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 1,432,971 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Phil Collen is the 1,675th most popular musician (up from 1,710th in 2019), the 4,194th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,920th in 2019) and the 278th most popular British Musician.

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  • 55.81

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Phil Collen ranks 1,675 out of 2,675Before him are Adam Darski, Yip Harburg, Vinnie Moore, Maxim Vengerov, Scott Gorham, and Kim Kashkashian. After him are Uli Kusch, Lily Allen, Şehrazat, Hilary Hahn, Chris Hillman, and Gene Ammons.

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Among people born in 1957, Phil Collen ranks 348Before him are Bernhard Langer, Refat Chubarov, Luis Antonio Tagle, Isa Gambar, Sima Samar, and Eleftheria Arvanitaki. After him are Daniel Scioli, Manuel Sarabia, Mark Mancina, Ge You, Ginni Rometty, and Mitsuko Horie.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Collen ranks 4,194 out of 6,924Before him are Tom Richards (1910), William Moseley (1987), Titus Oates (1649), Alistair Overeem (1980), Benjamin Zephaniah (1958), and Denis Lawson (1947). After him are Will Poulter (1993), Perry McCarthy (1961), Benjamin Mountfort (1825), Keir Starmer (1962), Kyle Walker (1990), and Ian McNeice (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Phil Collen ranks 278Before him are Pete Quaife (1943), Alex Turner (1986), Topper Headon (1955), Gordon Haskell (1946), Mick Avory (1944), and Boz Burrell (1946). After him are Lily Allen (1985), Richie Hawtin (1970), Andy Mackay (1946), Jeremy Spencer (1948), Holly Johnson (1960), and Peter Giles (1944).