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José Ángel Hevia Velasco, known professionally as Hevia (born October 11, 1967 in Villaviciosa, Asturias), is a Spanish bagpiper – specifically, an Asturian gaita player. He commonly performs with his sister, María José, on drums. In 1992 he was awarded first prize for solo bagpipes at the Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Brittany.Possibly his most recognisable composition is the 1998 piece Busindre Reel, from his first album Tierra de Nadie. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hevia has received more than 117,204 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Hevia is the 2,131st most popular musician (down from 1,933rd in 2019), the 1,865th most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,668th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Spanish Musician.

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  • 39.56

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  • 15

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  • 4.78

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  • 1.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Hevia ranks 2,131 out of 2,662Before him are Coco Lee, Bob Weir, Roy Hargrove, Mathew Knowles, Nicky Romero, and Andy Fairweather Low. After him are Keren Ann, Farin Urlaub, Jimmy Chamberlin, Ian MacKaye, Oleksandr Ponomariov, and Lisa Lopes.

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Among people born in 1967, Hevia ranks 396Before him are Albert-László Barabási, Dmitry Bykov, Gil de Ferran, Tina Arena, William DuVall, and Jacqueline McKenzie. After him are Glen Benton, Lars Riedel, Chris Parnell, Robb Flynn, Kajsa Ollongren, and Gaston Browne.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Hevia ranks 1,865 out of 2,932Before him are Àlex Brendemühl (1972), Jordi Arrese (1964), Marta Sánchez (1966), Claudio Rodriguez Fer (1956), Sílvia Munt (1957), and Bárbara Lennie (1984). After him are Samuel Sánchez (1978), Suso (1993), María Barranco (1961), Juan Echanove (1961), Javier Aguirresarobe (1948), and Raúl de Tomás (1994).

Among MUSICIANS In Spain

Among musicians born in Spain, Hevia ranks 22Before him are Paco Peña (1942), Enrique Fernández Arbós (1863), Pepe Romero (1944), José Antonio Labordeta (1935), Tomatito (1958), and Pau Donés (1966). After him are DJ Sammy (1969), Carlos Núñez Muñoz (1971), Pablo Alborán (1989), Mikel Herzog (1960), Ailyn (1982), and Sak Noel (1983).