Herman Rarebell

1949 - Today

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Herman Rarebell (born 18 November 1949 as Hermann Josef Erbel) is a German musician, best known as the drummer for the band Scorpions from 1977 to 1995, during which time he played on eight studio albums. Aside from playing drums, Rarebell wrote or co-wrote several songs for the group such as "Another Piece of Meat", "Falling in Love" and "Passion Rules the Game". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herman Rarebell has received more than 334,678 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Herman Rarebell is the 783rd most popular musician (up from 1,040th in 2019), the 3,054th most popular biography from Germany (up from 3,428th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Musician.

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  • 51.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Herman Rarebell ranks 783 out of 2,662Before him are Desmond Dekker, Jan Johansson, Tommy Dorsey, Dave Grohl, Mulatu Astatke, and Julian Bream. After him are Roy Buchanan, Jeff Hanneman, Scott Walker, Huey Lewis, Tony Banks, and Michael Nesmith.

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Among people born in 1949, Herman Rarebell ranks 222Before him are Bernd Eichinger, Anders Arborelius, Dado Topić, Andranik Margaryan, Kiran Bedi, and Svetislav Pešić. After him are Elizabeth Warren, Lawrence Kasdan, Dick Nanninga, Henning Jensen, Franco Causio, and William Forsythe.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Herman Rarebell ranks 3,054 out of 6,142Before him are Josias von Heeringen (1850), Johann Jacob Bach (1682), Charles II, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1529), Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825), Waldemar Cierpinski (1950), and Erich Neumann (1905). After him are Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1846), Erich Marcks (1891), Hans-Jochen Vogel (1926), Johann Niemann (1913), Christian II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg (1599), and August Karl von Goeben (1816).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Herman Rarebell ranks 41Before him are Theo Jörgensmann (1948), Harold Faltermeyer (1952), Oliver Riedel (1971), Bernhard Romberg (1767), Gerd Albrecht (1935), and Theodore Thomas (1835). After him are Paul van Dyk (1971), Peter Winter (1754), Daniel Steibelt (1765), Jackson Browne (1948), David Garrett (1980), and Adolf Busch (1891).