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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 1,266,403 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Roger Glover is the 129th most popular musician (up from 166th in 2019), the 545th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 677th 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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  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Roger Glover ranks 129 out of 2,662Before him are Bill Wyman, Joe Hisaishi, Stuart Sutcliffe, Alice Cooper, Jacqueline du Pré, and Till Lindemann. After him are Quincy Jones, Mariss Jansons, Ray Manzarek, James Last, Compay Segundo, and Cliff Richard.

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Among people born in 1945, Roger Glover ranks 40Before him are Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, Moshe Katsav, Neil Young, Jean Nouvel, and Jacqueline du Pré. After him are Slobodan Praljak, Itzhak Perlman, John Lithgow, Linda Hunt, Viktor Saneyev, and Steve Martin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Glover ranks 545 out of 7,765Before him are Thomas Hardy (1840), Tony Buzan (1942), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), Annie Lennox (1954), and Isaac Barrow (1631). After him are Fred Perry (1909), Alexander Pope (1688), John Smith (1580), Alice Liddell (1852), Alfred Molina (1953), and John Newlands (1837).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roger Glover ranks 37Before him are Ronnie Wood (1947), John Dowland (1563), Sid Vicious (1957), Bill Wyman (1936), Stuart Sutcliffe (1940), and Jacqueline du Pré (1945). After him are Ian Stewart (1938), Malcolm Young (1953), Nick Mason (1944), Tony Iommi (1948), Chris Slade (1946), and Brian Eno (1948).