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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 1,064,415 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Neil Innes is the 1,819th most popular musician (down from 1,617th in 2019), the 4,576th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,079th in 2019) and the 312th most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Neil Innes ranks 1,819 out of 2,662Before him are Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, Scott Gorham, Kyle Eastwood, The Proclaimers, Richie Ramone, and Dave Hill. After him are Jason Mraz, Mitch Lucker, Lily Allen, Karin Dreijer, Kevin Moore, and Sharon Corr.

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Among people born in 1944, Neil Innes ranks 544Before him are Edith McGuire, Valmir Louruz, Pratibha Ray, Salmaan Taseer, István Géczi, and Oswald Gracias. After him are Henri Weber, Anand Satyanand, Patricia Quinn, Angus King, John Njue, and Yuriy Istomin. Among people deceased in 2019, Neil Innes ranks 424Before him are Norbert Eder, Aleksandar Kostov, Siegmar Wätzlich, Julie Gibson, Elwyn Berlekamp, and Gennadi Manakov. After him are Norma Croker, Roky Erickson, Pernell Whitaker, Eddie Money, Therese Zenz, and Borka Pavićević.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Neil Innes ranks 4,576 out of 7,765Before him are Les Ferdinand (1966), Gordon Thomas (1921), William Duesbury (1725), Carmen Ejogo (1973), Malcolm Gladwell (1963), and Dave Hill (1946). After him are David Platt (1966), Teddy Sinclair (1986), Dennis Taylor (1949), Lily Allen (1985), John Castle (1940), and Douglas Hurd (1930).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Neil Innes ranks 312Before him are Dee Palmer (1937), Phil Collen (1957), Leeroy Thornhill (1968), Chris Wolstenholme (1978), The Proclaimers (1962), and Dave Hill (1946). After him are Lily Allen (1985), Richey Edwards (1967), Jeremy Spencer (1948), Steve Rothery (1959), Rod Temperton (1949), and Richard Barbieri (1957).

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