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Michael Giles

1942 - Today

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Michael Rex Giles (born 1 March 1942) is an English drummer, percussionist, and vocalist, best known as one of the co-founders of King Crimson in 1968. Prior to the formation of King Crimson, he was part of the eccentric pop trio Giles, Giles and Fripp along with his brother, bassist Peter, and guitarist Robert Fripp. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Giles has received more than 402,206 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Michael Giles is the 1,298th most popular musician (up from 1,473rd in 2019), the 3,443rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,775th in 2019) and the 212th most popular British Musician.

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  • 400k

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  • 46.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Michael Giles ranks 1,298 out of 2,662Before him are Johnny Mercer, John Mayhew, Roy Thomas Baker, Anahit Tsitsikian, Lester Bowie, and Pat Torpey. After him are Mike Patton, Urs Bühler, Kenny Drew, John Hammond, Brian Setzer, and Steve Aoki.

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Among people born in 1942, Michael Giles ranks 437Before him are Kees Verkerk, Abdulsalami Abubakar, Gerben Karstens, Eduard Malofeyev, Svetlana Gannushkina, and Fernando Atzori. After him are Pedro Morales, Rildo da Costa Menezes, Antoni Piechniczek, Steve Wynn, Michel Tremblay, and Terenci Moix.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Giles ranks 3,443 out of 7,765Before him are Joe Fry (1915), Eleanor Farjeon (1881), Hugh Dancy (1975), E. H. Shepard (1879), Matthew Macfadyen (1974), and Ashley Young (1985). After him are Henry Taylor (1885), Martin McDonagh (1970), Wilfrid Hyde-White (1903), Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow (1887), John Pond (1767), and Jesse Lingard (1992).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Michael Giles ranks 212Before him are Leslie Bricusse (1931), Clifford Curzon (1907), Alan White (1949), Liam Howlett (1971), John Mayhew (1947), and Roy Thomas Baker (1946). After him are Nigel Kennedy (1956), Graham Gouldman (1946), Myra Hess (1890), Albert Lee (1943), Pete Doherty (1979), and Jay Kay (1969).