Brian Eno

1948 - Today

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Brian Peter George Eno (; born 15 May 1948), also mononymously known as Eno, is an English musician, songwriter, record producer and visual artist. He is best known for his pioneering contributions to ambient music and electronica, and for producing, recording, and writing works in rock and pop music. A self-described "non-musician", Eno has helped introduce unconventional concepts and approaches to contemporary music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Eno has received more than 8,051,315 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Brian Eno is the 169th most popular musician (up from 170th in 2019), the 651st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 692nd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular British Musician.

Brian Eno is most famous for his work in the 1970s with the rock band Roxy Music, and for his solo albums, including Another Green World, Music for Airports, and Discreet Music.

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  • 8.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Brian Eno ranks 169 out of 3,175Before him are Charles-Valentin Alkan, Joseph Joachim, Chick Corea, George Martin, José Feliciano, and Giovanni Battista Viotti. After him are Klaus Nomi, Ian Paice, Itzhak Perlman, Anton Diabelli, Lucio Dalla, and Gilberto Gil.

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Among people born in 1948, Brian Eno ranks 53Before him are Grace Jones, Tony Iommi, Powers Boothe, Arie Haan, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, and Valentin Ceaușescu. After him are Ian Paice, Bernard-Henri Lévy, Pim Fortuyn, Rudolf Schenker, Rory Gallagher, and Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Eno ranks 651 out of 8,785Before him are James Dewar (1842), George Martin (1926), John Kendrew (1917), Bobby Robson (1933), John Flamsteed (1646), and Kevin Keegan (1951). After him are Colin Maclaurin (1698), Richard Arkwright (1732), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Wilkie Collins (1824), Ian Paice (1948), and Aubrey Beardsley (1872).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Brian Eno ranks 42Before him are Ronnie Wood (1947), Roger Glover (1945), Malcolm Young (1953), Chris Slade (1946), Tony Iommi (1948), and George Martin (1926). After him are Ian Paice (1948), Bill Wyman (1936), John Cale (1942), John Paul Jones (1946), Amy Winehouse (1983), and Ken Hensley (1945).