Ritchie Blackmore

1945 - Today

Ritchie Blackmore

Richard Hugh Blackmore (born 14 April 1945) is an English guitarist and songwriter. He was one of the founding members of Deep Purple in 1968, playing jam-style hard rock music that mixed guitar riffs and organ sounds. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ritchie Blackmore has received more than 2,848,567 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 66th most popular musician.

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  • 2.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Ritchie Blackmore ranks 66 out of 2,258Before him are Maurice Gibb, Glenn Miller, Glenn Gould, Robert Johnson, Jean-Michel Jarre, and Alexander Glazunov. After him are Goran Bregović, Jon Lord, Pablo Casals, Yehudi Menuhin, John Coltrane, and Charlie Parker.

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Among people born in 1945, Ritchie Blackmore ranks 20Before him are Wim Wenders, Helen Mirren, Patrick Modiano, Rod Stewart, Lemmy, and Daniel Ortega. After him are Yoshinori Ohsumi, Ehud Olmert, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Björn Ulvaeus, Ian Gillan, and Goldie Hawn.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ritchie Blackmore ranks 296 out of 5,347Before him are Jackie Stewart (1939), Clement Attlee (1883), Thomas Andrews (1873), Alexander Pope (1688), Benny Hill (1924), and David Suchet (1946). After him are J. M. Barrie (1860), Ken Follett (1949), George Paget Thomson (1892), Robert Brown (1773), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), and Robert Walpole (1676).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Ritchie Blackmore ranks 22Before him are Keith Richards (1943), Roger Waters (1943), David Gilmour (1946), Brian Jones (1942), Lemmy (1945), and Maurice Gibb (1949). After him are Jon Lord (1941), Syd Barrett (1946), Stuart Sutcliffe (1940), Angus Young (1955), Robert Fripp (1946), and John Dowland (1563).