Nick Drake

1948 - 1974

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Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter known for his acoustic guitar-based songs. He did not find a wide audience during his lifetime, but his work gradually achieved wider notice and recognition. Drake signed to Island Records when he was 20 years old and a student at the University of Cambridge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nick Drake has received more than 5,277,863 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Nick Drake is the 621st most popular musician (down from 428th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Myanmar (Burma) (down from 14th in 2019) and the most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Nick Drake ranks 621 out of 2,662Before him are Horace Silver, Peter Cetera, Ric Ocasek, Robert Smith, Vladimir Sofronitsky, and Frans Brüggen. After him are Damon Albarn, Ahmet Ertegun, Eliso Virsaladze, Hillel Slovak, Vagif Mustafazadeh, and Axel Rudi Pell.

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Among people born in 1948, Nick Drake ranks 182Before him are Shaul Mofaz, Barbara Hendricks, Marcia Barrett, László Lovász, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, and Pam Ferris. After him are Raymond Leo Burke, Meg Foster, Art Spiegelman, Remo Girone, Gunnar Nilsson, and Enrique Cerezo. Among people deceased in 1974, Nick Drake ranks 89Before him are Rashid Nezhmetdinov, Candy Darling, Lev Oborin, Rosario Castellanos, Maximilian de Angelis, and Vladimir Fock. After him are Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Yevgeny Vuchetich, Olga Baclanova, Donald Crisp, Kurt Hahn, and Charlotte Bühler.

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In Myanmar (Burma)

Among people born in Myanmar (Burma), Nick Drake ranks 19 out of 34Before him are Htin Kyaw (1946), Win Myint (1951), Diana Abgar (1859), Thibaw Min (1859), Saki (1870), and Tabinshwehti (1516). After him are Bodawpaya (1745), Saw Maung (1928), Soe Win (1947), S. N. Goenka (1924), Ba Maw (1893), and Myint Swe (1951).

Among MUSICIANS In Myanmar (Burma)

Among musicians born in Myanmar (Burma), Nick Drake ranks 1