Jack Bruce

1943 - 2014

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John Symon Asher Bruce (14 May 1943 – 25 October 2014) was a Scottish bassist, singer-songwriter, musician and composer. He gained popularity as the co-lead vocalist and ‍bassist ‍of British rock band Cream. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Bruce has received more than 2,605,771 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Jack Bruce is the 349th most popular musician (up from 401st in 2019), the 1,216th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,349th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Jack Bruce ranks 349 out of 2,675Before him are Bill Ward, Bobby McFerrin, Enrico Macias, Joe Strummer, Sérgio Mendes, and Farid al-Atrash. After him are Adrian Smith, Pat Metheny, Richie Sambora, Mick Taylor, Coleman Hawkins, and Steve Morse.

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Among people born in 1943, Jack Bruce ranks 111Before him are Bob Woodward, Fouad Siniora, René Préval, Lyudmila Ulitskaya, Ken Norton, and Johann Deisenhofer. After him are Chris Amon, John Nettles, J. Michael Kosterlitz, Edie Sedgwick, Barış Manço, and Jacques Dutronc. Among people deceased in 2014, Jack Bruce ranks 88Before him are Run Run Shaw, Alice Herz-Sommer, Leo Tindemans, Gottfried John, Karl Albrecht, and Valeri Kubasov. After him are Menahem Golan, Viktor Tikhonov, Robert Hansen, Milan Galić, Alexander Shulgin, and Lorna Wing.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jack Bruce ranks 1,216 out of 6,924Before him are Pattie Boyd (1944), Leopold Stokowski (1882), Louis Lucien Bonaparte (1813), Henry Gray (1827), Victoria Beckham (1974), and Vinnie Jones (1965). After him are James Hilton (1900), Alexander McQueen (1969), Robert Clive (1725), Samuel Wallis (1728), David Hartley (1705), and William McDougall (1871).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Jack Bruce ranks 72Before him are Geezer Butler (1949), PJ Harvey (1969), Ken Hensley (1945), John Entwistle (1944), Dave Murray (1956), and Bill Ward (1948). After him are Adrian Smith (1957), Mick Taylor (1949), Ian Anderson (1947), Andy Summers (1942), Martin Gore (1961), and Bernie Taupin (1950).

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