Michael Hutchence

1960 - 1997

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Michael Kelland John Hutchence (22 January 1960 – 22 November 1997) was an Australian musician, singer-songwriter and actor. Hutchence co-founded the rock band INXS, which sold over 75 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 8,456,555 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Michael Hutchence is the 450th most popular musician (up from 767th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Australia (up from 96th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Australian Musician.

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Among musicians, Michael Hutchence ranks 450 out of 2,675Before him are Bronisław Huberman, Jermaine Jackson, Leonardo De Lorenzo, Van Cliburn, Steve Hackett, and Armin van Buuren. After him are Murray Perahia, Jimmy Cobb, Bruno Mars, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Tony Sheridan, and Shinichi Suzuki.

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Among people born in 1960, Michael Hutchence ranks 65Before him are Damon Wayans, Jorge Sampaoli, Walter Zenga, Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran, Kim Wilde, and John Galliano. After him are Abdullah Abdullah, Hideaki Anno, Igor Belanov, Željko Obradović, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, and Gjorge Ivanov. Among people deceased in 1997, Michael Hutchence ranks 85Before him are Ernst Wilimowski, Stig Anderson, Giuseppe De Santis, Walter Gotell, Gunpei Yokoi, and Samuel Fuller. After him are Edward Mulhare, Andrew Cunanan, Héctor Yazalde, Allan Edwall, Uzi Narkiss, and Félix Candela.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Michael Hutchence ranks 57 out of 790Before him are Raymond Dart (1893), Phil Rudd (1954), Thomas Keneally (1935), Barry Marshall (1951), Flea (1962), and Macfarlane Burnet (1899). After him are John Newcombe (1944), Rhonda Byrne (1945), Ken Rosewall (1934), Peter Norman (1942), David Bruce (1855), and Diane Cilento (1933).

Among MUSICIANS In Australia

Among musicians born in Australia, Michael Hutchence ranks 6Before him are Lisa Gerrard (1961), Nick Cave (1957), David Helfgott (1947), Phil Rudd (1954), and Flea (1962). After him are Sia (1975), Tommy Emmanuel (1955), Colin Burgess (1946), John Williams (1941), Daevid Allen (1938), and Mark Evans (1956).