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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 1,403,803 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Gary Brooker is the 244th most popular singer (up from 634th in 2019), the 1,020th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,134th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular British Singer.

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  • 58.92

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  • 21

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  • 4.79

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  • 2.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Gary Brooker ranks 244 out of 3,528Before him are Kim Carnes, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bessie Smith, Van Morrison, Eazy-E, and Marian Gold. After him are F. R. David, Nicolai Gedda, Frida Boccara, Psy, Rashid Behbudov, and John Fogerty.

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Among people born in 1945, Gary Brooker ranks 85Before him are Dean Koontz, James Avery, Kim Carnes, Marthe Keller, Türkan Şoray, and Van Morrison. After him are Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, Yochanan Vollach, Robert Sarah, Milo Manara, John Fogerty, and Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia. Among people deceased in 2022, Gary Brooker ranks 82Before him are Shintaro Ishihara, Angelo Badalamenti, Luis Echeverría, Sidney Altman, Leonid Kuravlyov, and Frank Drake. After him are Kirstie Alley, Olga Szabó-Orbán, Cüneyt Arkın, Elza Soares, Teresa Berganza, and Edward C. Prescott.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gary Brooker ranks 1,020 out of 7,765Before him are Princess Marie of Orléans (1865), P. G. Wodehouse (1881), Winifred Wagner (1897), Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156), Helen McCrory (1968), and Peter Shilton (1949). After him are John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792), Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), J. Michael Kosterlitz (1943), Cynthia Lennon (1939), Samuel Bellamy (1689), and Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (1506).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Gary Brooker ranks 32Before him are Dave Gahan (1962), Dua Lipa (1995), Sarah Brightman (1960), Susan Boyle (1961), Robbie Williams (1974), and Van Morrison (1945). After him are Kim Wilde (1960), Shirley Bassey (1937), Rod Evans (1947), Tim Staffell (1948), Peter Green (1946), and Glenn Hughes (1951).