Neil Innes

1944 - 2019

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Neil James Innes (; 9 December 1944 – 29 December 2019) was an English writer, comedian and musician. He first came to prominence in the pioneering comedy rock group Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and later became a frequent collaborator with the Monty Python troupe on their BBC television series and films, and is often called the "seventh Python" along with performer Carol Cleveland. He co-created the Rutles, a Beatles parody/pastiche project, with Python Eric Idle, and wrote the band's songs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neil Innes has received more than 1,073,320 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Neil Innes is the 1,908th most popular musician (down from 1,813th in 2019), the 4,835th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,567th in 2019) and the 312th most popular British Musician.

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  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Neil Innes ranks 1,908 out of 3,175Before him are Chick Webb, Brad Wilk, Igor Presnyakov, Cherie Currie, Jeff Healey, and Gene Ammons. After him are Les Brown, Lucky Dube, Alison Sudol, Jonas Berggren, Rupert Holmes, and Mauro Maur.

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Among people born in 1944, Neil Innes ranks 618Before him are Patricia Quinn, Nora Astorga, Carl I. Hagen, José Urruzmendi, Vitaly Tseshkovsky, and Geoffrey Hughes. After him are Igor Tselovalnikov, Tom Seaver, Henri Weber, Amol Palekar, Miguel Mejía Barón, and Annie Famose. Among people deceased in 2019, Neil Innes ranks 465Before him are José Rodrigues Neto, Thanos Mikroutsikos, Alvin Sargent, Fernando Roldán, Edward Seaga, and Serafim Fernandes de Araújo. After him are Mary L. Good, W. S. Merwin, Bruno Nicolè, Héctor Santos, Rip Taylor, and Guy François.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Neil Innes ranks 4,835 out of 8,785Before him are Eric Dier (1994), William T. Stearn (1911), Hubert Gough (1870), Geoffrey Hughes (1944), Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886), and Lynne Frederick (1954). After him are Henry Lawes (1595), Alex Garland (1970), Rupert Holmes (1947), Lucy Hawking (1969), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), and Joe Spence (1898).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Neil Innes ranks 312Before him are Jim Lea (1949), Glyn Johns (1942), Lionel Tertis (1876), Ed O'Brien (1968), Steve Rothery (1959), and Stanley Sadie (1930). After him are Rupert Holmes (1947), Guy Berryman (1978), Richard Ashcroft (1971), The Proclaimers (1962), Leeroy Thornhill (1968), and Chris Dreja (1945).