Peter Cetera

1944 - Today

Peter Cetera

Peter Paul Cetera ( sə-TERR-ə; born September 13, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, and bassist best known for being an original member of the rock band Chicago (1967–1985), before launching a successful solo career. His career as a recording artist encompasses 17 albums with Chicago and eight solo albums.With "If You Leave Me Now", a song written and sung by Cetera on the group's tenth album, Chicago garnered its first Grammy Award. It was also the group's first number one single.As a solo artist, Cetera has scored six Top 40 singles, including two that reached number one on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in 1986, "Glory of Love" and "The Next Time I Fall". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Cetera has received more than 2,991,877 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 806th most popular musician.

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Among musicians, Peter Cetera ranks 809 out of 2,258Before him are John Illsley, Joe Walsh, Louis Jordan, Martin Garrix, Albert Collins, and Angélique Kidjo. After him are Ted Nugent, John Norum, Rob Zombie, Luiz Bonfá, Carl Tausig, and Lindsey Buckingham.

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Among people born in 1944, Peter Cetera ranks 261Before him are Lena Nyman, Jill Clayburgh, Gary Glitter, Élisabeth Badinter, Vlastimil Hort, and Alex Metreveli. After him are Jim Gray, John Tavener, Ray Davies, Alexander Vencel, Günter Verheugen, and Bruno Platter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Cetera ranks 3,920 out of 12,171Before him are Tony Hawk (1968), Edwin Austin Abbey (1852), Albert Collins (1932), Bill Goldberg (1966), Edwin Catmull (1945), and Helen Frankenthaler (1928). After him are Ted Nugent (1948), Elizabeth Banks (1974), Jim Gray (1944), Andrea Dworkin (1946), Alvan Graham Clark (1832), and James Russell Lowell (1819).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Peter Cetera ranks 284Before him are Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935), Sean Combs (1969), Amy Lee (1981), Joe Walsh (1947), Louis Jordan (1908), and Albert Collins (1932). After him are Ted Nugent (1948), Rob Zombie (1965), Lindsey Buckingham (1949), Smokey Robinson (1940), Teddy Wilson (1912), and Benny Carter (1907).