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Roger Hodgson

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Charles Roger Pomfret Hodgson (born 21 March 1950) is an English musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the former co-frontman and founding member of 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. After releasing two solo albums in 1984 and 1987, he took a break from his music career to spend time with his children as they were growing up. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Hodgson has received more than 1,432,790 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Roger Hodgson is the 459th most popular musician (up from 551st in 2019), the 1,517th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,742nd in 2019) and the 91st most popular British Musician.

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  • 23

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  • 5.14

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  • 2.38

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Among musicians, Roger Hodgson ranks 459 out of 2,662Before him are Dennis Wilson, Bill Ward, Isao Tomita, Manitas de Plata, Yann Tiersen, and Philly Joe Jones. After him are David Foster, Maxim Shostakovich, Rudolf Serkin, Eugene Ormandy, Captain Beefheart, and Robert Miles.

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Among people born in 1950, Roger Hodgson ranks 98Before him are Karen Carpenter, Mithun Chakraborty, Joe Perry, Ernesto Samper, Mory Kanté, and Neda Ukraden. After him are Barbara Sukowa, Camarón de la Isla, Ken Kutaragi, David Duke, Googoosh, and Neil Jordan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Hodgson ranks 1,517 out of 7,765Before him are Vita Sackville-West (1892), David Garrick (1717), Billy Connolly (1942), Constantine II of Scotland (801), Jasper Tudor (1431), and Alison Steadman (1946). After him are Joan Hickson (1906), William Prout (1785), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), David Hemmings (1941), E. P. Thompson (1924), and James Faulkner (1948).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roger Hodgson ranks 91Before him are Alvin Lee (1944), George Young (1946), Donovan (1946), Robert Wyatt (1945), Dick Taylor (1943), and Bill Ward (1948). After him are Ian McDonald (1946), Steve Hackett (1950), Rick Davies (1944), Jeff Lynne (1947), Mitch Mitchell (1947), and Vince Clarke (1960).

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