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Jeff Beck

1944 - 2023

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Geoffrey Arnold Beck (24 June 1944 – 10 January 2023) was an English guitarist. He rose to prominence as a member of the rock band the Yardbirds, and afterwards founded and fronted the Jeff Beck Group and Beck, Bogert & Appice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeff Beck has received more than 9,266,337 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Jeff Beck is the 32nd most popular musician (down from 25th in 2019), the 188th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 174th in 2019) and the 12th most popular British Musician.

Jeff Beck is most famous for being one of the best rock guitarists in the world. He has been a member of many famous bands, including The Yardbirds, The Jeff Beck Group, and Beck, Bogert & Appice.

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  • 2.11

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Among musicians, Jeff Beck ranks 32 out of 2,662Before him are Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Scatman John, Bon Scott, Martha Argerich, and Miles Davis. After him are Frank Zappa, Roger Taylor, Cat Stevens, Björn Ulvaeus, Giuseppe Tartini, and Maria Anna Mozart.

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Among people born in 1944, Jeff Beck ranks 8Before him are Gerhard Schröder, Michael Douglas, Ban Ki-moon, Miloš Zeman, George Lucas, and Barry White. After him are Alexander Van der Bellen, Reinhold Messner, Rutger Hauer, Ernő Rubik, Geraldine Chaplin, and Dzhokhar Dudayev. Among people deceased in 2023, Jeff Beck ranks 2Before him is Constantine II of Greece. After him are Just Fontaine, Carlos Saura, Raquel Welch, K. Alex Müller, Paul Berg, Hans Modrow, Burt Bacharach, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Gianluca Vialli, and Lisa Marie Presley.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jeff Beck ranks 188 out of 7,765Before him are Edward Smith (1850), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), Humphry Davy (1778), Henry I of England (1068), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), and Mary Boleyn (1499). After him are Arnold J. Toynbee (1889), J. K. Rowling (1965), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), Thomas Newcomen (1663), Roald Dahl (1916), and Roger Taylor (1949).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Jeff Beck ranks 12Before him are George Harrison (1943), Ringo Starr (1940), Mark Knopfler (1949), Eric Clapton (1945), Keith Richards (1943), and Bon Scott (1946). After him are Roger Taylor (1949), Cat Stevens (1948), Brian Jones (1942), John Deacon (1951), Sting (1951), and Lemmy (1945).

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