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Rudolf Schenker

1948 - Today

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Rudolf Schenker (born 31 August 1948) is a German guitarist, founder and leader of the hard rock band Scorpions. He is the rhythm guitarist, primary songwriter and longest-serving original member of the band. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolf Schenker has received more than 1,344,735 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Rudolf Schenker is the 160th most popular musician (up from 278th in 2019), the 793rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,273rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular German Musician.

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Among musicians, Rudolf Schenker ranks 160 out of 2,662Before him are Joseph Joachim, Claudio Arrau, Pete Best, György Cziffra, Stan Getz, and Don Cherry. After him are Caetano Veloso, Bono, Chris Slade, Anton Diabelli, Dave Brubeck, and Björk.

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Among people born in 1948, Rudolf Schenker ranks 47Before him are John Carpenter, Giorgio Parisi, Jerzy Kukuczka, Tony Iommi, Grace Jones, and Elizabeth Blackburn. After him are Bernard-Henri Lévy, Carl Weathers, Ian McEwan, Brian Eno, Sven-Göran Eriksson, and Ian Paice.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Rudolf Schenker ranks 793 out of 6,142Before him are Hans Fallada (1893), Maria Barbara Bach (1684), Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria (1821), Franz Joseph Gall (1758), and Eduard Dietl (1890). After him are Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1792), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Gudrun Burwitz (1929), Hermann Cohen (1842), Herbert Kroemer (1928), and Agnes of Merania (1175).

Among MUSICIANS In Germany

Among musicians born in Germany, Rudolf Schenker ranks 7Before him are Clara Schumann (1819), Leopold Mozart (1719), Till Lindemann (1963), James Last (1929), Hans von Bülow (1830), and Frank Farian (1941). After him are Wilhelm Kempff (1895), Klaus Nomi (1944), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller (1806), Michael Schenker (1955), and André Previn (1929).