Krist Novoselic

1965 - Today

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Krist Anthony Novoselic (; Croatian: Novoselić; born May 16, 1965) is an American musician and activist, best known as the bassist and a founding member of the rock band Nirvana.After Nirvana disbanded following the death of its frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994, Novoselic formed Sweet 75 in 1995 and Eyes Adrift in 2002, releasing one album with each band. From 2006 to 2009, he played in the punk rock band Flipper, and in 2011, he contributed bass and accordion to the song "I Should Have Known" on the Foo Fighters' studio album Wasting Light. Since June 2017 he has played bass and accordion for the band Giants in the Trees.Outside of music Novoselic has been active politically, being involved in the formation of a PAC named JAMPAC (Joint Artists and Musicians Political Action Committee). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Krist Novoselic has received more than 4,292,044 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Krist Novoselic is the 850th most popular musician (down from 718th in 2019), the 4,253rd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,462nd in 2019) and the 303rd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Krist Novoselic ranks 850 out of 2,675Before him are Mick Box, Albert Collins, Harold Faltermeyer, Zino Francescatti, Johnny Clegg, and Paul Kantner. After him are Daron Malakian, Daevid Allen, Michael Brecker, Ray Barretto, Noel Redding, and Michael Weikath.

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Among people born in 1965, Krist Novoselic ranks 104Before him are Frédéric Beigbeder, Tomáš Skuhravý, Bryan Singer, Paweł Adamowicz, Silas Pereira, and Vicky Vette. After him are Ernesto Hoost, Kyra Sedgwick, Rob Zombie, Chris Penn, Kyle Chandler, and Sherilyn Fenn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Krist Novoselic ranks 4,253 out of 15,968Before him are Samuel T. Cohen (1921), Stephen Stills (1945), Paul Kantner (1941), Marlon Jackson (1957), Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850), and Zooey Deschanel (1980). After him are Evelyn Nesbit (1884), Carey Lowell (1961), Daron Malakian (1975), Newt Gingrich (1943), Michael Brecker (1949), and Brian Austin Green (1973).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Krist Novoselic ranks 303Before him are Pitbull (1981), Zakk Wylde (1967), John Lurie (1952), Louis Jordan (1908), Albert Collins (1932), and Paul Kantner (1941). After him are Daron Malakian (1975), Michael Brecker (1949), Ray Barretto (1929), Chaka Khan (1953), Ralph Kirkpatrick (1911), and Benny Carter (1907).

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