Bernard Sumner

1956 - Today

Bernard Sumner

Bernard Sumner (born 4 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is best known as a founding member of both Joy Division, for whom he was the lead guitarist and keyboardist, and New Order, for whom he is the lead vocalist and guitarist. He has also been credited with advancing UK dance music and popularising the use of sequencers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Sumner has received more than 1,208,818 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,069th most popular musician.

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  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Bernard Sumner ranks 1,072 out of 2,258Before him are Glen Matlock, John Dolmayan, Trevor Pinnock, Herb Ellis, Theodore Thomas, and Kate Pierson. After him are Nani Bregvadze, Fazıl Say, Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Nuno Bettencourt, Steve Lacy, and Dexter Holland.

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Among people born in 1956, Bernard Sumner ranks 191Before him are Azmi Bishara, Jamie Hyneman, Jan Lammers, Glen Matlock, Sergei Sukhoruchenkov, and Antonio Muñoz Molina. After him are Peter Šťastný, Keith David, Takeshi Okada, Arsenio Hall, Catherine Frot, and Eike Batista.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bernard Sumner ranks 2,818 out of 5,347Before him are Joseph Grimaldi (1778), Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke (1886), Seán Lester (1888), Maria Edgeworth (1768), Anita Roddick (1942), and Joely Richardson (1965). After him are Paul Weller (1958), Gregory Winter (1951), William Thomas Blanford (1832), Bryan Robson (1957), Mark Sheppard (1964), and Patrick Doyle (1953).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Bernard Sumner ranks 177Before him are Ian Stuart Donaldson (1957), Hank Marvin (1941), Matt Bellamy (1978), Neil Murray (1950), Glen Matlock (1956), and Trevor Pinnock (1946). After him are Peter Maxwell Davies (1934), Bert Jansch (1943), William Primrose (1904), Phil Manzanera (1951), Andrew Loog Oldham (1944), and John McVie (1945).