Wikidata:Property proposal/Prog Archives artist ID

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Prog Archives artist ID[edit]

Originally proposed at Wikidata:Property proposal/Authority control

Descriptionidentifier for an artist on the website Prog Archives
Data typeExternal identifier
Domainhuman (Q5), musical ensemble (Q2088357)
Allowed values[1-9][0-9]*
Example 1King Crimson (Q189382)191
Example 2Porcupine Tree (Q213923)) → 290
Example 3Steve Hackett (Q315811)) → 782
Example 4Bent Knee (Q24915285) → 9175
Planned useadding identifiers to artists in Wikidata that have entries on Prog Archives; adding artists that are in the Prog Archives database to Wikidata if they are not present and adding identifiers to those newly entered artists
Number of IDs in source11082
Expected completenessalways incomplete (Q21873886) -- artists are added regularly to Prog Archives
Formatter URL$1


Prog Archives is a database devoted to progressive rock that contains 10,854 progressive rock bands and artists (as of November 26, 2019). As far as I can determine, it seems to be the largest site specifically devoted to cataloging progressive rock. A large number of the bands and artists cataloged on Prog Archives do not appear on Wikidata. I would like to rectify that by using Prog Archives as a source for adding these artists to Wikidata and having the identifier to link them to Prog Archives would be helpful.

I'm not sure what data is entered in some of the proposal values above. Please advise or correct at your leisure.

Pteropotamus (talk) 20:14, 26 November 2019 (UTC)


@ديفيد عادل وهبة خليل 2, Moebeus, Pteropotamus: ✓ Done: Prog Archives artist ID (P7670). − Pintoch (talk) 15:21, 4 December 2019 (UTC)