Karl Jenkins

1944 - Today

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Sir Karl William Pamp Jenkins (born 17 February 1944) is a Welsh multi-instrumentalist and composer. His best known works include the song "Adiemus" and the Adiemus album series; Palladio; The Armed Man; and his Requiem. Jenkins was educated in music at Cardiff University and the Royal Academy of Music: of the latter, he is a fellow and an Associate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Jenkins has received more than 649,447 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Karl Jenkins is the 287th most popular musician (down from 256th in 2019), the 1,040th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 907th in 2019) and the 61st most popular British Musician.

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  • 31

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  • 6.78

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  • 2.67

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Among musicians, Karl Jenkins ranks 287 out of 2,675Before him are John Zorn, Salif Keita, Izzy Stradlin, Billy Idol, Yngwie Malmsteen, and Avril Lavigne. After him are Maria João Pires, Nick Cave, Leopold Auer, Art Tatum, Gustavo Santaolalla, and Émile Waldteufel.

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Among people born in 1944, Karl Jenkins ranks 95Before him are Claudia Mori, Mairead Maguire, Killing of Peter Fechter, Ren Zhengfei, Michael Nyman, and Antonio Damasio. After him are Maria João Pires, Askar Akayev, Leila Khaled, Harold Ramis, Donna Haraway, and Erwin Neher.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Karl Jenkins ranks 1,040 out of 6,924Before him are Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald (1775), Adam Ferguson (1723), Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (1477), Isabella Bird (1831), James Dewar (1842), and Peter Shilton (1949). After him are Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803), John Russell Hind (1823), Stewart Granger (1913), Alexander R. Todd (1907), Thomas Chatterton (1752), and George Canning (1770).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Karl Jenkins ranks 61Before him are Alan Parsons (1948), Amy Winehouse (1983), Ian Stewart (1938), Cozy Powell (1947), Cliff Williams (1949), and Billy Idol (1955). After him are Wallace Hartley (1878), Nicko McBrain (1952), Don Airey (1948), John McLaughlin (1942), Geezer Butler (1949), and PJ Harvey (1969).