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Roland Orzabal

1961 - Today

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Roland Orzabal (born Roland Jaime Orzabal de la Quintana; 22 August 1961) is a British musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and author. He is best known as a co-founder of Tears for Fears, of which he is the main songwriter and joint vocalist. Orzabal has been the only constant member of the band, having appeared on every Tears for Fears studio album. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roland Orzabal has received more than 3,178,608 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Roland Orzabal is the 962nd most popular singer (up from 1,212th in 2019), the 2,865th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,478th in 2019) and the 104th most popular British Singer.

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  • 19

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  • 3.74

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  • 2.80

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Among singers, Roland Orzabal ranks 962 out of 3,528Before him are Ice MC, Tammy Wynette, Ted Neeley, Juan Pons, Francesco Tamagno, and Mísia. After him are Nora Brockstedt, James LaBrie, Carmen McRae, Angela Gossow, Gwyneth Jones, and Birthe Wilke.

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Among people born in 1961, Roland Orzabal ranks 162Before him are Christopher Atkins, Alemão, Masamune Shirow, Katherine Kelly Lang, Kōichi Yamadera, and Peter Machajdík. After him are Riad al-Asaad, Anthony Wong, Jörg Meuthen, Martina Gedeck, Wynton Marsalis, and Jeremy Northam.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roland Orzabal ranks 2,865 out of 7,765Before him are John Gilbert Baker (1834), Eric Frank Russell (1905), Maurice Dobb (1900), Vanessa Kirby (1988), Nicholas Hilliard (1547), and John Lennox (1943). After him are Susanna Hall (1583), Tom Finney (1922), Gareth Southgate (1970), William Knox D'Arcy (1849), Bryan Robson (1957), and Ray Clemence (1948).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Roland Orzabal ranks 104Before him are Harry Styles (1994), Chris Farlowe (1940), Kiki Dee (1947), Paul Weller (1958), Paul Potts (1970), and Ice MC (1965). After him are Gwyneth Jones (1936), Arthur Brown (1942), Margaret Price (1941), Marc Almond (1957), Clare Torry (1947), and Paul Day (1956).