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Glen Campbell

1936 - 2017

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Glen Travis Campbell (April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017) was an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and television host. He was best known for a series of hit songs in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television from 1969 until 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glen Campbell has received more than 9,571,771 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Glen Campbell is the 74th most popular singer (down from 61st in 2019), the 486th most popular biography from United States (down from 430th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Singer.

Glen Campbell is most famous for being a country singer in the 1960s and 1970s.

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  • 39

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  • 11.22

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  • 2.01

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Among singers, Glen Campbell ranks 74 out of 3,528Before him are Klaus Meine, Diana Ross, Johnny Hallyday, Kate Bush, Marianne Faithfull, and Karel Gott. After him are Prince, Bonnie Tyler, Florence Foster Jenkins, Anna Magdalena Bach, Marie Fredriksson, and Miriam Makeba.

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Among people born in 1936, Glen Campbell ranks 26Before him are F. W. de Klerk, Harald zur Hausen, Richard Bach, Dennis Hopper, Wilt Chamberlain, and Zubin Mehta. After him are Jim Clark, Ismail Kadare, Aga Khan IV, Virna Lisi, Michael Landon, and Burt Reynolds. Among people deceased in 2017, Glen Campbell ranks 20Before him are Jalal Talabani, Hugh Hefner, John Hurt, Mireille Darc, Manuel Noriega, and Johnny Hallyday. After him are Ali Abdullah Saleh, Jerry Lewis, Hans Georg Dehmelt, Martin Landau, Mário Soares, and Lotfi A. Zadeh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Glen Campbell ranks 486 out of 18,182Before him are Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Ellen G. White (1827), Edward Drinker Cope (1840), Richard Chamberlain (1934), Chuck Jones (1912), and Bernie Madoff (1938). After him are John Coltrane (1926), David Copperfield (1956), Robert A. Heinlein (1907), Prince (1958), Crazy Horse (1840), and Warren Beatty (1937).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Glen Campbell ranks 29Before him are Kurt Cobain (1967), Sarah Vaughan (1924), Stevie Wonder (1950), Eminem (1972), The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), and Diana Ross (1944). After him are Prince (1958), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Steven Tyler (1948), Gwen Stefani (1969), Art Garfunkel (1941), and Meat Loaf (1947).

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