Bernie Taupin

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Bernard John Taupin (born 22 May 1950) is an English songwriter. He is best known for his long-term collaboration with musician Elton John, a songwriting partnership that is one of the most successful in history. Taupin has written the lyrics for most of John's songs.In 1967, Taupin answered an advertisement in the music paper New Musical Express placed by Liberty Records, a company that was seeking new songwriters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernie Taupin has received more than 8,117,586 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Bernie Taupin is the 391st most popular musician (up from 407th in 2019), the 1,339th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,379th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Musician.

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  • 27

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  • 3.59

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  • 3.39

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Among musicians, Bernie Taupin ranks 391 out of 2,662Before him are Glenn Tipton, Buddy Guy, Pat Martino, Arthur Grumiaux, Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach, and Moondog. After him are Jacques Dutronc, Wayne Shorter, John Frusciante, Ivry Gitlis, Sérgio Mendes, and Chet Atkins.

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Among people born in 1950, Bernie Taupin ranks 84Before him are Julius Erving, Ueli Maurer, Michael Ironside, Corinne Cléry, Bobby McFerrin, and Chantal Akerman. After him are Hiroshi Kanazawa, Alberto Juantorena, Anghel Iordănescu, William Sadler, Mark Spitz, and Jean-Marc Ayrault.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bernie Taupin ranks 1,339 out of 7,765Before him are John Boorman (1933), Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774), Rhys Ifans (1967), John Eliot Gardiner (1943), Dominic Purcell (1970), and Evelyn De Morgan (1855). After him are David Icke (1952), Edmund Kean (1787), John Austin (1790), Timothy Spall (1957), John Gay (1685), and William McDougall (1871).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Bernie Taupin ranks 78Before him are Mick Taylor (1949), Wallace Hartley (1878), Adrian Smith (1957), Chris Martin (1977), Janick Gers (1957), and Glenn Tipton (1947). After him are Geezer Butler (1949), Martin Gore (1961), Stevie Young (1956), Andy Summers (1942), Paul Rodgers (1949), and Greg Lake (1947).