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George Young

1946 - 2017

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George Redburn Young (6 November 1946 – 22 October 2017) was an Australian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was a founding member of the bands the Easybeats and Flash and the Pan, and was one-half of the songwriting and production duo Vanda & Young with his long-time musical collaborator Harry Vanda. Born in Scotland, Young moved to Australia with his family as a teenager, and became a naturalised citizen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Young has received more than 47,063 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). George Young is the 427th most popular musician (down from 416th in 2019), the 1,441st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,396th in 2019) and the 86th most popular Musician.

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  • 47k

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  • 55.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, George Young ranks 427 out of 2,662Before him are Greg Lake, Alvin Lee, Van Cliburn, Richard Z. Kruspe, Matthias Jabs, and Bud Powell. After him are Alice Herz-Sommer, Josef Hofmann, Donovan, Wes Montgomery, Joan Manuel Serrat, and Alicia de Larrocha.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, George Young ranks 155Before him are Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Brigitte Fossey, Patrick Head, Joop Zoetemelk, Malcolm McLaren, and Giuseppe Sinopoli. After him are Donovan, Norio Yoshimizu, Stig Blomqvist, Francisco Varela, Craig Venter, and Jesualdo Ferreira. Among people deceased in 2017, George Young ranks 112Before him are Tsutomu Hata, Michael Parks, Luis Bacalov, Brian Aldiss, Ángel Nieto, and Miguel Ferrer. After him are Lubomyr Husar, Christine Kaufmann, Heinz Kessler, Félix Mourinho, Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, and Yasuyuki Kuwahara.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Young ranks 1,441 out of 7,765Before him are Lucinda Riley (1965), Gordon Ramsay (1966), Matthew Flinders (1774), Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870), Gilbert Ryle (1900), and Edward Fox (1937). After him are Beorhtric of Wessex (800), Thomas Arne (1710), Penda of Mercia (606), Black (1962), Donovan (1946), and Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood (1864).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, George Young ranks 86Before him are Martin Gore (1961), Stevie Young (1956), Andy Summers (1942), Paul Rodgers (1949), Greg Lake (1947), and Alvin Lee (1944). After him are Donovan (1946), Robert Wyatt (1945), Dick Taylor (1943), Bill Ward (1948), Roger Hodgson (1950), and Ian McDonald (1946).