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PJ Harvey

1969 - Today

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Polly Jean Harvey (born 9 October 1969) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. Primarily known as a vocalist and guitarist, she is also proficient with a wide range of instruments.Harvey began her career in 1988 when she joined local band Automatic Dlamini as a vocalist, guitarist and saxophonist. The band's frontman, John Parish, became her long-term collaborator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of PJ Harvey has received more than 4,140,397 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. PJ Harvey is the 290th most popular musician (up from 326th in 2019), the 1,069th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,139th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Musician.

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  • 4.1M

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  • 58.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, PJ Harvey ranks 290 out of 2,662Before her are Tiësto, Ornette Coleman, Igor Oistrakh, Sixto Rodriguez, Eric Carr, and Charles Mingus. After her are Manu Dibango, Stig Anderson, Joe Jackson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Fela Kuti, and Count Basie.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1969, PJ Harvey ranks 31Before her are Chyna, Jack Black, Norman Reedus, Peter Dinklage, Tiësto, and Matthew Perry. After her are Ali Daei, Jens Lehmann, Simon Baker, Darren Aronofsky, Julia Ann, and Thomas Vinterberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, PJ Harvey ranks 1,069 out of 7,765Before her are Roy Hodgson (1947), Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900), Ross Brawn (1954), Michael Nyman (1944), Alice Bailey (1880), and Henry Royce (1863). After her are A. J. Ayer (1910), William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520), Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868), Mary de Bohun (1369), Inigo Jones (1573), and Unity Mitford (1914).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, PJ Harvey ranks 62Before her are Karl Jenkins (1944), Slash (1965), Ian Curtis (1956), Cozy Powell (1947), Roger Daltrey (1944), and Alan Parsons (1948). After her are Rick Astley (1966), Ian Anderson (1947), Nicko McBrain (1952), Dave Murray (1956), Don Airey (1948), and Jack Bruce (1943).

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