Tony Williams

1945 - 1997

Tony Williams

Anthony Tillmon Williams (December 12, 1945 – February 23, 1997) was an American jazz drummer. Williams first gained fame in the band of trumpeter Miles Davis and pioneered jazz fusion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Williams has received more than 37,943 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,005th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 38k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Tony Williams ranks 1,008 out of 2,258Before him are Mick Fleetwood, Viktoria Mullova, Charly García, Jay Kay, Volodymyr Ivasyuk, and Eberhard Weber. After him are Phil Taylor, Dave Foster, Dave Alexander, Phil Campbell, Mark Evans, and Joey Jordison.

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Among people born in 1945, Tony Williams ranks 270Before him are Marino Basso, Bob Balaban, Pietro Grasso, Eric Roth, Awad Hamed al-Bandar, and David Allen. After him are Philippe Ouédraogo, Rita Coolidge, Tammi Terrell, Rüdiger Safranski, Patrick Malahide, and Jean-Pierre Kutwa. Among people deceased in 1997, Tony Williams ranks 153Before him are Lars Ahlin, James Krüss, Denver Pyle, Arthur Machado, Richard Jaeckel, and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. After him are Tamara Tyshkevich, Laurean Rugambwa, Billy Bremner, Cheddi Jagan, Ben Hogan, and Conlon Nancarrow.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tony Williams ranks 4,812 out of 12,171Before him are Brenda Strong (1960), David Todd Wilkinson (1935), Dee Dee Bridgewater (1950), Robert Urich (1946), Jack LaLanne (1914), and John Gray (1951). After him are Russell Kirk (1918), Lester Allan Pelton (1829), Carol Burnett (1933), Joseph Leidy (1823), Dave Foster (null), and John C. Slater (1900).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Tony Williams ranks 380Before him are Timbaland (1972), Paul Gray (1972), Scott Columbus (1956), Karl Logan (1965), Terry Bozzio (1950), and Jimmy Reed (1925). After him are Dave Foster (null), Dave Alexander (1947), Joey Jordison (1975), Buckethead (1969), Moe Tucker (1944), and Brad Delson (1977).