David Helfgott

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David Helfgott (born 19 May 1947) is an Australian concert pianist whose life inspired the Academy Award-winning film Shine, in which he was portrayed by actors Geoffrey Rush, Noah Taylor and Alex Rafalowicz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Helfgott has received more than 887,239 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. David Helfgott is the 360th most popular musician (up from 690th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Australia (up from 83rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Australian Musician.

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  • 19

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  • 6.54

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  • 1.77

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Among musicians, David Helfgott ranks 360 out of 2,675Before him are Coleman Hawkins, Steve Morse, Billy Ray Cyrus, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, Wayne Shorter, and Barış Manço. After him are Per Gessle, Maurice André, Moby, John Densmore, Michael Cretu, and Jacques Dutronc.

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Among people born in 1947, David Helfgott ranks 105Before him are Viktor Suvorov, Michael Levitt, David Letterman, Kazimierz Deyna, David Byron, and Lucas Papademos. After him are Walter Röhrl, Anne Wiazemsky, Marisa Berenson, Jerzy Popiełuszko, Ian Anderson, and Hou Hsiao-hsien.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, David Helfgott ranks 49 out of 790Before him are Judith Anderson (1897), John Noble (1948), Liam Hemsworth (1990), George Miller (1945), Roy Emerson (1936), and Travis Fimmel (1979). After him are Jonathan Hyde (1948), Raymond Dart (1893), Phil Rudd (1954), Thomas Keneally (1935), Barry Marshall (1951), and Flea (1962).

Among MUSICIANS In Australia

Among musicians born in Australia, David Helfgott ranks 3Before him are Lisa Gerrard (1961) and Nick Cave (1957). After him are Phil Rudd (1954), Flea (1962), Michael Hutchence (1960), Sia (1975), Tommy Emmanuel (1955), Colin Burgess (1946), John Williams (1941), Daevid Allen (1938), and Mark Evans (1956).

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