Dave Grohl

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David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and documentary filmmaker. He was the drummer for rock band Nirvana and founded the band Foo Fighters, for whom he is the singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dave Grohl has received more than 13,267,626 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Dave Grohl is the 787th most popular musician (down from 673rd in 2019), the 3,962nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,274th in 2019) and the 274th most popular American Musician.

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  • 62.40

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  • 64

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  • 2.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Dave Grohl ranks 787 out of 2,675Before him are Trevor Horn, Pierre Baillot, Big Joe Turner, Vitas, Christian Ferras, and Paul van Dyk. After him are Tommy Aldridge, Lyle Mays, Lennie Tristano, Taj Mahal, Vanessa-Mae, and Andi Deris.

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Among people born in 1969, Dave Grohl ranks 90Before him are Faustino Asprilla, Giorgi Margvelashvili, Keith Flint, David Boreanaz, Anne Heche, and Richard Hammond. After him are Candy Dulfer, Antônio Carlos Zago, Gedeon Burkhard, Pierre van Hooijdonk, Thomas Jane, and Takeshi Obata.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dave Grohl ranks 3,962 out of 15,968Before him are James Karen (1923), Frederick Arthur Bridgman (1847), Will Rogers (1879), James M. Gavin (1907), Eddie Albert (1906), and Alice Ball (1892). After him are Black Hawk (1767), Jim Reeves (1923), Roy J. Plunkett (1910), Tommy Aldridge (1950), Lyle Mays (1953), and Lennie Tristano (1919).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Dave Grohl ranks 274Before him are Floyd Council (1911), Roy Buchanan (1939), Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829), Berry Gordy (1929), Woody Herman (1913), and Big Joe Turner (1911). After him are Tommy Aldridge (1950), Lyle Mays (1953), Lennie Tristano (1919), Taj Mahal (1942), Joe Walsh (1947), and Henry Cowell (1897).

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