Peter Gabriel

1950 - Today

Peter Gabriel

Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, 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 1986 album, So, is his best-selling release and is certified triple platinum in the UK and five times platinum in the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Gabriel has received more than 6,265,849 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 100th most popular singer.

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  • 6.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Peter Gabriel ranks 100 out of 3,001Before him are Mercedes Sosa, John Lee Hooker, Bing Crosby, Dolly Parton, Donna Summer, and Fairuz. After him are Astrud Gilberto, Georges Moustaki, Gigliola Cinquetti, Alla Pugacheva, Carmen Miranda, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.

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Among people born in 1950, Peter Gabriel ranks 17Before him are Vicente del Bosque, Gilles Villeneuve, Anne, Princess Royal, Ed Harris, Narendra Modi, and Bill Murray. After him are Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Ron Perlman, Richard Dean Anderson, Sergey Lavrov, Zhang Yimou, and Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Gabriel ranks 485 out of 5,347Before him are John Cleese (1939), Richard Wright (1943), Houston Stewart Chamberlain (1855), Arthur Balfour (1848), Thomas Savery (1650), and James III of Scotland (1451). After him are Anne Neville (1456), Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Henry Moseley (1887), Kenneth MacAlpin (810), A. S. Neill (1883), and Douglas Adams (1952).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Peter Gabriel ranks 15Before him are Marianne Faithfull (1946), George Michael (1963), Kate Bush (1958), Ian Gillan (1945), Robert Plant (1948), and Morrissey (1959). After him are Tom Jones (1940), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Annie Lennox (1954), Eric Burdon (1941), Chris Rea (1951), and Bryan Ferry (1945).