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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 3,411,182 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Bryan Ferry is the 166th most popular singer (up from 183rd in 2019), the 756th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 791st in 2019) and the 21st most popular British Singer.

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

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  • 3.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Bryan Ferry ranks 166 out of 3,541Before him are Otis Redding, Susan Boyle, Thomas Anders, Astrud Gilberto, John Denver, and Chester Bennington. After him are Tony Bennett, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, Al Jarreau, Ofra Haza, Giuseppe Di Stefano, and Laura Branigan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Bryan Ferry ranks 52Before him are John Lithgow, Roger Glover, James Avery, Nikita Mikhalkov, Richard Thaler, and Abdelmadjid Tebboune. After him are Pete Townshend, Adly Mansour, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Linda Hunt, Bette Midler, and Joseph Kosuth.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bryan Ferry ranks 756 out of 6,924Before him are Rachel Weisz (1970), John Cockcroft (1897), Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland (1915), Jim Broadbent (1949), John Frederic Daniell (1790), and John Cale (1942). After him are Bill Wyman (1936), Chaim Herzog (1918), Kenneth Branagh (1960), Pete Townshend (1945), James Mill (1773), and Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Bryan Ferry ranks 21Before him are Peter Gabriel (1950), Annie Lennox (1954), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Tom Jones (1940), Eric Burdon (1941), and Susan Boyle (1961). After him are David Coverdale (1951), Vera Lynn (1917), Chris Rea (1951), Chris Norman (1950), Petula Clark (1932), and Peter Green (1946).

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