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Roger Waters

1943 - Today

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George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer. In 1965, he co-founded the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Waters has received more than 6,669,721 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Roger Waters is the 41st most popular musician (up from 51st in 2019), the 248th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 258th in 2019) and the 14th most popular British Musician.

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  • 6.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 76.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 65

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Roger Waters ranks 41 out of 2,675. Before him are Django Reinhardt, Keith Richards, Maria Anna Mozart, B.B. King, David Gilmour, and Isaac Albéniz. After him are Jimmy Page, Vladimir Horowitz, Martha Argerich, Sting, Bruce Springsteen, and Brian Wilson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Roger Waters ranks 18Before him are Vangelis, Ben Kingsley, Keith Richards, Joe Pesci, Elena Ferrante, and Christopher Walken. After him are Toto Cutugno, Sadako Sasaki, Albano Carrisi, Khalifa Haftar, Joseph Stiglitz, and Malcolm McDowell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Waters ranks 248 out of 6,924. Before him are Ian Holm (1931), Lady Jane Grey (1537), Empress Matilda (1102), Ælfweard of Wessex (904), John Donne (1572), and John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842). After him are J. M. Barrie (1860), Jimmy Page (1944), Tristan (535), Tim Berners-Lee (1955), Phil Collins (1951), and Bede (672).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roger Waters ranks 14Before him are Eric Clapton (1945), Mark Knopfler (1949), Jeff Beck (1944), Bon Scott (1946), Keith Richards (1943), and David Gilmour (1946). After him are Jimmy Page (1944), Sting (1951), Jon Lord (1941), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), Roger Taylor (1949), and John Deacon (1951).

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