Roger Hodgson

1950 - Today

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Charles Roger Pomfret Hodgson (born 21 March 1950) is an English singer, musician and songwriter, best known as the former co-frontman and founding member of the progressive rock band Supertramp. Hodgson composed and sang the majority of the band’s hits, including "Dreamer", "Give a Little Bit", "Take the Long Way Home", "The Logical Song", "It's Raining Again", and "Breakfast in America". In 1983, Hodgson left Supertramp and moved his family away from Los Angeles to live a simpler lifestyle close to nature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Hodgson has received more than 1,822,234 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Roger Hodgson is the 665th most popular musician (down from 459th in 2019), the 1,980th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,512th in 2019) and the 120th most popular British Musician.

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  • 2.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Roger Hodgson ranks 665 out of 3,175Before him are Ric Ocasek, Mark Evans, Vasco Rossi, Ma Rainey, Nicolas de Grigny, and Giovanni Maria Bononcini. After him are Mick Mars, Jeff Hanneman, Nikolai Zverev, Jan Akkerman, Eric Woolfson, and Chas Chandler.

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Among people born in 1950, Roger Hodgson ranks 166Before him are Humberto Coelho, Haris Alexiou, Richard Bandler, Jim Beaver, Krzysztof Wielicki, and Yumi Umeoka. After him are Waldemar Cierpinski, Otto Pérez Molina, Bertrand Delanoë, Bruce McGill, Álvaro Noboa, and Charles, Prince Napoléon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Hodgson ranks 1,980 out of 8,785Before him are Tommy Taylor (1932), Graham Bonnet (1947), Augustus Pugin (1812), Geoffrey Hinton (1947), Lord Guildford Dudley (1536), and Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth (1757). After him are Cynewulf of Wessex (750), Edith Pargeter (1913), Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), Herbert Read (1893), Francis Rossi (1949), and John Adams (1767).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roger Hodgson ranks 120Before him are Clive Burr (1957), Damon Albarn (1968), Mike Rutherford (1950), Ian Hill (1952), David Knopfler (1952), and Tony Banks (1950). After him are Eric Woolfson (1945), Chas Chandler (1938), Robert Smith (1959), Alan Price (1942), Bill Bruford (1949), and The Edge (1961).