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Glenn Frey

1948 - 2016

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Glenn Lewis Frey ( FRY; November 6, 1948 – January 18, 2016) was an American musician. He was a founding member of the rock band 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 13,392,780 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Glenn Frey is the 298th most popular musician (up from 525th in 2019), the 1,750th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,730th in 2019) and the 86th most popular American Musician.

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  • 46

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  • 3.08

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  • 4.86

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Among musicians, Glenn Frey ranks 298 out of 2,662Before him are Stig Anderson, Joe Jackson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Fela Kuti, Count Basie, and Lisa Gerrard. After him are Chico Buarque, Moby, Avril Lavigne, Khaled, Johnny Ramone, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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Among people born in 1948, Glenn Frey ranks 88Before him are Chris de Burgh, Valentin Ceaușescu, Billy Crystal, Alan Parsons, Radomir Antić, and Jimmy Cliff. After him are Charles Taylor, Steven Chu, Johnny Ramone, Theo Jansen, Tim Staffell, and Charles Simonyi. Among people deceased in 2016, Glenn Frey ranks 87Before him are Thomas Schelling, David Hamilton, Corry Brokken, Edward Albee, Seymour Papert, and Tony Burton. After him are Maria Teresa de Filippis, Ashraf Pahlavi, Lloyd Shapley, Michael Massee, Kenny Baker, and Thomas Luckmann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Glenn Frey ranks 1,750 out of 18,182Before him are Gene Roddenberry (1921), Eric Schmidt (1955), Murray Bookchin (1921), Jeffrey DeMunn (1947), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), and Mahalia Jackson (1911). After him are W. I. Thomas (1863), Robert Loggia (1930), Isamu Noguchi (1904), LeBron James (1984), Laura Dern (1967), and John Carradine (1906).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Glenn Frey ranks 86Before him are Ornette Coleman (1930), Sixto Rodriguez (1942), Eric Carr (1950), Charles Mingus (1922), Joe Jackson (1928), and Count Basie (1904). After him are Moby (1965), Johnny Ramone (1948), Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), Fred Durst (1970), Isaac Hayes (1942), and Paul Desmond (1924).