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Jeff Buckley

1966 - 1997

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Jeffrey Scott Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scott Moorhead, was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. After a decade as a session guitarist in Los Angeles, Buckley amassed a following in the early 1990s by performing cover songs at venues in East Village, Manhattan, such as Sin-é, while gradually focusing more on his own material. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeff Buckley has received more than 10,143,057 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Jeff Buckley is the 602nd most popular musician (down from 586th in 2019), the 3,155th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,052nd in 2019) and the 186th most popular American Musician.

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  • 10M

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  • 53.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Jeff Buckley ranks 602 out of 2,662Before him are Ben Webster, Dick Dale, Hilton Valentine, Claude Bolling, Julian Fontana, and Elvis Costello. After him are Pierre Rode, David Knopfler, Marty Friedman, Frank Beard, Mark Hollis, and Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst.

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Among people born in 1966, Jeff Buckley ranks 71Before him are Enzo Scifo, Gianluca Pagliuca, Christoph Schneider, Matthew Fox, Dany Boon, and Zlatko Dalić. After him are Rainn Wilson, Fernando Colunga, Kiko, Princess Akishino, Bujar Nishani, Marton Csokas, and Olivier Martinez. Among people deceased in 1997, Jeff Buckley ranks 106Before him are Félix Candela, Stanley Schachter, Andrei Sinyavsky, Eugene Stoner, Shintaro Katsu, and Peng Zhen. After him are Edward Mulhare, Martin Schwarzschild, Adil Çarçani, Jacinto Quincoces, Jambyn Batmönkh, and Harold Robbins.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeff Buckley ranks 3,155 out of 18,182Before him are Susan Sullivan (1942), Art Metrano (1936), Kamehameha V (1830), Barbara Hendricks (1948), Richard Holbrooke (1941), and Annie Potts (1952). After him are Waylon Jennings (1937), Zach Galifianakis (1969), Jim Simons (1938), Roy J. Plunkett (1910), Patty Hearst (1954), and Barry Goldwater (1909).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jeff Buckley ranks 186Before him are Nikki Sixx (1958), Curtis Mayfield (1942), Willy DeVille (1950), Lead Belly (1888), Ben Webster (1909), and Dick Dale (1937). After him are Marty Friedman (1962), Frank Beard (1949), GG Allin (1956), Michael Stipe (1960), Chaka Khan (1953), and Kenny Clarke (1914).