Eric Woolfson

1945 - 2009

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Eric Norman Woolfson (18 March 1945 – 2 December 2009) was a Scottish songwriter, lyricist, vocalist, executive producer, pianist, and co-creator of The Alan Parsons Project. Together they sold over 50 million albums worldwide. Following the 10 successful albums he made with Alan Parsons, Woolfson pursued a career in musical theatre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Woolfson has received more than 492,556 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Eric Woolfson is the 660th most popular musician (up from 687th in 2019), the 2,006th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,008th in 2019) and the 120th most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Eric Woolfson ranks 660 out of 2,675Before him are Joan Jett, David Knopfler, Jean-Baptiste Arban, Manfred Mann, Fritz Busch, and Tommy Lee. After him are Mike Rutherford, Mitsuko Uchida, Ray Davies, Damon Albarn, Charley Patton, and Tito Jackson.

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Among people born in 1945, Eric Woolfson ranks 190Before him are Nikolai Tanayev, Joseph Delaney, Vinko Puljić, Pablo Forlán, Edwin Catmull, and Roger Chartier. After him are José Manuel Fuente, Anselm Grün, John Carlos, Brenda Fricker, Adam Zagajewski, and Golden State Killer. Among people deceased in 2009, Eric Woolfson ranks 123Before him are Robert Enke, Stephen Toulmin, Henry Allingham, Armen Takhtajan, Allen Klein, and John Hughes. After him are Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Oleg Yankovsky, Zbigniew Religa, Ken Annakin, Jim Carroll, and Marilyn Chambers.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eric Woolfson ranks 2,006 out of 6,924Before him are Herbert Chapman (1878), Frank P. Ramsey (1903), Lady Caroline Lamb (1785), James Harrington (1611), Robert T. A. Innes (1861), and Roderick Murchison (1792). After him are Barbara West (1911), Mike Rutherford (1950), Derek Jarman (1942), Richard Burbage (1567), Charles Galton Darwin (1887), and George Robert Waterhouse (1810).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Eric Woolfson ranks 120Before him are Alan Price (1942), Dick Taylor (1943), David A. Stewart (1952), Andy Fletcher (1961), K. K. Downing (1951), and David Knopfler (1952). After him are Mike Rutherford (1950), Ray Davies (1944), Damon Albarn (1968), Tony Banks (1950), Mark Hollis (1955), and Robert Palmer (1949).