Brian Eno

1948 - Today

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Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno (; born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, record producer, visual artist, and theorist best known for his pioneering work in ambient music and contributions to rock, pop and electronica. A self-described "non-musician", Eno has helped introduce unique conceptual approaches and recording techniques to contemporary music. He has been described as one of popular music's most influential and innovative figures.Born in Suffolk, Eno studied painting and experimental music at the art school of Ipswich Civic College in the mid 1960s, and then at Winchester School of Art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Eno has received more than 5,011,981 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Brian Eno is the 207th most popular musician (up from 253rd in 2019), the 823rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 900th in 2019) and the 48th 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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Among musicians, Brian Eno ranks 207 out of 2,675Before him are Joe Jackson, Joe Satriani, Toots Thielemans, Clara Haskil, György Cziffra, and Jean-Marie Leclair. After him are Lalo Schifrin, Ronnie Wood, Yanni, Joni Mitchell, Bernard Haitink, and Maria Theresia von Paradis.

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Among people born in 1948, Brian Eno ranks 54Before him are Powers Boothe, William Gibson, Ian Paice, Hans Rosling, Bille August, and Bernard-Henri Lévy. After him are Ray Kurzweil, Sven-Göran Eriksson, Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, Edmund Kemper, Elizabeth Blackburn, and Tom Wilkinson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Eno ranks 823 out of 6,924Before him are Edward Kelley (1555), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), Robert FitzRoy (1805), Archibald Hill (1886), Leonora Carrington (1917), and William Bateson (1861). After him are Edgar F. Codd (1923), Chris Norman (1950), Emily Davison (1872), Edgar Adrian (1889), James Paul Moody (1887), and Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby (1861).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Brian Eno ranks 48Before him are John Cale (1942), Bill Wyman (1936), Pete Townshend (1945), Ian Paice (1948), Ian Curtis (1956), and Keith Moon (1946). After him are Ronnie Wood (1947), Slash (1965), Ginger Baker (1939), Steve Harris (1956), John Mayall (1933), and Roger Daltrey (1944).

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