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Alice Cooper

1948 - Today

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Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer whose career spans over five decades. With a raspy voice and a stage show that features numerous props and stage illusions, including pyrotechnics, guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, reptiles, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by many music journalists and peers to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock". He has drawn equally from horror films, vaudeville, and garage rock to pioneer a macabre and theatrical brand of rock designed to shock audiences.Originating in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1964, "Alice Cooper" was originally a band with roots extending back to a band called the Earwigs, consisting of Furnier on lead vocals and harmonica, Glen Buxton on lead guitar, and Dennis Dunaway on bass guitar and backing vocals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alice Cooper has received more than 15,144,778 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Alice Cooper is the 126th most popular musician (down from 107th in 2019), the 748th most popular biography from United States (down from 669th in 2019) and the 35th most popular American Musician.

Alice Cooper is most famous for his theatrical stage performances, which feature guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, boa constrictors, and baby dolls.

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  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Alice Cooper ranks 126 out of 2,662Before him are Neil Young, John Dowland, Sid Vicious, Bill Wyman, Joe Hisaishi, and Stuart Sutcliffe. After him are Jacqueline du Pré, Till Lindemann, Roger Glover, Quincy Jones, Mariss Jansons, and Ray Manzarek.

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Among people born in 1948, Alice Cooper ranks 37Before him are John R. Bolton, Robert Plant, Donna Summer, Olivia Newton-John, John Bonham, and Thierry Mugler. After him are Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maurizio Gucci, Jean-Pierre Adams, John Carpenter, Giorgio Parisi, and Jerzy Kukuczka.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alice Cooper ranks 748 out of 18,182Before him are Gene Wilder (1933), Irving Fisher (1867), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Tippi Hedren (1930), Edward Norton (1969), and Burgess Meredith (1907). After him are Buckminster Fuller (1895), Mark Hamill (1951), Marvin Gaye (1939), Tobin Bell (1942), H. L. Mencken (1880), and Stanley B. Prusiner (1942).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Alice Cooper ranks 35Before him are Nat King Cole (1919), Buddy Holly (1936), Lady Gaga (1986), Don Shirley (1927), Benny Goodman (1909), and Chick Corea (1941). After him are Quincy Jones (1933), Ray Manzarek (1939), Ice-T (1958), Lionel Richie (1949), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), and Ike Turner (1931).

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