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Steven Patrick Morrissey (; born 22 May 1959), known professionally as Morrissey, is an English singer, songwriter, and author. He came to prominence as the frontman of rock band the Smiths, who were active from 1982 to 1987. Since then, he has pursued a successful solo career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Morrissey has received more than 8,840,742 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Morrissey is the 95th most popular singer (down from 88th in 2019), the 462nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 436th in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Singer.

Morrissey is most famous for being the lead singer of the rock band The Smiths.

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  • 8.8M

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  • 73.30

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  • 48

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  • 12.13

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  • 2.15

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Among singers, Morrissey ranks 95 out of 3,541Before him are Dolly Parton, Gwen Stefani, Kenny Rogers, Lys Assia, Diana Ross, and Mercedes Sosa. After him are France Gall, Yma Sumac, Mirella Freni, Donna Summer, Roy Orbison, and Rihanna.

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Among people born in 1959, Morrissey ranks 4Before him are Luc Besson, Kevin Spacey, and Carlo Ancelotti. After him are Jens Stoltenberg, Emma Thompson, Magic Johnson, Evo Morales, John McEnroe, Klaus Iohannis, Maurizio Sarri, and Hugh Laurie.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Morrissey ranks 462 out of 6,924Before him are Donald Winnicott (1896), Thomas Bayes (1702), Mike Oldfield (1953), John le Carré (1931), Graham Hill (1929), and John Smith (1580). After him are Donald Pleasence (1919), John Hicks (1904), Christian de Duve (1917), Sam Neill (1947), William Ewart Gladstone (1809), and Richard Arkwright (1732).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Morrissey ranks 13Before him are Marianne Faithfull (1946), Rod Stewart (1945), George Michael (1963), Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), and Robert Plant (1948). After him are Kate Bush (1958), Peter Gabriel (1950), Annie Lennox (1954), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Tom Jones (1940), and Eric Burdon (1941).

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