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 658,699 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Ray Conniff is the 259th most popular musician (up from 290th in 2019), the 1,450th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,538th in 2019) and the 78th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Ray Conniff ranks 259 out of 2,675Before him are Amy Winehouse, Liberace, Kirk Hammett, Mike Shinoda, Lisa Gerrard, and Jerry Reed. After him are Heinrich Neuhaus, Wanda Landowska, Paul Wittgenstein, Joe Zawinul, Dave Mustaine, and Friedrich Gulda.

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Among people born in 1916, Ray Conniff ranks 54Before him are Michael Gough, Abdul Rahman Arif, Glenn Ford, Saburō Sakai, Maria Altmann, and Dino Risi. After him are Stjepan Filipović, Alberto Ginastera, Consuelo Velázquez, Richard Fleischer, Jack Vance, and Walt Whitman Rostow. Among people deceased in 2002, Ray Conniff ranks 47Before him are Shigeo Sugimoto, Song Hye-rim, Laurent Schwartz, Aileen Wuornos, Stephen Jay Gould, and Xi Zhongxun. After him are María Félix, Pim Fortuyn, Sohn Kee-chung, Hildegard Knef, Erwin Chargaff, and Lilian, Princess of Réthy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ray Conniff ranks 1,450 out of 15,968Before him are Jane Wyman (1917), Jerry Reed (1937), John Gavin (1931), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Steven Soderbergh (1963), and Robert E. Park (1864). After him are Christina Onassis (1950), Gary Busey (1944), Arthur Kornberg (1918), Paul D. Boyer (1918), Jeffery Deaver (1950), and Holland Taylor (1943).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Ray Conniff ranks 78Before him are Snoop Dogg (1971), Sidney Bechet (1897), Liberace (1919), Kirk Hammett (1962), Mike Shinoda (1977), and Jerry Reed (1937). After him are Dave Mustaine (1961), Sonny Rollins (1930), Buddy Rich (1917), Charles Mingus (1922), John Zorn (1953), and Izzy Stradlin (1962).