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 2,724,607 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Hillel Slovak is the 574th most popular musician (up from 629th in 2019), the 180th most popular biography from Israel (down from 171st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Israeli Musician.

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Among musicians, Hillel Slovak ranks 574 out of 2,675Before him are Gottfried Heinrich Bach, Dido, Rudolf Kempe, Vince Clarke, T-Bone Walker, and Laurie Anderson. After him are Elmore James, Clive Burr, Pierre Rode, David Crosby, Mitch Mitchell, and Rachid Taha.

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Among people born in 1962, Hillel Slovak ranks 75Before him are Black, Manute Bol, Manuel Valls, Clark Gregg, Felicity Huffman, and Sebastian Koch. After him are Ally McCoist, Matt Cameron, Marie Trintignant, Joan Cusack, Liza Marklund, and Melissa Sue Anderson. Among people deceased in 1988, Hillel Slovak ranks 84Before him are Divine, Piero Taruffi, Trevor Howard, Edgar Faure, Fritz Heider, and Viktors Arājs. After him are Hal Ashby, Seán MacBride, Gaston Eyskens, Paolo Stoppa, Tore Keller, and Henry Koster.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Hillel Slovak ranks 180 out of 389Before him are Gali Atari (1953), Arnon Milchan (1944), Daliah Lavi (1942), Meir Amit (1921), Eliyahu M. Goldratt (1947), and Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni (1907). After him are Ahmed Jibril (1938), Reuven Shiloah (1909), Talal Abu-Ghazaleh (1938), Alice of Champagne (1196), Eliahu Inbal (1936), and Assi Dayan (1945).

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), Miri Ben-Ari (1978), Borgore (1987), and Yitzhak Yedid (1971).