Gary Moore

1952 - 2011

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Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was a Northern Irish musician and songwriter. Over the course of his career he played in various groups and performed an eclectic range of music including blues, 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 3,578,336 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Gary Moore is the 96th most popular musician (up from 97th in 2019), the 445th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 417th in 2019) and the 30th 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 96 out of 2,675Before him are João Gilberto, Thomas Bangalter, Henryk Wieniawski, John Dowland, Sid Vicious, and Victor Borge. After him are Charlie Watts, Hans von Bülow, Mike Oldfield, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Buddy Holly, and Gheorghe Zamfir.

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Among people born in 1952, Gary Moore ranks 15Before him are Park Geun-hye, Christopher Reeve, Mickey Rourke, Jostein Gaarder, Robert Zemeckis, and Sylvia Kristel. After him are Nelson Piquet, Francis Fukuyama, John Goodman, Roger Milla, Anneliese Michel, and Sammo Hung. Among people deceased in 2011, Gary Moore ranks 20Before him are Svetlana Alliluyeva, Ramiz Alia, Dennis Ritchie, Simon van der Meer, Ágota Kristóf, and Burhanuddin Rabbani. After him are Flórián Albert, Sidney Lumet, John Barry, Diana Wynne Jones, Annie Girardot, and Rudolf Mössbauer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gary Moore ranks 445 out of 6,924Before him are Erasmus Darwin (1731), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Sid Vicious (1957), Oliver Sacks (1933), William Adams (1564), and David Beckham (1975). After him are Edward the Martyr (962), Charlie Watts (1941), Henry Every (1659), Robert Brown (1773), Stirling Moss (1929), and Anthony Burgess (1917).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Gary Moore ranks 30Before him are Stuart Sutcliffe (1940), Richard Wright (1943), Angus Young (1955), Robert Fripp (1946), John Dowland (1563), and Sid Vicious (1957). After him are Charlie Watts (1941), Mike Oldfield (1953), John Bonham (1948), Tony Iommi (1948), Chris Slade (1946), and Malcolm Young (1953).