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Steven Patrick Morrissey ( MORR-iss-ee; born 22 May 1959), known mononymously as Morrissey, is an English singer, songwriter and author. He came to prominence as the frontman and lyricist 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 10,434,897 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Morrissey is the 94th most popular singer (up from 95th in 2019), the 450th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 462nd 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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  • 65.32

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  • 48

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  • 12.03

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  • 2.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Morrissey ranks 94 out of 3,528Before him are Enrique Iglesias, Georges Moustaki, Art Garfunkel, Meat Loaf, Yma Sumac, and Robin Gibb. After him are Robert Plant, Mercedes Sosa, Gloria Gaynor, Donna Summer, Alla Pugacheva, and Gigliola Cinquetti.

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Among people born in 1959, Morrissey ranks 7Before him are Carlo Ancelotti, Jens Stoltenberg, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Luc Besson, Kevin Spacey, and Klaus Iohannis. After him are János Áder, Emma Thompson, Evo Morales, Bryan Adams, Sean Bean, and Ken Watanabe.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Morrissey ranks 450 out of 7,765Before him are David Attenborough (1926), James I of Scotland (1394), Robert II of Scotland (1316), Kate Winslet (1975), Thomas Harriot (1560), and Charles Dance (1946). After him are Sweyn II of Denmark (1020), Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (1863), Robert Plant (1948), William Shockley (1910), Mike Oldfield (1953), and Tony Scott (1944).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

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

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