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Phil Collen

1957 - Today

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Philip Kenneth Collen (born 8 December 1957) is an English musician who is best known as the co-lead guitarist for the rock band Def Leppard, joining the band in 1982 during the recording of the Pyromania album. Prior to joining Def Leppard, Collen had performed with a number of bands in the burgeoning British glam metal scene. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Collen has received more than 1,730,598 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Phil Collen is the 1,802nd most popular musician (down from 1,672nd in 2019), the 4,548th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,185th in 2019) and the 308th most popular British Musician.

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  • 1.7M

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  • 42.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Phil Collen ranks 1,802 out of 2,662Before him are Stanley Jordan, Luca Turilli, Jim Gordon, Meade Lux Lewis, Don Williams, and Tracii Guns. After him are Leeroy Thornhill, Chris Wolstenholme, Lucky Dube, Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, Scott Gorham, and Kyle Eastwood.

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Among people born in 1957, Phil Collen ranks 387Before him are Glenn Hoddle, Lynne Cox, Harald Schmidt, Antonio Maceda, Pietro Paolo Virdis, and Dido Havenaar. After him are Mary Stävin, Manuel Sarabia, Lília Cabral, Frank Schätzing, Richie Ramone, and Luigi De Canio.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Collen ranks 4,548 out of 7,765Before him are Cliff Bastin (1912), George William Russell (1867), Aubrey de Grey (1963), Rory Kinnear (1978), Alan Smith (1980), and Anne Fine (1947). After him are Pat Symonds (1953), David Hampshire (1917), Leeroy Thornhill (1968), Basil Dearden (1911), George Moorhouse (1901), and Chris Wolstenholme (1978).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Phil Collen ranks 308Before him are Solomon (1902), Jule Styne (1905), Robert Del Naja (1966), Jarvis Cocker (1963), Chris Dreja (1945), and Dee Palmer (1937). After him are Leeroy Thornhill (1968), Chris Wolstenholme (1978), The Proclaimers (1962), Dave Hill (1946), Neil Innes (1944), and Lily Allen (1985).