Michael Schenker

1955 - Today

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Michael Schenker (born 10 January 1955) is a German rock guitarist who has played in UFO and led the Michael Schenker Group. He was an early member of Scorpions, the band co-founded by his elder brother Rudolf Schenker. In the mid-1970s, Schenker joined UFO, playing lead guitar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Schenker has received more than 1,177,217 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Michael Schenker is the 399th most popular musician (down from 358th in 2019), the 1,769th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,533rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Musician.

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Among musicians, Michael Schenker ranks 399 out of 2,675. Before him are Mischa Maisky, Eddie Van Halen, Johnny Winter, Fred Durst, Bud Powell, and Géza Anda. After him are Lee Soo-man, Bert Kaempfert, Rubén González, David Popper, Martin Gore, and Rudolf Serkin.

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Among people born in 1955, Michael Schenker ranks 66Before him are Meles Zenawi, Egils Levits, Safet Sušić, Jean Tigana, Eddie Van Halen, and Griffin Dunne. After him are Siri Hustvedt, Fernando Meirelles, Hans-Peter Briegel, Richard Schiff, Yo-Yo Ma, and Iman.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Michael Schenker ranks 1,769 out of 5,289. Before him are Prince Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1737), Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff (1896), Johann Gottfried Schadow (1764), Judith of Swabia (1054), Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1713), and Eugen Jochum (1902). After him are Eugen Fink (1905), Bernhardus Varenius (1622), Gustav von Schmoller (1838), Bert Kaempfert (1923), Andreas Achenbach (1815), and Friedrich Christian Diez (1794).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Michael Schenker ranks 17Before him are Rudolf Schenker (1948), Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Wilhelm Backhaus (1884), Ralf Hütter (1946), and Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach (1715). After him are Bert Kaempfert (1923), Paul Landers (1964), Richard Z. Kruspe (1967), Peter Schreier (1935), Wolfgang Sawallisch (1923), and Anne-Sophie Mutter (1963).

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