Roger Taylor

1949 - Today

Roger Taylor

Roger Meddows Taylor (born 26 July 1949) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the drummer for the rock band Queen. As a drummer, Taylor was recognised early in his career for his unique sound. He was voted by radio listeners as the eighth-greatest drummer in classic rock music history in a poll conducted by Planet Rock in 2005.As a songwriter, Taylor contributed songs to Queen's albums from the beginning, composing at least one track on every album, and often singing lead vocals on his own compositions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Taylor has received more than 99,920 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 37th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 100k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Roger Taylor ranks 38 out of 2,258Before him are Jeff Beck, João Gilberto, Sting, Arthur Rubinstein, Ronnie James Dio, and Isaac Albéniz. After him are Django Reinhardt, André Rieu, Maria Anna Mozart, John Deacon, Brian Wilson, and Scatman John.

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Among people born in 1949, Roger Taylor ranks 12Before him are Pedro Almodóvar, Mark Knopfler, Richard Gere, António Guterres, Arsène Wenger, and Sigourney Weaver. After him are André Rieu, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Anna Wintour, Lech Kaczyński, Bruce Springsteen, and Abdullah Öcalan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Taylor ranks 206 out of 5,347Before him are John Donne (1572), J. K. Rowling (1965), Edward V of England (1470), Tim Berners-Lee (1955), Mordred (null), and Henry III of England (1207). After him are Beatrix Potter (1866), Henry IV of England (1367), Edward the Black Prince (1330), Pope Clement II (1005), Jason Statham (1967), and Charles II of England (1630).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roger Taylor ranks 13Before him are Mark Knopfler (1949), Eric Clapton (1945), Cat Stevens (1948), Bon Scott (1946), Jeff Beck (1944), and Sting (1951). After him are John Deacon (1951), Jimmy Page (1944), Keith Richards (1943), Roger Waters (1943), David Gilmour (1946), and Brian Jones (1942).