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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 1,012,539 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Hiro Yamamoto is the 2,030th most popular musician (down from 1,843rd in 2019), the 10,588th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,586th in 2019) and the 835th most popular American Musician.

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  • 1.0M

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  • 40.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Hiro Yamamoto ranks 2,030 out of 2,662Before him are Kai Winding, Duke Pearson, Alex Gaudino, Yasunori Mitsuda, Muhal Richard Abrams, and Håkan Hardenberger. After him are DJ Ashba, Tom Scholz, Christoph Brüx, Steve Hewitt, Shirley Scott, and Virgil Donati.

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Among people born in 1961, Hiro Yamamoto ranks 452Before him are Masaaki Mori, Sugao Kambe, Tak Matsumoto, Troels Rasmussen, Gyrðir Elíasson, and Håkan Hardenberger. After him are Julian Bailey, Kent Nielsen, Rudy Dhaenens, Anton Josipović, Dietmar Woidke, and Soane Patita Paini Mafi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hiro Yamamoto ranks 10,588 out of 18,182Before him are Tristan Taormino (1971), Barbara Jordan (1936), Kevin Chamberlin (1963), Roland Burris (1937), Bruce C. Murray (1931), and Cynthia Ozick (1928). After him are DJ Ashba (1972), Mary Ritter Beard (1876), Christine Taylor (1971), Bonita Granville (1923), Joanna Going (1963), and Tiffany Young (1989).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Hiro Yamamoto ranks 835Before him are Ed King (1949), Josh White (1914), Peter Erskine (1954), Jack Johnson (1975), Duke Pearson (1932), and Muhal Richard Abrams (1930). After him are DJ Ashba (1972), Tom Scholz (1947), Shirley Scott (1934), Art Taylor (1929), Tom Scott (1948), and Mike Campbell (1950).