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Michael Schenker

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Michael Schenker (born 10 January 1955) is a German guitarist. He played in the rock band UFO and leads the Michael Schenker Group (MSG). He was an early member of the hard rock band Scorpions, a band co-founded by his elder brother Rudolf Schenker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Schenker has received more than 1,967,659 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Schenker is the 316th most popular musician (up from 399th in 2019), the 1,482nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,769th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Musician.

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  • 28

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  • 7.01

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  • 2.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Michael Schenker ranks 316 out of 2,662Before him are Lalo Schifrin, Mischa Maisky, Matteo Carcassi, Fred Durst, Ian Anderson, and Isaac Hayes. After him are Paul Desmond, Djivan Gasparyan, Franco Battiato, Woody Guthrie, Steve Vai, and Salif Keita.

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Among people born in 1955, Michael Schenker ranks 64Before him are Pietro Parolin, Al-Waleed bin Talal, José Antonio Camacho, Valery Gerasimov, Eric Schmidt, and Emine Erdoğan. After him are Jean Tigana, Yo-Yo Ma, Najib Mikati, Lena Olin, Safet Sušić, and Jorge Valdano.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Michael Schenker ranks 1,482 out of 6,142Before him are August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798), Gerberga of Saxony (913), Matthias Erzberger (1875), Rupert of Salzburg (650), Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord (1878), and Adolf Strauss (1879). After him are Henry III, Margrave of Meissen (1218), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), Joos van Cleve (1485), Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825), Paul Rée (1849), and Wilhelm Rediess (1900).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Michael Schenker ranks 13Before him are Frank Farian (1941), Rudolf Schenker (1948), Wilhelm Kempff (1895), Klaus Nomi (1944), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), and Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806). After him are André Previn (1929), Wilhelm Backhaus (1884), Florian Schneider (1947), Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach (1715), Wolfgang Sawallisch (1923), and Richard Z. Kruspe (1967).