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Ken Hensley

1945 - 2020

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Kenneth William David Hensley (24 August 1945 – 4 November 2020) was an English musician, singer, songwriter and producer, best known for his work with Uriah Heep during the 1970s.He wrote or co-wrote the majority of Uriah Heep's songs during this period, including the singles "Lady in Black" (on which he sang lead vocals), "Easy Livin'" and "Stealin'", as well as "Look at Yourself", and "Free Me". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Hensley has received more than 726,798 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Ken Hensley is the 223rd most popular musician (up from 330th in 2019), the 872nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,150th in 2019) and the 51st most popular British Musician.

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  • 30

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  • 7.45

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  • 2.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Ken Hensley ranks 223 out of 2,662Before him are J. J. Cale, Leslie Cheung, Mike Shinoda, Billy Idol, Romano Mussolini, and Stéphane Grappelli. After him are Izzy Stradlin, Kirk Hammett, Marilyn Manson, Consuelo Velázquez, Toots Thielemans, and Isaac Stern.

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Among people born in 1945, Ken Hensley ranks 68Before him are Bubba Smith, Pete Townshend, Dennis Rader, Joseph Kosuth, Laurent Gbagbo, and Linda Lee Cadwell. After him are Moncef Marzouki, Bette Midler, Douglas Osheroff, Haris Silajdžić, Patch Adams, and Go Nagai. Among people deceased in 2020, Ken Hensley ranks 61Before him are Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Clive Cussler, Philip Warren Anderson, James Randi, Jack Steinberger, and Kenny Rogers. After him are Terry Jones, Conchata Ferrell, Buck Henry, George Blake, Masatoshi Koshiba, and Pranab Mukherjee.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ken Hensley ranks 872 out of 7,765Before him are Bernard Lee (1908), Gladwyn Jebb (1900), Patrick White (1912), Graham Chapman (1941), Allan Pinkerton (1819), and Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948). After him are Tom Wilkinson (1948), Terry Jones (1942), Tony Richardson (1928), William Holman Hunt (1827), Edward Whymper (1840), and Peter Cushing (1913).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Ken Hensley ranks 51Before him are John Paul Jones (1946), Ian Paice (1948), Amy Winehouse (1983), Pete Townshend (1945), John Cale (1942), and Billy Idol (1955). After him are John Mayall (1933), Keith Moon (1946), John McLaughlin (1942), Steve Harris (1956), Karl Jenkins (1944), and Slash (1965).

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