Boris Grebenshchikov

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Boris Borisovich Grebenshchikov (Russian: Борис Борисович Гребенщиков; born (1953-11-27)27 November 1953) is a prominent member of the generation which is widely considered the "founding fathers" of Russian rock music. Due as much to his personal contribution as to the lasting success of his main effort, the band Aquarium (active from 1972 until today), he is a household name in Russia and much of the former Soviet Union. Grebenshchikov is frequently referred to as BG (Russian: БГ) (pronounced "Beh-Geh"), after his initials. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Grebenshchikov has received more than 150,062 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Boris Grebenshchikov is the 1,232nd most popular musician (down from 1,186th in 2019), the 1,468th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,308th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Russian Musician.

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  • 25

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  • 1.71

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  • 4.15

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Among musicians, Boris Grebenshchikov ranks 1,232 out of 2,675Before him are Christian Zacharias, Pat Torpey, Steve Swallow, Anahit Tsitsikian, Brad Whitford, and Mary Lou Williams. After him are Brian Setzer, Andrej Hoteev, Brigitte Engerer, Trevor Rabin, Tim Hardin, and Nani Bregvadze.

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Among people born in 1953, Boris Grebenshchikov ranks 231Before him are Sylvia Chang, Patti Scialfa, Riek Machar, José Costa, Periko Alonso, and Pat Torpey. After him are Oscar Alberto Ortiz, Zoran Janković, Ante Čačić, Pavol Biroš, Ernest Bai Koroma, and Robert Cray.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Boris Grebenshchikov ranks 1,468 out of 2,688Before him are Viktor Kapitonov (1933), Alexander Lebedev (1959), Vitaly Bianki (1894), Anahit Tsitsikian (1926), Nadezhda Suslova (1843), and Arkady Rotenberg (1951). After him are Fedor Ozep (1895), Andrej Hoteev (1946), Aleksandr Mostovoi (1968), Lyudmila Shevtsova (1934), Natalya Bondarchuk (1950), and Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1884).

Among MUSICIANS In Russia

Among musicians born in Russia, Boris Grebenshchikov ranks 19Before him are Nikolai Noskov (1956), Mikhail Pletnev (1957), Viktoria Mullova (1959), Issay Dobrowen (1891), Efrem Zimbalist (1889), and Anahit Tsitsikian (1926). After him are Andrej Hoteev (1946), Vladimir Spivakov (1944), Yuri Bashmet (1953), Andrei Gavrilov (1955), Zedd (1989), and Yegor Letov (1964).

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