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Alvin Lee

1944 - 2013

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Alvin Lee (born Graham Anthony Barnes; 19 December 1944 – 6 March 2013) was an English guitarist, singer and songwriter, who was best known as the lead vocalist and lead guitarist of the blues rock band Ten Years After. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alvin Lee has received more than 1,660,787 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Alvin Lee is the 422nd most popular musician (up from 481st in 2019), the 1,433rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,577th in 2019) and the 85th most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Alvin Lee ranks 422 out of 2,662Before him are Christoph Eschenbach, Alexander Siloti, Dionisio Aguado y García, Paul Rodgers, Lester Young, and Greg Lake. After him are Van Cliburn, Richard Z. Kruspe, Matthias Jabs, Bud Powell, George Young, and Alice Herz-Sommer.

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Among people born in 1944, Alvin Lee ranks 155Before him are Marie-Christine Barrault, James Heckman, Michael Rosbash, Peter Mayhew, Luis Ladaria Ferrer, and Geneviève Grad. After him are Willem van Hanegem, Frances de la Tour, Michel Polnareff, John Glover, Masanobu Izumi, and Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester. Among people deceased in 2013, Alvin Lee ranks 105Before him are Esther Williams, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Taihō Kōki, Tuncel Kurtiz, Seki Matsunaga, and Ray Harryhausen. After him are Van Cliburn, Conrad Bain, Otto Sander, Frederik Pohl, Ali Kafi, and Rossana Podestà.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alvin Lee ranks 1,433 out of 7,765Before him are Princess Augusta of Great Britain (1737), Sydney Chaplin (1885), Ælle of Sussex (500), David Purley (1945), Robert Shaw (1927), and Patrick Macnee (1922). After him are Albert Ketèlbey (1875), Lucinda Riley (1965), Gordon Ramsay (1966), Matthew Flinders (1774), Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870), and Gilbert Ryle (1900).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Alvin Lee ranks 85Before him are Geezer Butler (1949), Martin Gore (1961), Stevie Young (1956), Andy Summers (1942), Paul Rodgers (1949), and Greg Lake (1947). After him are George Young (1946), Donovan (1946), Robert Wyatt (1945), Dick Taylor (1943), Bill Ward (1948), and Roger Hodgson (1950).

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