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Hillel Slovak

1962 - 1988

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Hillel Slovak (Hebrew: הלל סלובק; April 13, 1962 – June 25, 1988) was an Israeli-American musician best known as the founding guitarist of the Los Angeles rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, with whom he recorded two albums. His guitar work was rooted in funk and hard rock, and he often experimented with other genres, including reggae and speed metal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hillel Slovak has received more than 3,247,880 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Hillel Slovak is the 625th most popular musician (down from 574th in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from Israel (down from 179th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Israeli Musician.

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Among musicians, Hillel Slovak ranks 625 out of 2,662Before him are Vladimir Sofronitsky, Frans Brüggen, Nick Drake, Damon Albarn, Ahmet Ertegun, and Eliso Virsaladze. After him are Vagif Mustafazadeh, Axel Rudi Pell, Thom Yorke, Napoleon Orda, Suzanne Vega, and K. K. Downing.

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Among people born in 1962, Hillel Slovak ranks 86Before him are Sebastian Koch, Sheryl Crow, Patrick Ewing, Marty Friedman, Julio Salinas, and Anthony Edwards. After him are Joan Cusack, François-Henri Pinault, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Matteo Messina Denaro, Manute Bol, and Adam Baldwin. Among people deceased in 1988, Hillel Slovak ranks 88Before him are Hal Ashby, Viktors Arājs, Mikha'il Na'ima, Seán MacBride, Fritz Heider, and Charles Addams. After him are Alec Issigonis, Hamengkubuwono IX, Aparicio Méndez, Erich Fried, Paolo Stoppa, and Francis Ponge.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Hillel Slovak ranks 189 out of 430Before him are Yael Dayan (1939), Alexander of Judaea (-100), Naji al-Ali (1937), Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni (1907), Carmela Corren (1938), and Rafael Eitan (1929). After him are Hugh I of Cyprus (1194), May Ziade (1886), Yitzhak Hofi (1927), Rehavam Ze'evi (1926), Ralph Bakshi (1938), and Achinoam Nini (1969).

Among MUSICIANS In Israel

Among musicians born in Israel, Hillel Slovak ranks 4Before him are Itzhak Perlman (1945), Gene Simmons (1949), and Ivry Gitlis (1922). After him are Pinchas Zukerman (1948), Shlomo Artzi (1949), Avishai Cohen (1970), Keren Ann (1974), Borgore (1987), Yitzhak Yedid (1971), and Miri Ben-Ari (1978).