Nick Mason

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Nicholas Berkeley Mason, (born 27 January 1944) is an English drummer and founding member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. He is the only member to feature on every Pink Floyd album, and the only constant member since its formation in 1965. He co-wrote Pink Floyd compositions such as "Echoes", "Time", "Careful With That Axe, Eugene" and "One of These Days". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nick Mason has received more than 2,712,849 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Nick Mason is the 138th most popular musician (up from 154th in 2019), the 577th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 620th in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Musician.

Nick Mason is most famous for being the drummer of the rock band Pink Floyd.

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Among musicians, Nick Mason ranks 138 out of 2,675Before him are Nadia Boulanger, Jerry Lee Lewis, Manu Dibango, Ice-T, Itzhak Perlman, and George Martin. After him are David Guetta, Dave Brubeck, Dizzy Gillespie, Mariss Jansons, Herbie Hancock, and Quincy Jones.

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Among people born in 1944, Nick Mason ranks 42Before him are Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Sali Berisha, Tony Scott, Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Vojislav Koštunica, and Helmut Berger. After him are Sylvie Vartan, Rajiv Gandhi, Jane Hawking, Gennady Zyuganov, Angela Davis, and Yoweri Museveni.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nick Mason ranks 577 out of 6,924Before him are Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1757), Edmund Cartwright (1743), William Stanley Jevons (1835), David Hockney (1937), Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855), and George Martin (1926). After him are Muriel Spark (1918), Brian Epstein (1934), Denis Law (1940), Fred Perry (1909), Kenneth MacAlpin (810), and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (1964).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Nick Mason ranks 38Before him are Mike Oldfield (1953), John Bonham (1948), Tony Iommi (1948), Chris Slade (1946), Malcolm Young (1953), and George Martin (1926). After him are Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Roger Glover (1945), John Paul Jones (1946), John Cale (1942), Bill Wyman (1936), and Pete Townshend (1945).

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