Roger Glover

1945 - Today

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Glover has received more than 1,052,427 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Roger Glover is the 166th most popular musician (up from 181st in 2019), the 677th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 717th in 2019) and the 40th 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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  • 70.97

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  • 33

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  • 7.91

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  • 2.62

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Among musicians, Roger Glover ranks 166 out of 2,675Before him are Charles-Valentin Alkan, Luigi Tenco, Oscar Peterson, Giya Kancheli, Frank Farian, and Joseph Joachim. After him are Anton Diabelli, Muddy Waters, Alfred Cortot, Paolo Conte, Giovanni Battista Martini, and Gene Simmons.

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Among people born in 1945, Roger Glover ranks 47Before him are Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, Jacqueline du Pré, Keith Jarrett, Jacky Ickx, Steve Martin, and John Lithgow. After him are James Avery, Nikita Mikhalkov, Richard Thaler, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Bryan Ferry, and Pete Townshend.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Glover ranks 677 out of 6,924Before him are John Balliol (1249), Bruce Chatwin (1940), George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (1504), Harry Kroto (1939), Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881), and Christian Bale (1974). After him are Nigel Farage (1964), Peter Greenaway (1942), Oliver Heaviside (1850), William Hyde Wollaston (1766), Joan Clarke (1917), and Robert III of Scotland (1330).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roger Glover ranks 40Before him are Tony Iommi (1948), Chris Slade (1946), Malcolm Young (1953), George Martin (1926), Nick Mason (1944), and Jacqueline du Pré (1945). After him are John Paul Jones (1946), John Cale (1942), Bill Wyman (1936), Pete Townshend (1945), Ian Paice (1948), and Ian Curtis (1956).