Greg Lake

1947 - 2016

Greg Lake

Gregory Stuart Lake (10 November 1947 – 7 December 2016) was an English singer, songwriter, bassist, guitarist and record producer. He gained prominence as a founding member of the progressive rock bands King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP). Born and raised in Dorset, Lake began to play the guitar at the age of 12 and wrote his first song, "Lucky Man", at the same age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Greg Lake has received more than 1,988,814 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 424th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Greg Lake ranks 424 out of 2,258Before him are John Densmore, Djivan Gasparyan, Alexander Siloti, Freddie King, Gustavo Santaolalla, and Maurice White. After him are Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Rudolf Serkin, Jacques Dutronc, Philly Joe Jones, and Flea.

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Among people born in 1947, Greg Lake ranks 120Before him are Walter Röhrl, Mesut Yılmaz, Marc Bolan, Jerzy Popiełuszko, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Edward James Olmos. After him are Rod Evans, Henri Michel, Halldór Ásgrímsson, Viktor Belenko, Kazimierz Deyna, and Marisa Berenson. Among people deceased in 2016, Greg Lake ranks 118Before him are Erich Rudorffer, Andrew Grove, Rudolf E. Kálmán, Jorge Batlle, Chus Lampreave, and Maurice White. After him are Goran Hadžić, Vesna Vulović, Loris Francesco Capovilla, Anker Jørgensen, Gordie Howe, and Gato Barbieri.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Greg Lake ranks 1,401 out of 5,347Before him are Samantha Fox (1966), Hugh Lofting (1886), Kate Moss (1974), Thomas Wyatt (1503), Arthur Machen (1863), and Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870). After him are Rod Evans (1947), Chris Martin (1977), Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770), Christopher Isherwood (1904), Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774), and Robert Blake (1599).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Greg Lake ranks 82Before him are Roger Hodgson (1950), Jack Bruce (1943), Johnny Clegg (1953), Stevie Young (1956), Bob Klose (1945), and John Entwistle (1944). After him are Chris Martin (1977), Donovan (1946), Geezer Butler (1949), Martin Gore (1961), Glenn Tipton (1947), and Thom Yorke (1968).