Jeff Hanneman

1964 - 2013

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Jeffrey John Hanneman (January 31, 1964 – May 2, 2013) was an American musician, best known as a founding member and lead guitarist of the American thrash metal band Slayer. Hanneman composed both music and lyrics for every Slayer album until his death in 2013 at age 49. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeff Hanneman has received more than 1,874,115 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Jeff Hanneman is the 737th most popular musician (down from 671st in 2019), the 3,738th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,260th in 2019) and the 253rd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Jeff Hanneman ranks 737 out of 2,675Before him are Lazar Berman, Paco Ibáñez, Stewart Copeland, Oscar Hammerstein II, Diana Krall, and Richie Havens. After him are Giorgio Gaber, Desmond Dekker, Pink Anderson, Eduard van Beinum, Bob Seger, and Art Pepper.

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Among people born in 1964, Jeff Hanneman ranks 104Before him are Ian Hart, Andrey Zvyagintsev, Laura Harring, Sandro Rosell, Paco Tous, and Diana Krall. After him are Kaspar Capparoni, Lars Mikkelsen, Ian Ziering, Jean-Marc Bosman, Gerald Vanenburg, and Andrew Niccol. Among people deceased in 2013, Jeff Hanneman ranks 177Before him are Yury Yakovlev, Carlo Lizzani, Aníbal Paz, Jim Kelly, Helen Thomas, and Richie Havens. After him are August Schellenberg, Ignacio Eizaguirre, Pyotr Bolotnikov, Norma Bengell, Otto Muehl, and Nílton de Sordi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jeff Hanneman ranks 3,738 out of 15,968Before him are Oscar Hammerstein II (1895), Harold Robbins (1916), Lillian Hellman (1905), Edmond O'Brien (1915), John Doman (1945), and Richie Havens (1941). After him are Franz Kline (1910), Taylor Lautner (1992), Jill Clayburgh (1944), James Samuel Coleman (1926), Mike Resnick (1942), and Kelly Johnson (1910).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jeff Hanneman ranks 253Before him are Kenny Clarke (1914), Leon Fleisher (1928), Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934), Stewart Copeland (1952), Oscar Hammerstein II (1895), and Richie Havens (1941). After him are Pink Anderson (1900), Bob Seger (1945), Art Pepper (1925), Paul Chambers (1935), Peter Cetera (1944), and Corey Taylor (1973).