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Keigo Oyamada (小山田 圭吾, Oyamada Keigo, born January 27, 1969), also known by his moniker Cornelius (CORNELIUS(コーネリアス), Kōneriasu), is a Japanese musician and producer who co-founded Flipper's Guitar, an influential Shibuya-kei band, and subsequently embarked on a solo career. In 1997, he released the album Fantasma, which landed him praise from American music critics, who called him a "modern-day Brian Wilson" or the "Japanese Beck". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cornelius has received more than 139,693 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Cornelius is the 2,080th most popular musician (up from 2,138th in 2019), the 1,579th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,565th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Japanese Musician.

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  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Cornelius ranks 2,080 out of 2,662Before her are Frank Ferrer, Jeffrey Hammond, Julian Lloyd Webber, Mehdi Hassan, Devendra Banhart, and Mike Garson. After her are Tony Alva, Ian Mosley, Simon Webbe, Kayhan Kalhor, Tina Brooks, and Danny Kirwan.

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Among people born in 1969, Cornelius ranks 423Before her are Elizabeth Marvel, David Douillet, Aunjanue Ellis, Elvir Laković Laka, Diao Yinan, and Delcy Rodríguez. After her are Troy Bayliss, Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Tate Taylor, Cory Booker, Jean-Christophe Boullion, and Nino Salukvadze.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Cornelius ranks 1,579 out of 6,048Before her are One (1986), Mamiko Noto (1980), Yui (1987), Shigetatsu Matsunaga (1962), Takashi Sorimachi (1973), and Natsuki Hanae (1991). After her are Isamu Sonoda (1946), Momo Hirai (1996), Kaoru Nagadome (1973), Yuki Tsunoda (2000), Daisuke Matsui (1981), and Satomi Ishihara (1986).

Among MUSICIANS In Japan

Among musicians born in Japan, Cornelius ranks 32Before her are Ringo Sheena (1978), Midori (1971), Kento Masuda (1973), Toshio Masuda (1959), Taiji (1966), and Yasunori Mitsuda (1972). After her are Tsunku (1968), Hiromi Uehara (1979), Pata (1965), Jin Akanishi (1984), Heath (1968), and Mai Kuraki (1982).

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