Glenn Frey

1948 - 2016

Photo of Glenn Frey

Icon of person Glenn Frey

Glenn Lewis Frey (; November 6, 1948 – January 18, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, actor and founding member of the rock band the Eagles. Frey was the co-lead singer and frontman for the Eagles, roles he came to share with fellow member Don Henley, with whom he wrote most of the Eagles' material. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glenn Frey has received more than 9,454,175 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Glenn Frey is the 525th most popular musician (up from 636th in 2019), the 2,731st most popular biography from United States (up from 3,066th in 2019) and the 167th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 9.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Glenn Freys by language


Among musicians, Glenn Frey ranks 525 out of 2,675. Before him are Milton Nascimento, Salvatore Accardo, Paul Rodgers, Billy Cobham, Lee "Scratch" Perry, and Nick Simper. After him are Robert Wyatt, Michel Petrucciani, Tommy Bolin, Martin Birch, Christoph Schneider, and Chris Martin.

Most Popular Musicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1948, Glenn Frey ranks 133Before him are Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Robert Jordan, Michael Kamen, Margot Kidder, Yaakov Litzman, and Alberto Manguel. After him are Jaya Bachchan, Martin Birch, James Faulkner, Jimmy Choo, Séverine, and Cassandra Harris. Among people deceased in 2016, Glenn Frey ranks 138Before him are Andrei Karlov, Mark Taimanov, Anker Jørgensen, Ilse Aichinger, Victor Stănculescu, and Piet de Jong. After him are António Mascarenhas Monteiro, Georges Cottier, Vilmos Zsigmond, Susannah Mushatt Jones, Bill Mollison, and David Huddleston.

Others Born in 1948

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2016

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Glenn Frey ranks 2,731 out of 15,968. Before him are Melissa Leo (1960), Mary Astor (1906), John C. Calhoun (1782), Ben Bernanke (1953), Estelle Getty (1923), and John Gilbert (1895). After him are Triple H (1969), Don S. Davis (1942), Jessye Norman (1945), Jim Thorpe (1887), Donald Davidson (1917), and Tina Aumont (1946).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Glenn Frey ranks 167Before him are Dick Dale (1937), Curtis Mayfield (1942), Lead Belly (1888), Sixto Rodriguez (1942), Nikki Sixx (1958), and Tom Fogerty (1941). After him are Tommy Bolin (1951), Ace Frehley (1951), Artie Shaw (1910), Benny Golson (1929), John Lewis (1920), and Alan Menken (1949).