David Coverdale

1951 - Today

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David Coverdale (born 22 September 1951) is an English rock singer best known for his work with 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 Jimmy Page resulted in a 1993 album that was certified platinum. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Coverdale has received more than 3,065,412 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). David Coverdale is the 175th most popular singer (up from 189th in 2019), the 775th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 815th 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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  • 3.80

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Among singers, David Coverdale ranks 175 out of 3,541Before him are Al Jarreau, Ofra Haza, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Laura Branigan, Beniamino Gigli, and Bill Withers. After him are Esma Redžepova, Bob Geldof, Tori Amos, Barbara Strozzi, Falco, and Vera Lynn.

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Among people born in 1951, David Coverdale ranks 31Before him are Aslan Maskhadov, Kenny Dalglish, Kathryn Bigelow, Anjelica Huston, Akhmad Kadyrov, and Jane Seymour. After him are Bob Geldof, Traian Băsescu, Chesley Sullenberger, Chris Rea, Rob Halford, and Roberto Durán.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Coverdale ranks 775 out of 6,924Before him are Anthony James Leggett (1938), Harold Lowe (1882), Pat Hitchcock (1928), Daniel Rutherford (1749), John Newlands (1837), and Jane Seymour (1951). After him are Charles Spurgeon (1834), Terry Jones (1942), John Ray (1627), Nevill Francis Mott (1905), Guthrum (830), and Sarah, Duchess of York (1959).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, David Coverdale ranks 22Before him are Annie Lennox (1954), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Tom Jones (1940), Eric Burdon (1941), Susan Boyle (1961), and Bryan Ferry (1945). After him are Vera Lynn (1917), Chris Rea (1951), Chris Norman (1950), Petula Clark (1932), Peter Green (1946), and Rob Halford (1951).

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