Bernie Worrell

1944 - 2016

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George Bernard Worrell, Jr. (April 19, 1944 – June 24, 2016) was an American keyboardist and record producer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernie Worrell has received more than 669,665 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Bernie Worrell is the 1,181st most popular composer (down from 982nd in 2019), the 10,662nd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,699th in 2019) and the 114th most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Bernie Worrell ranks 1,181 out of 1,228Before him are Malcolm Williamson, Stephen Schwartz, Ray Noble, Abel Korzeniowski, William Alwyn, and Oliver Knussen. After him are Thomas Adès, Norman Dello Joio, Frank Loesser, Edvin Marton, Magnus Lindberg, and Steve Roach.

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Among people born in 1944, Bernie Worrell ranks 523Before him are Jan Brewer, Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Oswald Gracias, John Onaiyekan, John Njue, and Thomas Allen. After him are John-David F. Bartoe, James van Hoften, Parmanand Jha, Chris Dodd, Dave Morgan, and Richard Robarts. Among people deceased in 2016, Bernie Worrell ranks 437Before him are Donald Henderson, M. Balamuralikrishna, Jo Cox, Joe Medicine Crow, Ernestine Anderson, and Reinhard Häfner. After him are Guy Clark, Pat Conroy, Sammy Lee, Wiesław Rudkowski, Nahed Hattar, and Bob Bennett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bernie Worrell ranks 10,662 out of 15,968Before him are John Ruiz (1972), Randy Williams (1953), Enrique Murciano (1973), Riley Keough (1989), Trini Alvarado (1967), and Rob Minkoff (1962). After him are Ashanti (1980), Adolph Kiefer (1918), Michael Barratt (1959), Cameron Monaghan (1993), Stuart Pankin (1946), and N. Scott Momaday (1934).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Bernie Worrell ranks 114Before him are Jerry Bock (1928), Robert Russell Bennett (1894), Shirley Walker (1945), Joel Goldsmith (1957), Robert Ashley (1930), and Stephen Schwartz (1948). After him are Norman Dello Joio (1913), Frank Loesser (1910), Steve Roach (1955), Don Davis (1957), Jeremy Soule (1975), and Randall Thompson (1899).