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Brian Setzer

1959 - Today

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Brian Robert Setzer (born April 10, 1959) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He found widespread success in the early 1980s with the 1950s-style rockabilly group Stray Cats, and returned to the music scene in the early 1990s with his swing revival band, the Brian Setzer Orchestra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Setzer has received more than 1,908,362 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Brian Setzer is the 1,303rd most popular musician (down from 1,233rd in 2019), the 6,541st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,093rd in 2019) and the 494th most popular American Musician.

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  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Brian Setzer ranks 1,303 out of 2,662Before him are Pat Torpey, Michael Giles, Mike Patton, Urs Bühler, Kenny Drew, and John Hammond. After him are Steve Aoki, Nigel Kennedy, Richard Bonynge, Rhoma Irama, Karl Logan, and Brad Whitford.

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Among people born in 1959, Brian Setzer ranks 218Before him are David Blatt, Rahm Emanuel, Nobuo Kishi, Anatoliy Demyanenko, Daniela Romo, and Marco Antonio Solís. After him are César Évora, Sanjay Dutt, Peter Molyneux, Roberto Fiore, Sting, and Jorginho Putinatti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brian Setzer ranks 6,541 out of 18,182Before him are John O'Hara (1905), Kenny Drew (1928), Edward Ruscha (1937), Gladys West (1930), Richard Bass (1929), and John Hammond (1910). After him are Dane DeHaan (1986), Sabrina Carpenter (1999), Edward Gibson (1936), Sam Webb (1945), James E. Gunn (1923), and Buck Adams (1955).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Brian Setzer ranks 494Before him are Johnny Mercer (1909), Lester Bowie (1941), Pat Torpey (1953), Mike Patton (1968), Kenny Drew (1928), and John Hammond (1910). After him are Steve Aoki (1977), Karl Logan (1965), Brad Whitford (1952), Joe Hahn (1977), Oscar Pettiford (1922), and Bobby Timmons (1935).