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Phil Manzanera

1951 - Today

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Phillip Geoffrey Targett-Adams (born 31 January 1951), known professionally as Phil Manzanera, is an English guitarist, songwriter and record producer. He is the lead guitarist with Roxy Music, and was the lead guitarist with 801, and Quiet Sun. In 2006, Manzanera co-produced David Gilmour's album On an Island, and played in Gilmour's band for tours in Europe and North America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Manzanera has received more than 828,552 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Phil Manzanera is the 1,075th most popular musician (down from 1,011th in 2019), the 2,887th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,731st in 2019) and the 170th most popular British Musician.

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  • 830k

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  • 48.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Phil Manzanera ranks 1,075 out of 2,662Before him are Nathan East, Helen Merrill, Miroslav Vitouš, Glenn Danzig, Jack Nitzsche, and Ignaz Brüll. After him are Richard Marx, Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Ewa Demarczyk, Bobby Keys, Johnny Clegg, and Renée Fleming.

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Among people born in 1951, Phil Manzanera ranks 242Before him are Philippe Van Parijs, Ana Belén, Ron Arad, David Kabua, Roscoe Tanner, and Alexei Uchitel. After him are Christophe de Margerie, Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, Margo Martindale, Arnold Mühren, Tom Noonan, and Kathryn D. Sullivan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Manzanera ranks 2,887 out of 7,765Before him are Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (1864), Harry Kane (1993), Henry Wood (1869), Gerry Anderson (1929), John Anderson (1833), and Joseph Raphson (1648). After him are Howard Webb (1971), Quentin Blake (1932), Harriet Walter (1950), William Froude (1810), Johnny Clegg (1953), and Steve McManaman (1972).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Phil Manzanera ranks 170Before him are Geoff Emerick (1945), Jimmy Bain (1947), Chris Barber (1930), Peter Banks (1947), Glen Matlock (1956), and Dave Holland (1946). After him are Johnny Clegg (1953), Roy Harper (1941), Hank Marvin (1941), Carl Cox (1962), Dennis Stratton (1952), and Geoff Downes (1952).