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William Emmanuel Bevan, known by his recording alias Burial, is a British electronic musician from South London. Initially remaining anonymous, Burial became the first artist signed to Kode9's electronic label Hyperdub in 2005. He won acclaim the following year for his self-titled debut album, which showcased a dark, emotive take on UK rave music styles such as 2-step garage and jungle; it was named the album of the year by The Wire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Burial has received more than 1,264,027 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Burial is the 2,637th most popular musician (down from 2,238th in 2019), the 6,338th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,066th in 2019) and the 439th most popular British Musician.

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  • 19

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  • 3.01

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Among musicians, Burial ranks 2,637 out of 2,675. Before him are Jordan Galland, Kjartan Sveinsson, High Contrast, Ingrid Michaelson, Katy B, and J. R. Rotem. After him are Danny Jones, Ezra Koenig, Patrick Carney, Taylor York, Spencer Smith, and Toro y Moi.

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Among people born in 2000, Burial ranks 86Before him are Rahaf Mohammed, Yacine Adli, Yukinari Sugawara, Khea, Kliment Kolesnikov, and Jackie Evancho. After him are Kaori Yuki, Yara Shahidi, CJ Adams, Iakoba Italeli, Sergio Gómez Martín, and Rana Dajani.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Burial ranks 6,338 out of 6,924. Before him are Jon Lilygreen (1987), Lauren Socha (1990), Tim Brown (1981), David Mundell (1962), Andrew Hogg (1985), and Jamie Staff (1973). After him are Julie Fowlis (1978), Paul Dickov (1972), Tyrone Mears (1983), Josh McEachran (1993), Nico Yennaris (1993), and Tom Davies (1998).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Burial ranks 439Before him are Andy C (1976), Sub Focus (1982), Tom Walker (1991), Tom Fletcher (1985), High Contrast (1979), and Katy B (1989). After him are Danny Jones (1986), James Newman (1985), Nina Nesbitt (1994), James Bourne (1983), Dougie Poynter (1987), and Ruel (2002).

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