Neil Peart

1952 - 2020

Neil Peart

Neil Ellwood Peart OC (; September 12, 1952 – January 7, 2020) was a Canadian musician, songwriter, and author, best known as the drummer and primary lyricist of the rock band Rush. Peart earned numerous awards for his musical performances, including an induction into the Modern Drummer Readers Poll Hall of Fame in 1983, making him the youngest person ever so honoured. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neil Peart has received more than 4,330,946 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,023rd most popular musician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Neil Peart ranks 1,026 out of 2,258Before him are Ian McDonald, Brad Delson, Åse Kleveland, Lūcija Garūta, Gary Thain, and Ronnie Drew. After him are Guru Josh, John Myung, Levon Helm, Red Garland, Buddy Bolden, and John Lurie.

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Among people born in 1952, Neil Peart ranks 244Before him are Henry Selick, Christopher Doyle, Alexis Argüello, Quim Monzó, Javier Urruticoechea, and Norbert Haug. After him are Eliane Giardini, John Lurie, John Kasich, Linda Martin, Benito Floro, and Piercarlo Ghinzani. Among people deceased in 2020, Neil Peart ranks 43Before him are Rishi Kapoor, Chadwick Boseman, Henri Richard, Fred Willard, Peter Bonetti, and Regis Philbin. After him are Irrfan Khan, Jerry Sloan, Genesis P-Orridge, John Lewis, Diana Serra Cary, and Herman Cain.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Neil Peart ranks 258 out of 840Before him are Shyla Stylez (1982), Brian Orser (1961), Grant Allen (1848), Catherine O'Hara (1954), Patrick J. Adams (1981), and Michael Ontkean (1946). After him are Barry Pepper (1970), Jessalyn Gilsig (1971), Michael Wincott (1958), Steven Erikson (1959), Michael Ignatieff (1947), and Roddy Piper (1954).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, Neil Peart ranks 14Before him are Gil Evans (1912), David Foster (1949), Diana Krall (1964), Maynard Ferguson (1928), Paul Bley (1932), and Robbie Robertson (1943). After him are Buffy Sainte-Marie (1941), Geddy Lee (1953), Bob Rock (1954), Bob Ezrin (1949), Alex Lifeson (1953), and Daniel Lanois (1951).

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