Cunningham (1949), Michael Phelps (1985), and Pontiac (1714). After him are Larry Scott (1938), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Aaron Spelling (1923), George Strait (1952), William Carlos Williams (1883), and Jonathan Edwards (1703).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Ray Conniff ranks 99Before him are Woody Guthrie (1912), Steve Vai (1960), Albert King (1923), Scott McKenzie (1939), Ry Cooder (1947), and John Densmore (1944). After him are Robby Krieger (1946), Buddy Rich (1917), Billy Gibbons (1949), Burt Bacharach (1928), Bo Diddley (1928), and Liberace (1919).