MUSICIAN

Roger Taylor

1949 - Today

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Roger Meddows Taylor (born 26 July 1949) is an English musician, singer 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 the eighth-greatest drummer in classic rock music history in a listener poll conducted by Planet Rock in 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Taylor has received more than 117,601 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Roger Taylor is the 34th most popular musician (up from 52nd in 2019), the 194th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 282nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Musician.

Roger Taylor is most famous for being a drummer and vocalist for the British rock band Queen.

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  • 120k

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  • 71.09

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  • 59

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  • 9.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Roger Taylor ranks 34 out of 2,662Before him are Scatman John, Bon Scott, Martha Argerich, Miles Davis, Jeff Beck, and Frank Zappa. After him are Cat Stevens, Björn Ulvaeus, Giuseppe Tartini, Maria Anna Mozart, Ronnie James Dio, and Brian Jones.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Roger Taylor ranks 13Before him are Mark Knopfler, Sigourney Weaver, Richard Gere, Arsène Wenger, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Anna Wintour. After him are Bernard Arnault, Lech Kaczyński, Maurice Gibb, Bruce Springsteen, Abdullah Öcalan, and Ken Follett.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Taylor ranks 194 out of 7,765Before him are Jeff Beck (1944), Arnold J. Toynbee (1889), J. K. Rowling (1965), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), Thomas Newcomen (1663), and Roald Dahl (1916). After him are Cat Stevens (1948), George Best (1946), Edward the Black Prince (1330), Duns Scotus (1265), James Hunt (1947), and Saint Ursula (400).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roger Taylor ranks 13Before him are Ringo Starr (1940), Mark Knopfler (1949), Eric Clapton (1945), Keith Richards (1943), Bon Scott (1946), and Jeff Beck (1944). After him are Cat Stevens (1948), Brian Jones (1942), John Deacon (1951), Sting (1951), Lemmy (1945), and David Gilmour (1946).

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