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Gary Moore

1952 - 2011

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Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was a Northern Irish musician. Over the course of his career he played in various groups and performed a range of music including blues, blues rock, hard rock, heavy metal, and jazz fusion. Influenced by Peter Green and Eric Clapton, Moore began his career in the late 1960s when he joined Skid Row, with whom he released two albums. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Moore has received more than 4,461,846 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia. Gary Moore is the 97th most popular musician (down from 96th in 2019), the 438th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 444th in 2019) and the 28th most popular British Musician.

Gary Moore is most famous for being a blues guitarist and singer.

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Among musicians, Gary Moore ranks 97 out of 2,662Before him are Duke Ellington, Richard Wright, Gheorghe Zamfir, Dean Martin, Angus Young, and João Gilberto. After him are Ludovico Einaudi, Glenn Miller, Bill Evans, Paul Mauriat, Nat King Cole, and Mike Oldfield.

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Among people born in 1952, Gary Moore ranks 21Before him are Jostein Gaarder, Francis Fukuyama, Roger Milla, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emomali Rahmon, and Anneliese Michel. After him are Salome Zourabichvili, Jeff Goldblum, Vahid Halilhodžić, Dan Aykroyd, Sammo Hung, and John Goodman. Among people deceased in 2011, Gary Moore ranks 21Before him are Joe Frazier, Annie Girardot, Ágota Kristóf, Ramiz Alia, Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, and Flórián Albert. After him are Rudolf Mössbauer, Dennis Ritchie, Willard Boyle, Sidney Lumet, John Barry, and Necmettin Erbakan.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Gary Moore ranks 438 out of 7,765Before him are Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Saint Walpurga (710), Robert Edwards (1925), George Mallory (1886), Eadred (923), and Hugh Grant (1960). After him are Alec Douglas-Home (1903), Joseph Merrick (1862), Percy Fawcett (1867), Christopher Nolan (1970), Henry Fox Talbot (1800), and David Attenborough (1926).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Gary Moore ranks 28Before him are Ritchie Blackmore (1945), Syd Barrett (1946), Jon Lord (1941), Robert Fripp (1946), Richard Wright (1943), and Angus Young (1955). After him are Mike Oldfield (1953), John Bonham (1948), Ronnie Wood (1947), John Dowland (1563), Sid Vicious (1957), and Bill Wyman (1936).

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