Erik Mongrain

1980 - Today

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Erik Mongrain (born April 12, 1980) is a Canadian composer and guitarist. He has a unique and dark acoustic style, with a wide array of different techniques, approaches and textures reminiscent of Michael Hedges. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erik Mongrain has received more than 48,726 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Erik Mongrain is the 1,391st most popular composer (down from 1,329th in 2019), the 728th most popular biography from Canada (up from 778th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Canadian Composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 49k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among composers, Erik Mongrain ranks 1,391 out of 1,451Before him are Olga Neuwirth, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, George Whitefield Chadwick, Charles Wuorinen, William Grant Still, and Lera Auerbach. After him are Frank Loesser, Oliver Knussen, Edvin Marton, Ludger Stühlmeyer, Robert Ashley, and Kazumi Totaka.

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Among people born in 1980, Erik Mongrain ranks 279Before him are Bobby Henderson, Austin Nichols, Philippe Lacheau, Dimitris Diamantidis, Joo Sae-hyuk, and Keiji Tamada. After him are Jerko Leko, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, Michaël Llodra, Linor Abargil, Ledley King, and Tanel Padar.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Erik Mongrain ranks 728 out of 1,622Before him are Corey Hart (1962), Skip Spence (1946), Tommy Gorman (1886), Missy Peregrym (1982), Tatiana Maslany (1985), and Steve Yzerman (1965). After him are Ted Lindsay (1925), Maude Abbott (1868), Serinda Swan (1984), Philippe Falardeau (1968), Henrietta Edwards (1849), and Bianca Beauchamp (1977).

Among COMPOSERS In Canada

Among composers born in Canada, Erik Mongrain ranks 7Before him are Howard Shore (1946), R. Murray Schafer (1933), Percy Faith (1908), Mychael Danna (1958), Claude Vivier (1948), and Christophe Beck (1972). After him are Venetian Snares (1975).