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Michael Hutchence

1960 - 1997

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Michael Kelland John Hutchence (22 January 1960 – 22 November 1997) was an Australian singer, songwriter and actor. Hutchence co-founded the rock band INXS, which sold over 50 million records worldwide and was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2001. He was the lead singer and lyricist of INXS from 1977 until his death.Hutchence was a member of the short-lived pop rock group Max Q. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Hutchence has received more than 10,189,172 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Michael Hutchence is the 503rd most popular musician (down from 450th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Australia (down from 57th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Australian Musician.

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  • 32

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  • 4.08

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  • 3.60

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Among musicians, Michael Hutchence ranks 503 out of 2,662Before him are Mikkey Dee, Jeff Lynne, Mick Mars, Paul Landers, Bebo Valdés, and Ira Gershwin. After him are Annie Fischer, Kai Hansen, Jacques Loussier, Bill Viola, Archie Shepp, and Johann Friedrich Fasch.

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Among people born in 1960, Michael Hutchence ranks 86Before him are Tony Robbins, Željko Obradović, Igor Belanov, Jonathan Larson, Nicoletta Braschi, and Gazebo. After him are Damon Wayans, Yannick Noah, Jonas Gahr Støre, Walter Zenga, Vince Clarke, and Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt. Among people deceased in 1997, Michael Hutchence ranks 91Before him are Bo Widerberg, Jean Françaix, Jean-Dominique Bauby, Allan Edwall, Lyman Spitzer, and Héctor Yazalde. After him are Andrés Rodríguez, Kunihiko Kodaira, Teiichi Matsumaru, Ho Feng-Shan, Chiang Wei-kuo, and Anatoli Boukreev.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Michael Hutchence ranks 65 out of 925Before him are Raymond Dart (1893), David Helfgott (1947), David Bruce (1855), John Newcombe (1944), Cassandra Harris (1948), and Edward Cassidy (1924). After him are Nellie Melba (1861), Thomas Keneally (1935), Travis Fimmel (1979), John Flanagan (1944), Nick Vujicic (1982), and Germaine Greer (1939).

Among MUSICIANS In Australia

Among musicians born in Australia, Michael Hutchence ranks 7Before him are Sia (1975), Nick Cave (1957), Lisa Gerrard (1961), Flea (1962), Phil Rudd (1954), and David Helfgott (1947). After him are John Williams (1941), Tommy Emmanuel (1955), Colin Burgess (1946), Daevid Allen (1938), Rick Springfield (1949), and Richard Bonynge (1930).