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David Byron

1947 - 1985

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David Garrick (29 January 1947 – 28 February 1985), better known by his stage name David Byron, was a British singer, who was best known in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist with the rock band Uriah Heep. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Byron has received more than 676,420 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. David Byron is the 312th most popular singer (down from 304th in 2019), the 1,221st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,245th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular British Singer.

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  • 680k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, David Byron ranks 312 out of 3,528Before him are Pérez Prado, Boy George, Tereza Kesovija, Asmahan, Muslim Magomayev, and Alfredo Kraus. After him are Joey Tempest, Antonio Cesti, Billy Preston, Victoria Beckham, Phil Ochs, and Galina Vishnevskaya.

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Among people born in 1947, David Byron ranks 105Before him are Jerzy Popiełuszko, Youn Yuh-jung, Kazimierz Deyna, Kathrine Switzer, Marc Bolan, and Saskia Sassen. After him are Florian Schneider, Princess Christina of the Netherlands, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Jan Garbarek, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and Ted Danson. Among people deceased in 1985, David Byron ranks 49Before him are Kirill Moskalenko, Cus D'Amato, Jean-Marie Loret, Kim Yong-sik, Tancredo Neves, and Henry Hathaway. After him are Eric Voegelin, Ruth Gordon, Louise Brooks, Zarifa Aliyeva, Michael Redgrave, and Herbert Bayer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Byron ranks 1,221 out of 7,765Before him are Ginger Baker (1939), Gareth Jones (1905), Godwin, Earl of Wessex (1001), Roger Fenton (1819), Keira Knightley (1985), and P. D. James (1920). After him are George Atwood (1745), John Russell Hind (1823), Jason Isaacs (1963), Domnall mac Ailpín (812), Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689), and Frederic Bartlett (1886).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, David Byron ranks 43Before him are Peter Green (1946), Glenn Hughes (1951), Albert Hammond (1944), Marc Bolan (1947), Alan Lancaster (1949), and Boy George (1961). After him are Victoria Beckham (1974), Vera Lynn (1917), Dusty Springfield (1939), Seal (1963), Jon Anderson (1944), and Dave Evans (1953).