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Peter Gabriel

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Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and activist. He rose to fame as the original lead singer of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis in 1975, he launched a successful solo career with "Solsbury Hill" as his first single. His fifth studio album, So (1986), is his best-selling release and is certified triple platinum in the UK and five times platinum in the US. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Gabriel has received more than 11,222,345 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Peter Gabriel is the 122nd most popular singer (down from 108th in 2019), the 570th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 509th in 2019) and the 17th most popular British Singer.

Peter Gabriel is most famous for being a singer-songwriter and musician. He is best known for his work with Genesis, but has also had a successful solo career.

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  • 60

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  • 4.86

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  • 4.81

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Among singers, Peter Gabriel ranks 122 out of 3,528Before him are Carmen Miranda, Harry Belafonte, Bryan Adams, Maria Malibran, Eric Burdon, and Sylvie Vartan. After him are Tom Jones, Jon Bon Jovi, Gloria Estefan, Sandra, Claude François, and Britney Spears.

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Among people born in 1950, Peter Gabriel ranks 24Before him are Ed Harris, Jim Mattis, Ron Perlman, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Joe Hisaishi, and Richard Dean Anderson. After him are Suzi Quatro, Julie Walters, William Hurt, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Flavio Briatore, and Chris Norman.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Gabriel ranks 570 out of 7,765Before him are James Dewar (1842), Eric Burdon (1941), James II of Scotland (1430), Thomas Savery (1650), Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850), and Frederick Forsyth (1938). After him are Richard Arkwright (1732), Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930), Tom Jones (1940), Christian Bale (1974), David Irving (1938), and James Francis Edward Stuart (1688).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Peter Gabriel ranks 17Before him are Marianne Faithfull (1946), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Morrissey (1959), Robert Plant (1948), Annie Lennox (1954), and Eric Burdon (1941). After him are Tom Jones (1940), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Chris Norman (1950), Chris Rea (1951), David Coverdale (1951), and Bryan Ferry (1945).

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