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Bob Dylan

1941 - Today

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Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman; May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author and visual artist. Often regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, Dylan has been a major figure in popular culture during a career spanning nearly 60 years. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s, when songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" (1963) and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" (1964) became anthems for the civil rights and anti-war movements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Dylan has received more than 24,645,197 page views. His biography is available in 124 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 121 in 2019). Bob Dylan is the 10th most popular musician (down from 7th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from United States (down from 66th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Musician.

Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter and poet. He is most famous for his protest songs during the 1960s, which include "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'."

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  • 124

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  • 6.09

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  • 6.63

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Bob Dylan ranks 10 out of 2,675Before him are John Lennon, Niccolò Paganini, Michael Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Paul McCartney, and Leonard Cohen. After him are Jimi Hendrix, Ringo Starr, Leopold Mozart, Clara Schumann, George Harrison, and Elton John.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Bob Dylan ranks 4Before him are Kim Jong-il, Hayao Miyazaki, and Slobodan Milošević. After him are Joan Baez, Alex Ferguson, Plácido Domingo, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, Bernie Sanders, Cesária Évora, and Richard Dawkins.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Dylan ranks 85 out of 15,968Before him are Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929), Patrick Swayze (1952), Frank Sinatra (1915), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Johnny Cash (1932), and James Dean (1931). After him are Jimi Hendrix (1942), Debbie Reynolds (1932), Tina Turner (1939), Rosa Parks (1913), Henry David Thoreau (1817), and Meryl Streep (1949).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bob Dylan ranks 3Before him are Michael Jackson (1958) and Louis Armstrong (1901). After him are Jimi Hendrix (1942), Madonna (1958), Ray Charles (1930), Chuck Berry (1926), Frank Zappa (1940), Ronnie James Dio (1942), Miles Davis (1926), Scatman John (1942), and B.B. King (1925).

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