Peter Murphy

1957 - Today

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Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician. He was the vocalist of the goth rock band Bauhaus and later went on to release a number of solo albums, including Love Hysteria, Deep, and Holy Smoke. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Murphy has received more than 41,871 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Peter Murphy is the 1,204th most popular singer (up from 1,309th in 2019), the 3,470th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,431st in 2019) and the 134th most popular British Singer.

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  • 42k

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  • 58.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Peter Murphy ranks 1,204 out of 3,541. Before him are Tetsuya Komuro, Anita Bryant, Henri Dès, Tego Calderón, J Balvin, and Tonina Torrielli. After him are Lian Ross, Millie Small, Chayanne, M.I.A., Helen Shapiro, and Little Eva.

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Among people born in 1957, Peter Murphy ranks 245Before him are Chris Wedge, Bill Laimbeer, Rabih Abou-Khalil, Stefano Tacconi, Marie Myriam, and Walter Schachner. After him are Evangelos Venizelos, Martin Donovan, Ulrich Tukur, Kozo Tashima, Carmen Calvo Poyato, and Gordon Strachan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Murphy ranks 3,470 out of 6,924. Before him are Jamie Bell (1986), Tom Hooper (1972), Jenny Agutter (1952), Beatrice Tinsley (1941), John Polkinghorne (1930), and Kenney Jones (1948). After him are Ted Drake (1912), Sam Riley (1980), Thomas Henderson (1798), Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby (1841), Charles Henry Bartlett (1885), and Clive Dunn (1920).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Peter Murphy ranks 134Before him are Imogen Heap (1977), Acker Bilk (1929), Chris Farlowe (1940), Chris Lowe (1959), Peter Sinfield (1943), and Lonnie Donegan (1931). After him are M.I.A. (1975), Helen Shapiro (1946), Alma Cogan (1932), Roland Orzabal (1961), Tina Charles (1954), and Mick Hucknall (1960).