Bruce Springsteen

1949 - Today

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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who is both a solo artist and the leader of the E Street Band. Originally from the Jersey Shore, he received critical acclaim for his early 1970s albums and attained worldwide fame upon the release of Born to Run in 1975. During a career that has spanned five decades, Springsteen has become known for his poetic, socially conscious lyrics and energetic stage performances, sometimes lasting up to four hours in length. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce Springsteen has received more than 14,294,559 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Bruce Springsteen is the 46th most popular musician (up from 47th in 2019), the 312th most popular biography from United States (down from 279th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Musician.

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  • 84

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  • 5.26

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Among musicians, Bruce Springsteen ranks 46 out of 2,675. Before him are Isaac Albéniz, Roger Waters, Jimmy Page, Vladimir Horowitz, Martha Argerich, and Sting. After him are Brian Wilson, Jon Lord, André Rieu, Paul Simon, Ritchie Blackmore, and Roger Taylor.

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Among people born in 1949, Bruce Springsteen ranks 12Before him are António Guterres, Pedro Almodóvar, Mark Knopfler, Richard Gere, Sigourney Weaver, and Anna Wintour. After him are André Rieu, Caitlyn Jenner, Roger Taylor, Arsène Wenger, Jeff Bridges, and Bernard Arnault.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bruce Springsteen ranks 312 out of 15,968. Before him are William Jennings Bryan (1860), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), James Fenimore Cooper (1789), Nick Nolte (1941), and William Howard Taft (1857). After him are Kevin Costner (1955), Brian Wilson (1942), Raymond Chandler (1888), Napoleon Hill (1883), Herman Hollerith (1860), and James Madison (1751).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bruce Springsteen ranks 13Before him are Chuck Berry (1926), Frank Zappa (1940), Ronnie James Dio (1942), Miles Davis (1926), Scatman John (1942), and B.B. King (1925). After him are Brian Wilson (1942), Paul Simon (1941), Charlie Parker (1920), Robert Johnson (1911), Iggy Pop (1947), and Chet Baker (1929).

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