Red Garland

1923 - 1984

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William McKinley "Red" Garland, Jr. (May 13, 1923 – April 23, 1984) was an American modern jazz pianist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Red Garland has received more than 292,920 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Red Garland is the 1,031st most popular musician (down from 1,026th in 2019), the 5,111th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,927th in 2019) and the 385th most popular American Musician.

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  • 20

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  • 2.94

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Among musicians, Red Garland ranks 1,031 out of 2,675Before him are David Bryan, Angélique Kidjo, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Zoltán Kocsis, Simon Wright, and Paul Gray. After him are Matt Sorum, Tony Joe White, Mike Bloomfield, Phil Campbell, Stan Kenton, and Phil Taylor.

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Among people born in 1923, Red Garland ranks 233Before him are William Windom, Patrick Moore, Ziba Ganiyeva, Rudolf Augstein, François Cavanna, and James Arness. After him are Morris Halle, Mikhail Yegorov, Xie Jin, Ahti Karjalainen, Mikhail Pugovkin, and Nora Brockstedt. Among people deceased in 1984, Red Garland ranks 136Before him are Helge Løvland, Giuseppe Tucci, Vincent J. McMahon, Viktor Chukarin, Marcel Moyse, and Peter Walker. After him are Ethel Merman, Claude Chevalley, Elizabeth Goudge, Gino Bianco, Campanal I, and Faiz Ahmad Faiz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Red Garland ranks 5,111 out of 15,968Before him are Susanna Thompson (1958), Ann Wilson (1950), Eric Bogosian (1953), LL Cool J (1968), Robert Yerkes (1876), and Catherine Wolfe Bruce (1816). After him are Matt Sorum (1960), Tony Joe White (1943), Amber Lynn (1964), Dixie Carter (1939), Al Corley (1956), and Afeni Shakur (1947).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Red Garland ranks 385Before him are Mark St. John (1956), Larry Carlton (1948), Clark Terry (1920), Scott Travis (1961), David Bryan (1962), and Paul Gray (1972). After him are Matt Sorum (1960), Tony Joe White (1943), Mike Bloomfield (1943), Stan Kenton (1911), Bob Kulick (1950), and Mamie Smith (1891).