Roger Whittaker

1936 - Today

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Roger Henry Brough Whittaker (born 22 March 1936) is a British singer-songwriter and musician, who was born in Nairobi to English parents. His music is an eclectic mix of folk music and popular songs in addition to radio airplay hits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Whittaker has received more than 1,309,874 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Roger Whittaker is the 340th most popular musician (down from 332nd in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Kenya (down from 6th in 2019) and the most popular Kenyan Musician.

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  • 67.39

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  • 20

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  • 3.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Roger Whittaker ranks 340 out of 2,675Before him are Nikolai Kapustin, Clara Rockmore, Steve Vai, John Entwistle, Jacob Gade, and Dave Murray. After him are Robby Krieger, Leopold Godowsky, Bill Ward, Bobby McFerrin, Enrico Macias, and Joe Strummer.

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Among people born in 1936, Roger Whittaker ranks 94Before him are Joe D'Amato, Bekim Fehmiu, Jim Henson, Dan Inosanto, Eric Walter Elst, and Al Oerter. After him are Yuan T. Lee, Jo Siffert, Hiroshi Saeki, Jill Ireland, Wolf Biermann, and Hideki Shirakawa.

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In Kenya

Among people born in Kenya, Roger Whittaker ranks 7 out of 121Before him are Richard Dawkins (1941), Wangari Maathai (1940), Barack Obama Sr. (1936), Jomo Kenyatta (1893), Daniel arap Moi (1924), and Louis Leakey (1903). After him are Mwai Kibaki (1931), Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (1938), Kipchoge Keino (1940), Deep Roy (1949), Ben Jipcho (1943), and Philippa Gregory (1954).

Among MUSICIANS In Kenya

Among musicians born in Kenya, Roger Whittaker ranks 1