Barry Hay

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Barry Andrew Hay (born 16 August 1948) is an Indian-born Dutch musician; he was the lead vocalist and frontman of Dutch rock band Golden Earring from 1967 until their disbandment in 2021. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barry Hay has received more than 392,408 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Barry Hay is the 1,181st most popular musician (up from 1,185th in 2019), the 547th most popular biography from India (down from 486th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Indian Musician.

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  • 390k

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  • 49.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Barry Hay ranks 1,181 out of 3,175Before her are Momčilo Bajagić Bajaga, Kate Pierson, Linda Perry, Dave Holland, Paul Gilbert, and Marty Balin. After her are Wolfgang Flür, Szymon Goldberg, Peter Tägtgren, Jenő Jandó, Joe Henderson, and Prince Buster.

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Among people born in 1948, Barry Hay ranks 378Before her are Christopher Guest, Kate Pierson, Philippe Sarde, Anthony Andrews, Dave Holland, and Abdulqawi Yusuf. After her are Bernhard Russi, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Martin Birch, Efraim Zuroff, Paquito D'Rivera, and Donald Fagen.

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In India

Among people born in India, Barry Hay ranks 547 out of 1,861Before her are Vasundhara Raje (1953), Anna Kashfi (1934), Shabana Azmi (1950), N. T. Rama Rao (1923), Bhagwan Das (1869), and Kumar Sanu (1957). After her are Shuja-ud-Daula (1732), Pankaj Kapur (1954), Raghunath Murmu (1905), Palden Thondup Namgyal (1923), K. J. Yesudas (1940), and Uttam Kumar (1926).

Among MUSICIANS In India

Among musicians born in India, Barry Hay ranks 9Before her are Cliff Richard (1940), Ravi Shankar (1920), Ram Narayan (1927), Tansen (1493), Bismillah Khan (1916), and Ilaiyaraaja (1943). After her are Hariprasad Chaurasia (1938), Christian Zacharias (1950), Trilok Gurtu (1951), Mehdi Hassan (1927), A. R. Rahman (1966), and M. Balamuralikrishna (1930).