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Bryan Ferry

1945 - Today

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Bryan Ferry CBE (born 26 September 1945) is an English singer and songwriter. His 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 4,353,532 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Bryan Ferry is the 182nd most popular singer (down from 166th in 2019), the 770th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 755th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Singer.

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

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  • 4.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Bryan Ferry ranks 182 out of 3,528Before him are Manu Chao, Sofia Rotaru, Falco, David Coverdale, Anna German, and Ofra Haza. After him are Neil Diamond, Zarah Leander, Tori Amos, Joan Sutherland, Anna Netrebko, and Desireless.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Bryan Ferry ranks 58Before him are Keith Jarrett, José Feliciano, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Ernie Hudson, Nikita Mikhalkov, and Carmen Maura. After him are Joël Robuchon, Phil Jackson, Dirk Benedict, Bubba Smith, Pete Townshend, and Dennis Rader.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bryan Ferry ranks 770 out of 7,765Before him are Edmund Cartwright (1743), Tim Roth (1961), John Ambrose Fleming (1849), Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby (1861), Kenny Dalglish (1951), and Charles Spurgeon (1834). After him are James Gregory (1638), E. M. Forster (1879), Charles Laughton (1899), William Lassell (1799), Henry Fielding (1707), and John of Salisbury (1110).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Bryan Ferry ranks 23Before him are Peter Gabriel (1950), Tom Jones (1940), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Chris Norman (1950), Chris Rea (1951), and David Coverdale (1951). After him are Petula Clark (1932), Rob Halford (1951), Dave Gahan (1962), Dua Lipa (1995), Sarah Brightman (1960), and Susan Boyle (1961).

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