Malcolm McLaren

1946 - 2010

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Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946 – 8 April 2010) was an English impresario, visual artist, singer, songwriter, musician, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and provocative way. He is best known as a promoter and manager of bands the New York Dolls and the Sex Pistols. Brought up unconventionally by his grandmother after his father, Peter, left the family home, McLaren attended a number of British art colleges and adopted the stance of the social rebel in the style of French revolutionaries the Situationists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm McLaren has received more than 2,064,492 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Malcolm McLaren is the 410th most popular singer (down from 392nd in 2019), the 1,567th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,448th in 2019) and the 48th most popular British Singer.

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Among singers, Malcolm McLaren ranks 410 out of 3,541Before him are Peppino di Capri, Senesino, Harry Nilsson, Tracy Chapman, Zeynab Khanlarova, and Raina Kabaivanska. After him are Salomé, Paul Robeson, Billy Preston, Natalie Cole, Taylor Swift, and Zdravko Čolić.

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Among people born in 1946, Malcolm McLaren ranks 148Before him are Craig Venter, Bernd Hölzenbein, Héctor Yazalde, Duane Allman, Joop Zoetemelk, and Richard Axel. After him are Riccardo Cocciante, Billy Preston, Lucien Van Impe, Pēteris Vasks, Giuseppe Sinopoli, and Claire Denis. Among people deceased in 2010, Malcolm McLaren ranks 86Before him are Orlando Peçanha, Theo Albrecht, Robert Culp, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Peter Graves, and Miguel Delibes. After him are Captain Beefheart, Alexander Haig, Vladislav Ardzinba, Bella Akhmadulina, Luis Molowny, and Teddy Scholten.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm McLaren ranks 1,567 out of 6,924Before him are George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737), Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870), Fraser Stoddart (1942), Thomas Hill Green (1836), Ælle of Sussex (500), and Matthew Arnold (1822). After him are Elizabeth Siddal (1829), Elizabeth Hurley (1965), Sam Worthington (1976), Roger Byrne (1929), Paul Scholes (1974), and William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (1738).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Malcolm McLaren ranks 48Before him are Jon Anderson (1944), Marc Bolan (1947), Albert Hammond (1944), Dave Evans (1953), Kim Wilde (1960), and Seal (1963). After him are Francis Rossi (1949), Gary Glitter (1944), Ronnie Biggs (1929), Limahl (1958), Andy Gibb (1958), and Maggie Reilly (1956).