Bruce Springsteen

1949 - Today

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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Nicknamed "the Boss", he has released 21 studio albums during a career spanning six decades, most of which feature his backing band, the E Street Band. Springsteen is a pioneer of heartland rock, a genre combining mainstream rock music with poetic and socially conscious lyrics that feature narratives primarily concerning working class American life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce Springsteen has received more than 25,502,927 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia. Bruce Springsteen is the 52nd most popular musician (down from 49th in 2019), the 329th most popular biography from United States (down from 285th in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Musician.

Bruce Springsteen is most famous for his work as a rock and roll singer-songwriter. He is also known for his distinctive voice and his long, energetic stage performances.

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  • 69.21

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  • 86

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  • 4.85

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  • 5.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Bruce Springsteen ranks 52 out of 3,175Before him are Martha Argerich, Goran Bregović, B.B. King, Isaac Albéniz, Victor Borge, and Pablo Casals. After him are Jimmy Page, Amir Khusrow, Roger Taylor, Vladimir Horowitz, Brian Jones, and Benny Andersson.

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Among people born in 1949, Bruce Springsteen ranks 20Before him are Arsène Wenger, Richard Gere, Maurice Gibb, Abdullah Öcalan, André Rieu, and Ken Follett. After him are Roger Taylor, Sandra Mason, Slavoj Žižek, Thomas Sankara, Jessica Lange, and Bobby Farrell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bruce Springsteen ranks 329 out of 20,380Before him are Angelina Jolie (1975), Zachary Taylor (1784), Ezra Pound (1885), Stevie Wonder (1950), Warren G. Harding (1865), and Eminem (1972). After him are Philip Kotler (1931), Louise Glück (1943), Robert Fulton (1765), Joe Frazier (1944), Henry Clay (1777), and Shaquille O'Neal (1972).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bruce Springsteen ranks 14Before him are Frank Zappa (1940), Brian Wilson (1942), Chuck Berry (1926), Ronnie James Dio (1942), Miles Davis (1926), and B.B. King (1925). After him are Cliff Burton (1962), Duke Ellington (1899), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Dean Martin (1917), Yehudi Menuhin (1916), and Robert Johnson (1911).