Genesis P-Orridge

1950 - 2020

Genesis P-Orridge

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (born Neil Andrew Megson; 22 February 1950 – 14 March 2020) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, poet, performance artist, and occultist who rose to notability as the founder of the COUM Transmissions artistic collective and lead vocalist of seminal industrial band Throbbing Gristle. P-Orridge was also a founding member of Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth occult group, and fronted the experimental band Psychic TV. Born in Manchester as Neil Andrew Megson,, P-Orridge developed an early interest in art, occultism, and the avant-garde while at Solihull School. After dropping out of studies at the University of Hull, Megson moved into a counter-cultural commune in London and adopted Genesis P-Orridge as their nom-de-guerre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Genesis P-Orridge has received more than 1,294,805 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,132nd most popular singer.

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  • 17

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  • 2.87

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  • 2.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Genesis P-Orridge ranks 1,137 out of 3,001Before her are Thomas Hampson, John Kay, Leeteuk, Long John Baldry, Indira Radić, and Ute Lemper. After her are Amy Macdonald, Jeanette MacDonald, Jakob Dylan, Emma Kirkby, Juan Diego Flórez, and Gregory Isaacs.

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Among people born in 1950, Genesis P-Orridge ranks 288Before her are Chuck Schumer, Kessai Note, Princess Elena of Romania, Robert Z'Dar, Valeriya Novodvorskaya, and Boris Morukov. After her are George Yonashiro, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Rubén Ayala, Bob Daisley, Miguel Ángel Brindisi, and Kristina Wayborn. Among people deceased in 2020, Genesis P-Orridge ranks 46Before her are Fred Willard, Peter Bonetti, Regis Philbin, Neil Peart, Irrfan Khan, and Jerry Sloan. After her are John Lewis, Diana Serra Cary, Herman Cain, Charlie Daniels, Jack Sherman, and James Lipton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Genesis P-Orridge ranks 3,137 out of 5,347Before her are Joanne Whalley (1961), Andy Cole (1971), Joe Hart (1987), Phil Neville (1977), Jordan Henderson (1990), and Craig Armstrong (1959). After her are Rick Allen (1963), Henry Nicholas Ridley (1855), Amy Macdonald (1987), Dudley Pound (null), Stephen Wolfram (1959), and Simone Perrotta (1977).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Genesis P-Orridge ranks 125Before her are Lisa Stansfield (1966), Gary Numan (1958), Shirley Manson (1966), Chris Lowe (1959), M.I.A. (1975), and Alison Moyet (1961). After her are Amy Macdonald (1987), Emma Kirkby (1949), Sheena Easton (1959), Ray Wilson (1968), Oliver Sykes (1986), and Emma Bunton (1976).