Robert Smith

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Robert James Smith (born 21 April 1959) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is best known as the lead singer, guitarist, primary songwriter, and only continuous member of the rock band The Cure, which he co-founded in 1976. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Smith has received more than 168,271 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Robert Smith is the 510th most popular musician (up from 552nd in 2019), the 1,647th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,706th in 2019) and the 94th most popular British Musician.

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  • 170k

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  • 65.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Robert Smith ranks 510 out of 2,675Before him are Dick Dale, Lucio Battisti, Eugene Ormandy, Loreena McKennitt, Curtis Mayfield, and Christian Lorenz. After him are Lead Belly, Sixto Rodriguez, Ginette Neveu, Nikki Sixx, Ton Koopman, and Tom Fogerty.

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Among people born in 1959, Robert Smith ranks 62Before him are Tupou VI, Anne Hidalgo, Andrea de Cesaris, Satoru Iwata, Linda Blair, and Abdullah of Pahang. After him are Marcia Gay Harden, Muhammad bin Nayef, Matthew Modine, Thomas Ravelli, Thomas F. Wilson, and Renny Harlin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Smith ranks 1,647 out of 6,924Before him are Limahl (1958), James Finlayson (1887), James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie (1812), Louise, Princess Royal (1867), Timothy Spall (1957), and John Bull (1562). After him are Andy Gibb (1958), William Ernest Henley (1849), Taliesin (518), Kenneth Grahame (1859), Julia Ormond (1965), and Ian Kershaw (1943).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Robert Smith ranks 94Before him are Elvis Costello (1954), Alvin Lee (1944), Rick Astley (1966), Alan Walker (1997), Jeff Lynne (1947), and Rick Wakeman (1949). After him are Thom Yorke (1968), Paul Rodgers (1949), Nick Simper (1945), Robert Wyatt (1945), Martin Birch (1948), and Chris Martin (1977).