Hiro Yamamoto

1961 - Today

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Hiro Yamamoto (born April 13, 1961) is an American bassist who was a founding member of grunge band Soundgarden, along with Kim Thayil and Chris Cornell in 1984. He left the band in 1989, and two years later, he started the independent rock band Truly together with Screaming Trees drummer Mark Pickerel and Robert Roth from The Storybook Krooks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hiro Yamamoto has received more than 782,126 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Hiro Yamamoto is the 1,846th most popular musician (down from 1,741st in 2019), the 9,605th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,454th in 2019) and the 795th most popular American Musician.

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  • 780k

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  • 54.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Hiro Yamamoto ranks 1,846 out of 2,675Before him are Kevin Jonas, Steve Angello, Taiji, Pierre Pincemaille, Mike McCready, and James Williamson. After him are Luca Turilli, Clifford Jordan, Ellie Goulding, Anders Fridén, Mitch Lucker, and Des'ree.

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Among people born in 1961, Hiro Yamamoto ranks 383Before him are Mahamat Saleh Haroun, Oh Se-hoon, Kate Mosse, Dirk Bach, K.d. lang, and Bernard Casoni. After him are Darren Star, Rebecca Solnit, Anton Josipović, Julian Bailey, Konstantin Lavronenko, and Hannelore Kraft.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hiro Yamamoto ranks 9,605 out of 15,968Before him are George Saling (1909), Ed Lee (1952), Sam Balter (1909), George Clayton Johnson (1929), Benjamin N. Cardozo (1870), and Matt Lanter (1983). After him are Michael Michele (1966), Darren Star (1961), Dave Chappelle (1973), Clifford Jordan (1931), Dale Robertson (1923), and Joe Namath (1943).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Hiro Yamamoto ranks 795Before him are Taylor Hawkins (1972), Billy Higgins (1936), Gar Samuelson (1958), Kevin Jonas (1987), Mike McCready (1966), and James Williamson (1949). After him are Clifford Jordan (1931), Mitch Lucker (1984), Marin Alsop (1956), Fred Ebb (1928), Michael Romeo (1968), and Devendra Banhart (1981).