Cat Stevens

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Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou; 21 July 1948), commonly known by his stage names Cat Stevens, Yusuf, and Yusuf / Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His musical style consists of folk, pop, rock, and, later in his career, Islamic music. He returned to making secular music in 2006. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cat Stevens has received more than 10,763,186 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Cat Stevens is the 21st most popular musician (up from 26th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 157th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Musician.

Cat Stevens is most famous for his song "Morning Has Broken" which is a popular children's song.

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  • 58

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  • 12.38

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  • 2.49

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Among musicians, Cat Stevens ranks 21 out of 2,675Before him are George Harrison, Elton John, Arcangelo Corelli, Madonna, Ray Charles, and Brian May. After him are Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck, Frank Zappa, and Giuseppe Tartini.

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Among people born in 1948, Cat Stevens ranks 5Before him are Charles, Prince of Wales, Al Gore, Jean Reno, and Gérard Depardieu. After him are Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Terry Pratchett, Ozzy Osbourne, Eckhart Tolle, Jean-Michel Jarre, and Hassan Rouhani.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cat Stevens ranks 151 out of 6,924Before him are Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Edward the Elder (871), Anthony Eden (1897), Roald Dahl (1916), Duns Scotus (1265), and Robert the Bruce (1274). After him are Ada Lovelace (1815), Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank (1935), Thomas Newcomen (1663), Eric Clapton (1945), C. S. Lewis (1898), and Rosalind Franklin (1920).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Cat Stevens ranks 7Before him are John Lennon (1940), Paul McCartney (1942), Ringo Starr (1940), George Harrison (1943), Elton John (1947), and Brian May (1947). After him are Eric Clapton (1945), Mark Knopfler (1949), Jeff Beck (1944), Bon Scott (1946), Keith Richards (1943), and David Gilmour (1946).

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