SINGER

Bryan Ferry

1945 - Today

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Bryan Ferry (born 26 September 1945) is an English singer and songwriter who was the frontman of the band Roxy Music and also a solo artist. His distinctive voice has been described as an "elegant, seductive croon". He also established a distinctive image and sartorial style: according to The Independent, Ferry and his contemporary David Bowie influenced a generation with both their music and their appearances. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bryan Ferry has received more than 5,604,596 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Bryan Ferry is the 142nd most popular singer (up from 181st in 2019), the 617th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 770th in 2019) and the 18th most popular British Singer.

Bryan Ferry is most famous for being the lead singer of the English rock band Roxy Music.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.28

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Bryan Ferries by language

Over the past year Bryan Ferry has had the most page views in the with 748,334 views, followed by German (94,366), and Italian (55,909). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Macedonian (1,110.00%), Greek (211.50%), and West Frisian (125.82%)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, Bryan Ferry ranks 142 out of 4,381Before him are Falco, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Manu Chao, Georges Moustaki, Maria Malibran, and John Lee Hooker. After him are Billy Joel, Astrud Gilberto, Chris Norman, Esma Redžepova, Roberto Carlos, and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Bryan Ferry ranks 52Before him are Roger Glover, Ram Nath Kovind, Linda Hunt, Dési Bouterse, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, and Nikita Mikhalkov. After him are Steve Martin, Keith Jarrett, José Feliciano, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Laurent Gbagbo, and Alexey Ekimov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bryan Ferry ranks 617 out of 8,785Before him are James II of Scotland (1430), Nigel Mansell (1953), Brian Epstein (1934), Robert II of Scotland (1316), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), and John le Carré (1931). After him are Eduard Suess (1831), Tony Buzan (1942), Tilda Swinton (1960), Jerome K. Jerome (1859), Edgar Wallace (1875), and Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Bryan Ferry ranks 18Before him are Bonnie Tyler (1951), Morrissey (1959), Robert Plant (1948), Peter Gabriel (1950), Bruce Dickinson (1958), and Annie Lennox (1954). After him are Chris Norman (1950), Dua Lipa (1995), Chris Rea (1951), Tom Jones (1940), Eric Burdon (1941), and David Coverdale (1951).