Keith Levene

1957 - 2022

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Julian Keith Levene (18 July 1957 – 11 November 2022) was an English musician who was a founding member of both the Clash and Public Image Ltd (PiL). While Levene was in PiL, their 1978 debut album Public Image: First Issue reached No 22 in the UK album charts, and its lead track "Public Image" broke the top 10 UK singles chart. Levene was born and raised in London, and although initially influenced by progressive rock, his musical taste changed after meeting fellow Clash founder Mick Jones. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Keith Levene has received more than 828,176 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Keith Levene is the 1,824th most popular musician, the 4,644th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 293rd most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Keith Levene ranks 1,824 out of 3,175Before him are Nick Rhodes, Jovdat Hajiyev, Simon Barere, Emmanuel Pahud, Seasick Steve, and Steve Gaines. After him are Barry Harris, Micky Moody, Pete Doherty, Terry Kath, Scott Gorham, and George Adams.

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Among people born in 1957, Keith Levene ranks 408Before him are Stephen Morris, Phil Collen, Bill Laimbeer, Mitsuko Horie, Kathryn Hunter, and Bernhard Langer. After him are Chelsea Field, Dido Havenaar, Valdis Valters, Youssef Rzouga, Alexander Dityatin, and Clara Ponsatí. Among people deceased in 2022, Keith Levene ranks 497Before him are Boris Melnikov, Leo Wilden, Georgi Yartsev, Janusz Kupcewicz, Billy Bingham, and Bernhard Germeshausen. After him are Benjamin Kogo, Kazimierz Zimny, John McNally, Mike Hodges, Henry Lincoln, and Bjarni Tryggvason.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Keith Levene ranks 4,644 out of 8,785Before him are Eleanor Bron (1938), David Hewlett (1968), David Arnold (1962), Malcolm Bradbury (1932), Trevor Goddard (1962), and Gerry Hitchens (1934). After him are Long John Baldry (1941), Joseph Barcroft (1872), Flora Drummond (1878), Moira Shearer (1926), James Thornhill (1675), and Les Ferdinand (1966).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Keith Levene ranks 293Before him are Dave Edmunds (1944), Dave Hill (1946), Delia Derbyshire (1937), Stephen Morris (1957), Phil Collen (1957), and Nick Rhodes (1962). After him are Micky Moody (1950), Pete Doherty (1979), Guy Chambers (1963), Hugh Hopper (1945), Doug Sampson (1957), and Matt Bellamy (1978).