Rachid Taha

1958 - 2018

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Rachid Taha (Arabic: رشيد طه Rashīd Ṭāhā, [raʃiːd tˤaːhaː]; 18 September 1958 – 12 September 2018) was an Algerian singer and activist based in France described as "sonically adventurous". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rachid Taha has received more than 585,831 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Rachid Taha is the 580th most popular musician (up from 633rd in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 59th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Algerian Musician.

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Among musicians, Rachid Taha ranks 580 out of 2,675Before him are Hillel Slovak, Elmore James, Clive Burr, Pierre Rode, David Crosby, and Mitch Mitchell. After him are Ron Carter, Victor Young, Max Roach, Bulbul, Paul Tortelier, and Jeff Buckley.

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Among people born in 1958, Rachid Taha ranks 70Before him are Riccardo Paletti, Lorenzo Lamas, Søren Lerby, Miranda Richardson, Peter Capaldi, and Tracey Adams. After him are Kais Saied, Paul Di'Anno, Pernilla August, Alessandro Baricco, Joan Jett, and Eric Singer. Among people deceased in 2018, Rachid Taha ranks 136Before him are Nicolas Roeg, Odvar Nordli, Moshé Mizrahi, David C. H. Austin, Nicole Fontaine, and Kirin Kiki. After him are Dan Gurney, Serge Dassault, Kira Muratova, Venantino Venantini, Luis García Meza, and Luis Posada Carriles.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Rachid Taha ranks 60 out of 164Before him are Adherbal (-200), René Viviani (1862), Mohammed Dib (1920), Isaac Alfasi (1013), Ali Kafi (1928), and Lakhdar Brahimi (1934). After him are Alain Mimoun (1921), Thelma Schoonmaker (1940), Tony Gatlif (1948), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi (1787), and Roger Hanin (1925).

Among MUSICIANS In Algeria

Among musicians born in Algeria, Rachid Taha ranks 3Before him are Khaled (1960) and Enrico Macias (1938).

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