Gary Brooker

1945 - 2022

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Gary Brooker (29 May 1945 – 19 February 2022) was an English singer and pianist, and the founder and lead singer of the rock band Procol Harum. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Brooker has received more than 1,461,993 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Gary Brooker is the 393rd most popular singer (down from 243rd in 2019), the 1,357th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,019th in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Gary Brooker ranks 393 out of 4,381Before him are Denny Doherty, Malcolm McLaren, Jisoo, Selena Gomez, Brenda Lee, and Carly Simon. After him are Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Teddy Scholten, Rosé, Isabella Colbran, and Joey Tempest.

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Among people born in 1945, Gary Brooker ranks 153Before him are Raymond E. Feist, Adam Zagajewski, Hans-Gert Pöttering, Carly Simon, Lee Jong-wook, and Ilija Petković. After him are John Banville, Brenda Fricker, Frans Sammut, Rhonda Byrne, Baghdadi Mahmudi, and Mustafa Balel. Among people deceased in 2022, Gary Brooker ranks 113Before him are Radu Lupu, Andy Fletcher, Gal Costa, Jozef Tomko, Hermann Nitsch, and Ivan Reitman. After him are Joseph Kittinger, Paula Rego, Börje Salming, Paul Sorvino, Josef Abrhám, and Henry Silva.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gary Brooker ranks 1,357 out of 8,785Before him are Ted Hughes (1930), Lennox Lewis (1965), Jeremy Corbyn (1949), Joseph Paxton (1803), Alexander McQueen (1969), and Eileen Essell (1922). After him are George Cayley (1773), Geoff Hurst (1941), John Edensor Littlewood (1885), Edward Gordon Craig (1872), Reginald Johnston (1874), and Donovan (1946).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Gary Brooker ranks 47Before him are Jon Anderson (1944), David Byron (1947), Shirley Bassey (1937), Albert Hammond (1944), Seal (1963), and Malcolm McLaren (1946). After him are Christine McVie (1943), Sandie Shaw (1947), Vera Lynn (1917), Maggie Reilly (1956), Boy George (1961), and Neil Tennant (1954).