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David Paich

1954 - Today

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David Frank Paich (born June 25, 1954) is an American musician, songwriter, singer, and record producer, best known as the co-founder, principal songwriter, keyboardist, and occasional singer of the rock band Toto since 1976. Paich wrote or co-wrote much of Toto's original material, including the band's three most popular songs: "Hold the Line", "Rosanna" and "Africa". With Toto, Paich has contributed to 17 albums and sold over 40 million records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Paich has received more than 1,212,585 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). David Paich is the 904th most popular musician (down from 744th in 2019), the 4,482nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,616th in 2019) and the 331st most popular American Musician.

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  • 1.2M

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  • 61.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, David Paich ranks 904 out of 2,675Before him are Huey Lewis, Bruce Kulick, Markos Vamvakaris, Robbie Robertson, Eric Ericson, and Donald Byrd. After him are Carl Cox, Ludacris, Grant Green, Amy Lee, Eduard Nápravník, and Dave Lombardo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1954, David Paich ranks 157Before him are Catherine Samba-Panza, Kathleen Quinlan, Alice, Yoshiichi Watanabe, Philippa Gregory, and Larry Van Kriedt. After him are Jeffrey Sachs, Abdelaziz Djerad, Dennis Haysbert, Yuji Kishioku, Iain Banks, and Peter J. Ratcliffe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Paich ranks 4,482 out of 15,968Before him are James Mangold (1963), Frank Carlucci (1930), Ezzard Charles (1921), Donald Byrd (1932), Amelia Bloomer (1818), and Ray Bolger (1904). After him are Tammi Terrell (1945), Sunita Williams (1965), Ludacris (1977), John Trumbull (1756), F. Holland Day (1864), and Roseanne Barr (1952).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, David Paich ranks 331Before him are Kenny Burrell (1931), Larry Van Kriedt (1954), John Scofield (1951), Huey Lewis (1950), Bruce Kulick (1953), and Donald Byrd (1932). After him are Ludacris (1977), Grant Green (1935), Amy Lee (1981), Marky Ramone (1952), Johnny Thunders (1952), and George Duke (1946).