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David Coverdale

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David Coverdale (born 22 September 1951) is an English singer who is best known as the lead vocalist of Whitesnake, a hard rock band he founded in 1978. Before Whitesnake, Coverdale was the lead singer of Deep Purple from 1973 to 1976, after which he established his solo career. A collaboration with ex-Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page resulted in a Coverdale–Page studio album in 1993 that was subsequently certified platinum. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Coverdale has received more than 4,103,216 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). David Coverdale is the 179th most popular singer (down from 175th in 2019), the 760th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 774th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Singer.

David Coverdale is most famous for being the lead singer of the rock band Whitesnake.

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  • 5.84

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  • 4.05

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Among singers, David Coverdale ranks 179 out of 3,528Before him are Barbara Strozzi, Chris Rea, Esma Redžepova, Manu Chao, Sofia Rotaru, and Falco. After him are Anna German, Ofra Haza, Bryan Ferry, Neil Diamond, Zarah Leander, and Tori Amos.

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Among people born in 1951, David Coverdale ranks 32Before him are Traian Băsescu, Bob Geldof, Anjelica Huston, Gordon Brown, Kathryn Bigelow, and Chris Rea. After him are Jill Biden, Kenny Dalglish, Jaco Pastorius, Blaise Compaoré, Chesley Sullenberger, and Bertie Ahern.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Coverdale ranks 760 out of 7,765Before him are Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881), John Balliol (1249), Terence Stamp (1938), George Darwin (1845), Amy Winehouse (1983), and John Fowles (1926). After him are Ronald Fisher (1890), Philip Sclater (1829), Mungo Park (1771), Edmund Cartwright (1743), Tim Roth (1961), and John Ambrose Fleming (1849).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, David Coverdale ranks 22Before him are Eric Burdon (1941), Peter Gabriel (1950), Tom Jones (1940), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Chris Norman (1950), and Chris Rea (1951). After him are Bryan Ferry (1945), Petula Clark (1932), Rob Halford (1951), Dave Gahan (1962), Dua Lipa (1995), and Sarah Brightman (1960).

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