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 revitalized his career 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 1,461,757 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Brian Setzer is the 1,233rd most popular musician (down from 1,057th in 2019), the 6,097th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,081st in 2019) and the 488th most popular American Musician.

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  • 59.04

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  • 19

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  • 4.09

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  • 2.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Brian Setzer ranks 1,233 out of 2,675Before him are Pat Torpey, Steve Swallow, Anahit Tsitsikian, Brad Whitford, Mary Lou Williams, and Boris Grebenshchikov. After him are Andrej Hoteev, Brigitte Engerer, Trevor Rabin, Tim Hardin, Nani Bregvadze, and Mick Thomson.

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Among people born in 1959, Brian Setzer ranks 196Before him are Martin Brundle, Sabine Meyer, Jorginho Putinatti, Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh, Alexander Lebedev, and Steven Erikson. After him are Steve Stevens, Sheena Easton, Mare Winningham, Aleksei Balabanov, Rodrigo García, and Lone Scherfig.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brian Setzer ranks 6,097 out of 15,968Before him are Edward Cook (1888), Zero Mostel (1915), Granville Woods (1856), Forrest Smithson (1884), Joe Jonas (1989), and Rachel Ticotin (1958). After him are Burt Rutan (1943), Shawn Wayans (1971), Norman Mineta (1931), Willie Colón (1950), Eva Angelina (1985), and Lassie Lou Ahern (1920).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Brian Setzer ranks 488Before him are Hubert Sumlin (1931), Edgar Winter (1946), Pat Torpey (1953), Steve Swallow (1940), Brad Whitford (1952), and Mary Lou Williams (1910). After him are Tim Hardin (1941), Mick Thomson (1973), Brad Delson (1977), Nat Adderley (1931), Steve Stevens (1959), and Robert Cray (1953).