Ed O'Brien

1968 - Today

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Edward John O'Brien (born 15 April 1968) is an English guitarist and member of the rock band Radiohead. O'Brien attended Abingdon School in Oxfordshire, England, where he met the other members of Radiohead. While Jonny Greenwood plays most of Radiohead's lead guitar parts, O'Brien often creates ambient sounds and textures, using effects, sustain units and the EBow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ed O'Brien has received more than 883,101 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Ed O'Brien is the 1,833rd most popular musician (down from 1,650th in 2019), the 4,490th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,849th in 2019) and the 307th most popular British Musician.

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  • 880k

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  • 54.54

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  • 32

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  • 2.89

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  • 4.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Ed O'Brien ranks 1,833 out of 2,675Before him are Sverre Kjelsberg, Patrick Leonard, T Bone Burnett, Tom Scott, Josh Homme, and Jon Oliva. After him are Harvey Mason, David Murray, Taylor Hawkins, Billy Higgins, Gar Samuelson, and Jonny Buckland.

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Among people born in 1968, Ed O'Brien ranks 314Before him are Alan Cox, Iris Chang, Ricardo Rosset, Stephen Mangan, Francois Botha, and Ján Svorada. After him are Gabriel Porras, Yelena Vyalbe, Nadia Calviño, Carlos Batres, Adílson Batista, and Bryan Burk.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ed O'Brien ranks 4,490 out of 6,924Before him are Judd Trump (1989), Andrew Davies (1936), Denise Levertov (1923), Graham Taylor (1944), Andrew Robertson (1994), and David Davis (1948). After him are Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), Dana Rosemary Scallon (1951), Chris Claremont (1950), Denis Healey (1917), Harry Golombek (1911), and Joe Spence (1898).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Ed O'Brien ranks 307Before him are Glyn Johns (1942), Guy Pratt (1962), William Orbit (1956), Dave Mason (1946), Howard Donald (1968), and Richard Tandy (1948). After him are Jonny Buckland (1977), Ellie Goulding (1986), Des'ree (1968), Jason Orange (1970), Gem Archer (1966), and Paul Oakenfold (1963).