Lars Ulrich

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Lars Ulrich R (; Danish: [ˈlɑːs ˈulˀʁek]; born 26 December 1963) is a Danish musician best known as the drummer and co-founder of American heavy metal band Metallica. The son and grandson respectively of tennis players Torben and Einer Ulrich, he played tennis in his youth and moved to Los Angeles at age 16 to train professionally. However, rather than playing tennis, Ulrich began playing drums. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lars Ulrich has received more than 5,936,047 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Lars Ulrich is the 243rd most popular musician (down from 180th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 106th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Danish Musician.

Lars Ulrich is most famous for being the drummer for the heavy metal band Metallica.

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Among musicians, Lars Ulrich ranks 243 out of 2,675Before him are Marilyn Manson, John Mayall, Alfred Brendel, Roger Daltrey, Abdel Halim Hafez, and Franz Berwald. After him are Alan Parsons, Scott McKenzie, Jaco Pastorius, Lenny Kravitz, Dolores O'Riordan, and Mike Portnoy.

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Among people born in 1963, Lars Ulrich ranks 30Before him are Rafael Correa, Jean-Pierre Papin, Rick Rubin, Natasha Richardson, Mike Pompeo, and Emilio Butragueño. After him are Borut Pahor, Steven Soderbergh, Hideo Kojima, Yngwie Malmsteen, Mark Strong, and Helen Hunt.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Lars Ulrich ranks 134 out of 783Before him are Johan Christian Fabricius (1745), Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg (1796), Aksel Sandemose (1899), Charles I, Count of Flanders (1083), Christian Jürgensen Thomsen (1788), and Valdemar Poulsen (1869). After him are Anna Ancher (1859), Eric III of Denmark (1100), Anne Sophie Reventlow (1693), Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel (1784), Bent Larsen (1935), and Sophia Brahe (1556).

Among MUSICIANS In Denmark

Among musicians born in Denmark, Lars Ulrich ranks 2Before him are Victor Borge (1909). After him are Jacob Gade (1879), Jørgen Ingmann (1925), Svend Asmussen (1916), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (1946), Ole Beich (1955), Kai Winding (1922), Flemming Rasmussen (1958), Trentemøller (1972), Nikolaj Koppel (1969), and Malene Mortensen (1982).

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