Peter Green

1946 - 2020

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Peter Allen Greenbaum (29 October 1946 – 25 July 2020), known professionally as Peter Green, was an English blues rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. As the founder of Fleetwood Mac, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Green founded Fleetwood Mac in 1967 after a stint in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and quickly established the new band as a popular live act in addition to a successful recording act, before departing in 1970. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Green has received more than 97,618 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Peter Green is the 206th most popular singer (up from 475th in 2019), the 890th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,639th in 2019) and the 27th most popular British Singer.

Peter Green is most famous for founding Fleetwood Mac. He was the guitarist and vocalist of the band, but he left in 1970 due to mental health issues.

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Among singers, Peter Green ranks 206 out of 3,541Before him are Sofia Rotaru, Courtney Love, Dionne Warwick, Nicolai Gedda, Franco Corelli, and Neil Diamond. After him are Rob Halford, George Benson, Boris Christoff, Debbie Harry, Drake, and Sammy Davis Jr..

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Among people born in 1946, Peter Green ranks 90Before him are Naoto Kan, Stan Smith, Laura Bush, Xanana Gusmão, Candice Bergen, and Sabine Bergmann-Pohl. After him are Demetris Christofias, Brian Cox, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, Ahmed Zewail, Steve Biko, and Aziz Sancar. Among people deceased in 2020, Peter Green ranks 87Before him are Kim Ki-duk, John Saxon, Trini Lopez, Vittorio Gregotti, Michel Hidalgo, and Joaquín Peiró. After him are Daniel arap Moi, Robert Conrad, Betty Williams, Ilija Petković, Jair Marinho, and Borys Paton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Green ranks 890 out of 6,924Before him are Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872), John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924), Archer Martin (1910), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), and Robert Adam (1728). After him are Charles Lightoller (1874), Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806), Rob Halford (1951), Margaret of York (1446), William Carey (1761), and Brian Josephson (1940).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Peter Green ranks 27Before him are Bryan Ferry (1945), David Coverdale (1951), Vera Lynn (1917), Chris Rea (1951), Chris Norman (1950), and Petula Clark (1932). After him are Rob Halford (1951), Shirley Bassey (1937), Robbie Williams (1974), Dave Gahan (1962), Van Morrison (1945), and John Lydon (1956).