Gar Samuelson

1958 - 1999

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Gary Charles "Gar" Samuelson (February 18, 1958 – July 14, 1999) was an American musician best remembered for being the drummer for thrash metal band Megadeth from 1984 to 1987, contributing to their first two albums, Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good! (1985) and Peace Sells... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gar Samuelson has received more than 293,865 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Gar Samuelson is the 1,838th most popular musician (down from 1,620th in 2019), the 9,503rd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,806th in 2019) and the 791st most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Gar Samuelson ranks 1,838 out of 2,675Before him are Jon Oliva, Ed O'Brien, Harvey Mason, David Murray, Taylor Hawkins, and Billy Higgins. After him are Jonny Buckland, Kevin Jonas, Steve Angello, Taiji, Pierre Pincemaille, and Mike McCready.

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Among people born in 1958, Gar Samuelson ranks 351Before him are Tom Shadyac, Norio Sasaki, Sergei Garmash, Bill Watterson, Alberto Górriz, and Harri Kirvesniemi. After him are Salah Assad, Luc Luycx, Mark Milley, Yoav Galant, Yuval Steinitz, and Salima Ghezali. Among people deceased in 1999, Gar Samuelson ranks 227Before him are Jorge Góngora, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, János Parti, Rick Rude, Bailey Olter, and Jack Lynch. After him are Vladimir Yashchenko, Tamás Mendelényi, Vere Bird, João Carlos de Oliveira, Guy Mitchell, and Marguerite Chapman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gar Samuelson ranks 9,503 out of 15,968Before him are Warren William (1894), Anne Smith (1959), Billy Higgins (1936), Clint Howard (1959), Ann B. Davis (1926), and Roger Bart (1962). After him are Christopher Connelly (1941), Walt Kelly (1913), Miguel Cotto (1980), Elaine Pagels (1943), Joanna Kerns (1953), and Dianne Reeves (1956).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Gar Samuelson ranks 791Before him are Josh Homme (1973), Jon Oliva (1959), Harvey Mason (1947), David Murray (1955), Taylor Hawkins (1972), and Billy Higgins (1936). After him are Kevin Jonas (1987), Mike McCready (1966), James Williamson (1949), Hiro Yamamoto (1961), Clifford Jordan (1931), and Mitch Lucker (1984).