Roy Bittan

1949 - Today

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Roy J. Bittan (born July 2, 1949) is an American keyboardist and pianist, best known as a long-time member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. Bittan, nicknamed The Professor, joined the E Street Band on August 23, 1974, and plays the piano, organ, accordion and synthesizers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Bittan has received more than 365,947 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Roy Bittan is the 1,685th most popular musician (down from 1,563rd in 2019), the 8,540th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,554th in 2019) and the 714th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Roy Bittan ranks 1,685 out of 2,675. Before him are Hilary Hahn, Chris Hillman, Gene Ammons, Post Malone, Mose Allison, and Mick Karn. After him are Ray Anthony, Rick J. Jordan, Shelly Manne, Merle Travis, Tobias Sammet, and Stefan Schwarzmann.

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Among people born in 1949, Roy Bittan ranks 481Before him are Keith Rowley, John Shea, Charles Roven, Ayşe Erzan, Jiří Drahoš, and Michael Häupl. After him are Sanja Iveković, Thomas Bopp, Jean Petit, Fayez Tarawneh, Jamaica Kincaid, and Zlatko Mateša.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roy Bittan ranks 8,540 out of 15,968. Before him are Roy Harris (1898), Larry James (1947), John C. Pemberton (1814), Shafi Goldwasser (1958), Robert Serber (1909), and Kylie Ireland (1970). After him are Terry Branstad (1946), Amy Acker (1976), Thomas Watson Jr. (1914), Ken Burns (1953), Ray Anthony (1922), and Marguerite Clark (1883).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Roy Bittan ranks 714Before him are Kim Kashkashian (1952), Hilary Hahn (1979), Chris Hillman (1944), Gene Ammons (1925), Post Malone (1995), and Mose Allison (1927). After him are Ray Anthony (1922), Shelly Manne (1920), Merle Travis (1917), Eddie Lang (1902), Gary Holt (1964), and Chris Botti (1962).