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Matthias Jabs

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Matthias Jabs (born 25 October 1955) is a German musician, best known as the lead guitarist of the hard rock band Scorpions. He has played on all but the first five Scorpions studio albums starting with Lovedrive (1979). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthias Jabs has received more than 923,654 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Matthias Jabs is the 425th most popular musician (up from 639th in 2019), the 1,904th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,544th in 2019) and the 19th most popular German Musician.

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Among musicians, Matthias Jabs ranks 425 out of 2,662Before him are Paul Rodgers, Lester Young, Greg Lake, Alvin Lee, Van Cliburn, and Richard Z. Kruspe. After him are Bud Powell, George Young, Alice Herz-Sommer, Josef Hofmann, Donovan, and Wes Montgomery.

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Among people born in 1955, Matthias Jabs ranks 85Before him are Meles Zenawi, Verónica Forqué, Simon Rattle, Adem Jashari, Iman, and Miguel Ferrer. After him are Maria Shriver, Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, Mira Furlan, Mariya Takeuchi, Ron Johnson, and Hans-Peter Briegel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Matthias Jabs ranks 1,904 out of 6,142Before him are Berthold, Duke of Merania (1153), Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765), Richard Z. Kruspe (1967), Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1764), Kunigunde of Hohenstaufen (1202), and Franz Xaver von Baader (1765). After him are Adolf Frederick I, Duke of Mecklenburg (1588), Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin (1891), Heinz Brandt (1907), Hermann I, Landgrave of Thuringia (1155), Heinrich Bär (1913), and Princess Helena of Nassau (1831).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Matthias Jabs ranks 19Before him are André Previn (1929), Wilhelm Backhaus (1884), Florian Schneider (1947), Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach (1715), Wolfgang Sawallisch (1923), and Richard Z. Kruspe (1967). After him are Bert Kaempfert (1923), Anne-Sophie Mutter (1963), Uli Jon Roth (1954), Ralf Hütter (1946), Paul Landers (1964), and Kai Hansen (1963).