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Bruce Springsteen

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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer and songwriter. He has released 21 studio albums during a career spanning six decades, most of which feature his backing band, the E Street Band. He is an originator of heartland rock, a genre combining mainstream rock music with poetic and socially conscious lyrics that tell a narrative about working-class American life. Nicknamed "The Boss", he is known for his lyrics and energetic concerts, with performances that can last more than four hours.Springsteen released his first two albums, Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce Springsteen has received more than 21,253,455 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 84 in 2019). Bruce Springsteen is the 49th most popular musician (down from 46th in 2019), the 285th most popular biography from United States (up from 312th in 2019) and the 13th 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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  • 86

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  • 5.70

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  • 5.36

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Among musicians, Bruce Springsteen ranks 49 out of 2,662Before him are John Deacon, B.B. King, Sting, Lemmy, Vladimir Horowitz, and Brian Wilson. After him are David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Isaac Albéniz, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Chuck Berry, and Jimmy Page.

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Among people born in 1949, Bruce Springsteen ranks 17Before him are Benjamin Netanyahu, Anna Wintour, Roger Taylor, Bernard Arnault, Lech Kaczyński, and Maurice Gibb. After him are Abdullah Öcalan, Ken Follett, Sandra Mason, Jeff Bridges, Caitlyn Jenner, and André Rieu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bruce Springsteen ranks 285 out of 18,182Before him are Leonardo DiCaprio (1974), Diane Keaton (1946), Gene Hackman (1930), Angelina Jolie (1975), Brian Wilson (1942), and Bette Davis (1908). After him are Nick Nolte (1941), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Norbert Wiener (1894), Shirley MacLaine (1934), Mario Puzo (1920), and Raymond Chandler (1888).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bruce Springsteen ranks 13Before him are Scatman John (1942), Miles Davis (1926), Frank Zappa (1940), Ronnie James Dio (1942), B.B. King (1925), and Brian Wilson (1942). After him are Chuck Berry (1926), Charlie Parker (1920), Robert Johnson (1911), Chet Baker (1929), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), and Cliff Burton (1962).

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