Ray Ventura

1908 - 1979

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Raymond Ventura (16 April 1908, Paris, France – 29 March 1979, Palma de Mallorca, Spain) was a French jazz pianist and bandleader. He helped popularize jazz in France in the 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ray Ventura has received more than 37,570 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ray Ventura is the 1,272nd most popular musician, the 3,727th most popular biography from France and the 47th most popular French Musician.

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  • 38k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Ray Ventura ranks 1,272 out of 2,675Before him are Ralph Towner, Bonnie Raitt, Ronnie Lane, Suga, Ma Rainey, and Magic Slim. After him are Mary Travers, Markus Grosskopf, Paquito D'Rivera, Marshmello, Slim Harpo, and Sven Väth.

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Among people born in 1908, Ray Ventura ranks 256Before him are Franz Cisar, Matti Sippala, Necil Kazım Akses, Nicolás Lindley López, Hans Jakob, and Vivian Fuchs. After him are Vano Muradeli, Concha Piquer, Miguel Otero Silva, Louis Versyp, Pietro Pastore, and Gioacchino Guaragna. Among people deceased in 1979, Ray Ventura ranks 173Before him are Gustav Winckler, Van McCoy, Mohamed Akid, Maurizio Arena, Vasco Bergamaschi, and Sigrid Fick. After him are Klaus Egge, Eduardo González Valiño, Ermindo Onega, I. A. Richards, Jan de Klerk, and Jacob L. Devers.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ray Ventura ranks 3,727 out of 5,234Before him are Hervé Renard (1968), Jean-Christophe Yoccoz (1957), Frédéric Kanouté (1977), Jean de Sponde (1557), Martin Fourcade (1988), and Jeannie Longo (1958). After him are Medhi Benatia (1987), Maurice Schilles (1888), Otto Froitzheim (1884), Bernard Clavel (1923), Érik Orsenna (1947), and Philippe Néricault Destouches (1680).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Ray Ventura ranks 47Before him are Francis Cabrel (1953), Yvonne Loriod (1924), Marcel Moyse (1889), François Habeneck (1781), Auguste Franchomme (1808), and Hélène Grimaud (1969). After him are Manu Katché (1958), Henry Padovani (1952), Dan Ar Braz (1949), Sébastien Izambard (1973), Didier Lockwood (1956), and DJ Snake (1986).