Kurt Cobain

1967 - 1994

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the guitarist, primary songwriter and frontman of the rock band Nirvana. Through his angst-fueled songwriting and anti-establishment persona, Cobain's compositions widened the thematic conventions of mainstream rock music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Cobain has received more than 19,344,291 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 47th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 19M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 91

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kurt Cobain ranks 47 out of 3,001Before him are Joe Cocker, Joe Dassin, Aretha Franklin, Mireille Mathieu, Ozzy Osbourne, and Marvin Gaye. After him are Rod Stewart, Glen Campbell, Agnetha Fältskog, Constanze Mozart, Sarah Vaughan, and Amália Rodrigues.

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Among people born in 1967, Kurt Cobain ranks 3Before him are Vin Diesel and Jason Statham. After him are Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Jürgen Klopp, Sung Jae-gi, David Guetta, Roberto Baggio, Kane, Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, and Pamela Anderson. Among people deceased in 1994, Kurt Cobain ranks 15Before him are Erik Erikson, Eugène Ionesco, Ayrton Senna, Andrei Chikatilo, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Burt Lancaster. After him are Melina Mercouri, Giulietta Masina, Léon Degrelle, Paul Feyerabend, Jan Tinbergen, and Mas Oyama.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kurt Cobain ranks 308 out of 12,171Before him are Ben Affleck (1972), William Jennings Bryan (1860), Ralph Lauren (1939), Henry Clay (1777), Dian Fossey (1932), and Dan Brown (1964). After him are Truman Capote (1924), Leonardo DiCaprio (1974), Tim Burton (1958), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Gertrude Stein (1874), and Dennis Hopper (1936).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kurt Cobain ranks 20Before him are Whitney Houston (1963), Barry White (1944), Nina Simone (1933), Joe Dassin (1938), Aretha Franklin (1942), and Marvin Gaye (1939). After him are Glen Campbell (1936), Sarah Vaughan (1924), Billie Holiday (1915), Eminem (1972), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), and 50 Cent (1975).