Shirley Horn

1934 - 2005

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Shirley Valerie Horn (May 1, 1934 – October 20, 2005) was an American jazz singer and pianist. She collaborated with many jazz musicians including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Toots Thielemans, Ron Carter, Carmen McRae, Wynton Marsalis and others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirley Horn has received more than 318,678 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Shirley Horn is the 850th most popular singer (up from 1,233rd in 2019), the 4,479th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,666th in 2019) and the 226th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 320k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Shirley Horn ranks 850 out of 4,381Before her are Jagjit Singh, Jon Vickers, George Baker, Inna, Majida El Roumi, and Rob Pilatus. After her are Raquel Meller, Blaze Bayley, François Delsarte, Tommy Körberg, Pablo Milanés, and Patachou.

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Among people born in 1934, Shirley Horn ranks 240Before her are Paco Ibáñez, Russ Tamblyn, Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Mahbub ul Haq, Michael Graves, and Ružica Sokić. After her are Francesco Monterisi, Stefan Abadzhiev, Julio Jiménez, Robert D. Hare, Mikhail Zhvanetsky, and Zequinha. Among people deceased in 2005, Shirley Horn ranks 157Before her are Martin Lings, Zurab Zhvania, Gary Bertini, Camillo Felgen, André Waterkeyn, and Tetyana Yablonska. After her are Pál Losonczi, Link Wray, Françoise d'Eaubonne, Juan José Saer, Vizma Belševica, and Jesús Rafael Soto.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shirley Horn ranks 4,479 out of 20,380Before her are Billy Herrington (1969), Sienna Miller (1981), Elliott Carter (1908), Barry Dennen (1938), Taj Mahal (1942), and Samuel T. Cohen (1921). After her are Berry Berenson (1948), Donald Byrd (1932), Edward Condon (1902), Tom Atkins (1935), Jon Polito (1950), and Randall Duk Kim (1943).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Shirley Horn ranks 226Before her are Mort Shuman (1938), Lobo (1943), Signe Toly Anderson (1941), B. J. Thomas (1942), Melanie Thornton (1967), and Cat Power (1972). After her are Nicole Scherzinger (1978), Bobby Vinton (1935), Adam Lambert (1982), Marilyn Horne (1934), Richard Carpenter (1946), and Chip Taylor (1940).