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Florian Schneider

1947 - 2020

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Florian Schneider-Esleben (7 April 1947 – 21 April 2020) was a German musician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florian Schneider has received more than 996,477 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Florian Schneider is the 350th most popular musician (down from 159th in 2019), the 1,609th most popular biography from Germany (down from 774th in 2019) and the 15th most popular German Musician.

Florian Schneider is most famous for being the bass player and synthesizer player for the German electronic music group, Tangerine Dream.

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  • 1.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Florian Schneider ranks 350 out of 2,662Before him are Ginger Baker, Wilhelm Backhaus, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, Lee Soo-man, Bo Diddley, and Liberace. After him are Farid al-Atrash, Gregor Piatigorsky, Domenico Alberti, Leonardo De Lorenzo, Jan Garbarek, and David Crosby.

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Among people born in 1947, Florian Schneider ranks 106Before him are Youn Yuh-jung, Kazimierz Deyna, Kathrine Switzer, Marc Bolan, Saskia Sassen, and David Byron. After him are Princess Christina of the Netherlands, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Jan Garbarek, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Ted Danson, and Lucas Papademos. Among people deceased in 2020, Florian Schneider ranks 97Before him are Kang Kek Iew, Ida Haendel, Bill Withers, Ernesto Cardenal, Kelly Preston, and Stanley Ho. After him are Vera Lynn, Jack Welch, Lorenzo Sanz, Gérard Houllier, David Prowse, and Abdul Halim Khaddam.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Florian Schneider ranks 1,609 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Matthäus Bechstein (1757), John Heartfield (1891), Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577), Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1783), Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (1772), and Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia (1200). After him are Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (1867), Eugen Jochum (1902), Johann van Beethoven (1740), Matthias Sammer (1967), Horst Seehofer (1949), and Joschka Fischer (1948).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Florian Schneider ranks 15Before him are Klaus Nomi (1944), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806), Michael Schenker (1955), André Previn (1929), and Wilhelm Backhaus (1884). After him are Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach (1715), Wolfgang Sawallisch (1923), Richard Z. Kruspe (1967), Matthias Jabs (1955), Bert Kaempfert (1923), and Anne-Sophie Mutter (1963).