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Klaus Meine

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Klaus Meine (born 25 May 1948) is a German singer and songwriter, best known as the longtime frontman of the hard rock band Scorpions. Meine and guitarist Rudolf Schenker are the only two members of the group to appear on every Scorpions album, though he did not join the band until 1969, four years after its founding. Meine placed at No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klaus Meine has received more than 1,619,611 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Klaus Meine is the 68th most popular singer (up from 109th in 2019), the 402nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 592nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Singer.

Klaus Meine is most famous for being the lead singer of the band Scorpions.

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  • 42

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  • 9.48

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  • 2.48

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Among singers, Klaus Meine ranks 68 out of 3,528Before him are Amália Rodrigues, Rod Stewart, Salvatore Adamo, Víctor Jara, The Notorious B.I.G., and Ian Gillan. After him are Diana Ross, Johnny Hallyday, Kate Bush, Marianne Faithfull, Karel Gott, and Glen Campbell.

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Among people born in 1948, Klaus Meine ranks 24Before him are Kathy Bates, Henning Mankell, Frank Abagnale, George Tupou V, Luiz Felipe Scolari, and Marcello Lippi. After him are Keke Rosberg, Yoshihide Suga, Antonín Panenka, George R. R. Martin, Steven Tyler, and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Klaus Meine ranks 402 out of 6,142Before him are Hans Eysenck (1916), Joachim Peiper (1915), Hans Lippershey (1570), Walter Schellenberg (1910), Robert Ley (1890), and Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1784). After him are Christopher of Bavaria (1416), Carol I of Romania (1839), J. Hans D. Jensen (1907), Dietrich von Choltitz (1894), Gerda Taro (1910), and Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Klaus Meine ranks 3Before him are Nico (1938) and Constanze Mozart (1762). After him are Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), Dieter Bohlen (1954), Nina Hagen (1955), Sandra (1962), Thomas Anders (1963), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Nena (1960), and Marian Gold (1954).