Pat Torpey

1953 - 2018

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Pat Torpey (December 13, 1953 – February 7, 2018) was an American drummer and singer, mostly known as the drummer for the rock supergroup Mr. Big. As well as playing for other various singers and artists such as; John Parr, Belinda Carlisle, Robert Plant, Montrose, Richie Kotzen and The Knack. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pat Torpey has received more than 450,100 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Pat Torpey is the 1,227th most popular musician, the 6,048th most popular biography from United States and the 484th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Pat Torpey ranks 1,227 out of 2,675Before him are Jay Kay, Chuck Mangione, Hubert Sumlin, Edgar Winter, Rolf Løvland, and Christian Zacharias. After him are Steve Swallow, Anahit Tsitsikian, Brad Whitford, Mary Lou Williams, Boris Grebenshchikov, and Brian Setzer.

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Among people born in 1953, Pat Torpey ranks 230Before him are Hiroyuki Usui, Sylvia Chang, Patti Scialfa, Riek Machar, José Costa, and Periko Alonso. After him are Boris Grebenshchikov, Oscar Alberto Ortiz, Zoran Janković, Ante Čačić, Pavol Biroš, and Ernest Bai Koroma. Among people deceased in 2018, Pat Torpey ranks 278Before him are Sergio Pitol, John Miles, Kader Khan, Kim Yong-chun, Dennis Nilsen, and Valentina Rastvorova. After him are Alexander Zakharchenko, Álvaro Arzú, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, Lassie Lou Ahern, Mrinal Sen, and Rubén Galván.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pat Torpey ranks 6,048 out of 15,968Before him are Nellie Tayloe Ross (1876), Arsenio Hall (1956), Harvey S. Firestone (1868), John Templeton (1912), Dan Graham (1942), and Jon Brion (1963). After him are Steve Swallow (1940), Robert Sapolsky (1957), Henry Augustus Rowland (1848), David Dinkins (1927), Seth Godin (1960), and Mimi Leder (1952).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Pat Torpey ranks 484Before him are Dion DiMucci (1939), Johnny Griffin (1928), Ronnie Radke (1983), Chuck Mangione (1940), Hubert Sumlin (1931), and Edgar Winter (1946). After him are Steve Swallow (1940), Brad Whitford (1952), Mary Lou Williams (1910), Brian Setzer (1959), Tim Hardin (1941), and Mick Thomson (1973).