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Duane Allman

1946 - 1971

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Howard Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 – October 29, 1971) was an American rock guitarist, session musician, and the founder and original leader of the Allman Brothers Band, for which he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Allman began playing the guitar at age 14. He formed the Allman Brothers Band with his brother Gregg in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969, and achieved its greatest success in the early 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duane Allman has received more than 3,612,018 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Duane Allman is the 402nd most popular musician (up from 470th in 2019), the 2,262nd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,505th in 2019) and the 122nd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Duane Allman ranks 402 out of 2,662Before him are Sérgio Mendes, Chet Atkins, Geezer Butler, Wojciech Żywny, András Schiff, and Serj Tankian. After him are Theodor Leschetizky, Martin Gore, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Verivery, Flea, and Jelly Roll Morton.

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Among people born in 1946, Duane Allman ranks 147Before him are Issa Hayatou, Brenda Blethyn, Tony Levin, Ismail Khan, Georges J. F. Köhler, and Alpha Oumar Konaré. After him are Anthony Daniels, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Brigitte Fossey, Patrick Head, Joop Zoetemelk, and Malcolm McLaren. Among people deceased in 1971, Duane Allman ranks 53Before him are Georgy Dobrovolsky, Reinhold Niebuhr, Margaret Bourke-White, John Boyd Orr, Ub Iwerks, and Vladislav Volkov. After him are Helene Weigel, Van Heflin, Dean Acheson, J. D. Bernal, Dita Parlo, and Leslie White.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Duane Allman ranks 2,262 out of 18,182Before him are Joe Lynn Turner (1951), George Wallace (1919), Jessica Biel (1982), Kanye West (1977), Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), and Gia Carangi (1960). After him are Daniel McFadden (1937), Bill Tilden (1893), Josh Duhamel (1972), Brad Davis (1949), Delphine LaLaurie (1787), and Tonya Harding (1970).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Duane Allman ranks 122Before him are Buddy Guy (1936), Pat Martino (1944), Moondog (1916), Wayne Shorter (1933), John Frusciante (1970), and Chet Atkins (1924). After him are Jelly Roll Morton (1890), Peggy Lee (1920), John Phillips (1935), Maurice White (1941), Lester Young (1909), and Van Cliburn (1934).