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Bruce Springsteen

1949 - Today

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Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He has released twenty studio albums, many of which feature his backing band, the E Street Band. Originally from the Jersey Shore, he is one of the originators of the heartland rock style of music, combining mainstream rock musical style with narrative songs about working class American life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce Springsteen has received more than 16,792,996 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.

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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  • 17M

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  • 76.36

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  • 84

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Bruce Springsteen ranks 46 out of 2,675Before 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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Contemporaries

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 15,968Before 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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