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Glenn Hughes

1951 - Today

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Glenn Hughes (born 21 August 1951) is an English musician, best known for playing bass and performing vocals in the hard rock band Trapeze and in the Mk. III and IV line-ups of Deep Purple, as well as briefly fronting Black Sabbath in the mid-1980s. He is known by fans as "The Voice of Rock" due to his soulful and wide-ranging singing voice.In addition to being an active session musician, Hughes also maintains a notable solo career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glenn Hughes has received more than 1,346,850 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Glenn Hughes is the 291st most popular singer (up from 296th in 2019), the 1,160th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,206th in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Singer.

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  • 1.3M

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  • 57.91

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Glenn Hughes ranks 291 out of 3,528Before him are Rita Pavone, Viktor Tsoi, Eartha Kitt, Bill Withers, Wolf Biermann, and Solomon Burke. After him are Albert Hammond, Gene Vincent, Dusty Hill, Tarkan, Vicky Leandros, and George Strait.

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Among people born in 1951, Glenn Hughes ranks 59Before him are Nicu Ceaușescu, Kirstie Alley, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Kim Peek, Don Rosa, and Olivia Hussey. After him are Roberto Durán, Sergei Skripal, Gustavo Santaolalla, Christian Lacroix, Frank Wilczek, and Jean-Claude Duvalier.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Glenn Hughes ranks 1,160 out of 7,765Before him are Jimmy Greaves (1940), George Canning (1770), Leopold Stokowski (1882), Elizabeth Blount (1500), Paul Scofield (1922), and Alfonso de Portago (1928). After him are Albert Hammond (1944), Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855), Mary Leakey (1913), Emily Davison (1872), Sophie, Countess of Wessex (1965), and Roddy McDowall (1928).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Glenn Hughes ranks 38Before him are Gary Brooker (1945), Kim Wilde (1960), Shirley Bassey (1937), Rod Evans (1947), Tim Staffell (1948), and Peter Green (1946). After him are Albert Hammond (1944), Marc Bolan (1947), Alan Lancaster (1949), Boy George (1961), David Byron (1947), and Victoria Beckham (1974).

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