Jeff Lynne

1947 - Today

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Jeffrey Lynne (born 30 December 1947) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). The group formed in 1970 as an offshoot of the Move, of which Lynne was also a member. Previously, Lynne had been involved with the Idle Race as a founding member and principal songwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeff Lynne has received more than 6,431,924 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Jeff Lynne is the 488th most popular musician (up from 601st in 2019), the 1,594th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,817th in 2019) and the 92nd most popular British Musician.

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  • 33

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  • 4.19

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Among musicians, Jeff Lynne ranks 488 out of 2,675Before him are Rick Astley, Alan Walker, Klaus Voormann, Carla Bley, Igor Oistrakh, and Lionel Hampton. After him are Jan Hammer, Christoph Eschenbach, Arthur Grumiaux, John Phillips, Al Di Meola, and Aldo Ciccolini.

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Among people born in 1947, Jeff Lynne ranks 142Before him are Rob Reiner, Włodzimierz Lubański, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, Henri Michel, John Adams, and Jerzy Stuhr. After him are Nevio Scala, Ryo Kawasaki, Oliver Dragojević, Mia Martini, Alexander Rutskoy, and Yukiya Amano.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jeff Lynne ranks 1,594 out of 6,924Before him are William Hamilton (1730), Beorhtric of Wessex (800), Tom Courtenay (1937), Rupert Grint (1988), Michael Owen (1979), and John Fletcher (1579). After him are John Muir (1838), Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770), Beau Brummell (1778), Stephen Langton (1150), Anthony Blunt (1907), and Wendy Hiller (1912).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Jeff Lynne ranks 92Before him are Steve Hackett (1950), Tony Sheridan (1940), Elvis Costello (1954), Alvin Lee (1944), Rick Astley (1966), and Alan Walker (1997). After him are Rick Wakeman (1949), Robert Smith (1959), Thom Yorke (1968), Paul Rodgers (1949), Nick Simper (1945), and Robert Wyatt (1945).