Peter Sinfield

1943 - Today

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Peter John Sinfield (born 27 December 1943) is an English poet and songwriter. He is best known as the co-founder and former lyricist of King Crimson, whose debut album In the Court of the Crimson King is considered one of the first and most influential progressive rock albums ever released.Sinfield's lyrics are known for their surreal imagery, often involving common fantasy concepts, nature, or the sea. They often also deal with emotional concepts and, sometimes, storyline concepts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Sinfield has received more than 363,261 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Peter Sinfield is the 1,165th most popular singer (up from 1,175th in 2019), the 3,379th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,183rd in 2019) and the 133rd most popular British Singer.

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  • 17

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  • 3.42

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  • 2.64

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Among singers, Peter Sinfield ranks 1,165 out of 3,541Before him are Concha Piquer, Terence Trent D'Arby, Alexia, Jelena Karleuša, Tommy Seebach, and Tom Lehrer. After him are Jennie, Inger Jacobsen, Indira Radić, Sherrill Milnes, Philippe Jaroussky, and Sebastian Bach.

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Among people born in 1943, Peter Sinfield ranks 386Before him are Harley Race, Phyllis Somerville, Brian Ferneyhough, Domenico Calcagno, Stephen Greenblatt, and Lucius Shepard. After him are Xaviera Hollander, Imata Kabua, Ricardo Pavoni, Motiur Rahman Nizami, Little Eva, and Bill Bradley.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Sinfield ranks 3,379 out of 6,924Before him are Graham Hancock (1950), Frederick Rolfe (1860), Gerald Finzi (1901), Pybba of Mercia (570), Michael Frayn (1933), and Harold Kitson (1874). After him are Asa Butterfield (1997), Nick Park (1958), Peter Whitehead (1914), Jane Ellen Harrison (1850), William Dobson (1610), and Una O'Connor (1880).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Peter Sinfield ranks 133Before him are Long John Baldry (1941), Siouxsie Sioux (1957), Imogen Heap (1977), Acker Bilk (1929), Chris Farlowe (1940), and Chris Lowe (1959). After him are Lonnie Donegan (1931), Peter Murphy (1957), M.I.A. (1975), Helen Shapiro (1946), Alma Cogan (1932), and Roland Orzabal (1961).