Peter Criss

1945 - Today

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George Peter John Criscuola (born December 20, 1945), better known by his stage name Peter Criss, is a retired American musician, best known as a co-founder, original drummer, and vocalist of the hard rock band Kiss. Criss established The Catman character for his Kiss persona. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Criss has received more than 3,024,289 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Criss is the 358th most popular musician (up from 367th in 2019), the 2,004th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,039th in 2019) and the 107th most popular Musician.

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  • 57.28

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Peter Criss ranks 358 out of 2,662Before him are Gregor Piatigorsky, Domenico Alberti, Leonardo De Lorenzo, Jan Garbarek, David Crosby, and Agustín Barrios. After him are Leopold Godowsky, John Entwistle, Mick Taylor, Wallace Hartley, Robert Trujillo, and Jerry Reed.

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Among people born in 1945, Peter Criss ranks 109Before him are Jaclyn Smith, Gunther von Hagens, Micheline Calmy-Rey, Yuen Woo-ping, Graça Machel, and Piero Ferrari. After him are Elis Regina, Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Jeffrey C. Hall, Junji Kawano, Daniel Olbrychski, and Frans Sammut.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Criss ranks 2,004 out of 18,182Before him are Aileen Wuornos (1956), Martin Kove (1946), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), Harlow Shapley (1885), George Lakoff (1941), and John Landis (1950). After him are Jim Henson (1936), Jack Welch (1935), Irving Penn (1917), Charles Sweeney (1919), Jim Parsons (1973), and Megan Fox (1986).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Peter Criss ranks 107Before him are Buddy Rich (1917), Billy Gibbons (1949), Burt Bacharach (1928), Bo Diddley (1928), Liberace (1919), and David Crosby (1941). After him are Robert Trujillo (1964), Jerry Reed (1937), Grace Slick (1939), Johnny Winter (1944), Alan Menken (1949), and Bobby McFerrin (1950).