Roger Glover

1945 - Today

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Roger David Glover (born 30 November 1945) is a Welsh bassist, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as a member of the hard rock bands Deep Purple and Rainbow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Glover has received more than 1,386,966 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Roger Glover is the 136th most popular musician (down from 129th in 2019), the 541st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 545th in 2019) and the 37th most popular British Musician.

Roger Glover is most famous for being the bassist and founding member of the rock band Deep Purple.

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  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Roger Glover ranks 136 out of 3,175Before him are Fritz Kreisler, Pete Best, Ronnie Wood, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Fernando Sor, and Buddy Holly. After him are Arnaut Daniel, Cliff Richard, Nikki Sixx, Malcolm Young, Maria João Pires, and Caetano Veloso.

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Among people born in 1945, Roger Glover ranks 46Before him are Jacky Ickx, Neil Young, Jacqueline du Pré, John Lithgow, Douglas Osheroff, and Anton Zeilinger. After him are Ram Nath Kovind, Linda Hunt, Dési Bouterse, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Nikita Mikhalkov, and Bryan Ferry.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Glover ranks 541 out of 8,785Before him are James Hutton (1726), Henry, Duke of Cornwall (1511), Donald Pleasence (1919), Graham Hill (1929), Oliver Sacks (1933), and Gregory Bateson (1904). After him are Gustav Holst (1874), Stanley Rous (1895), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Thomas Bayes (1702), George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859), and Betty Williams (1943).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roger Glover ranks 37Before him are Nick Mason (1944), John Dowland (1563), Gary Moore (1952), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Mike Oldfield (1953), and Ronnie Wood (1947). After him are Malcolm Young (1953), Chris Slade (1946), Tony Iommi (1948), George Martin (1926), Brian Eno (1948), and Ian Paice (1948).