Scott Walker

1943 - 2019

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Noel Scott Engel (January 9, 1943 – March 22, 2019), better known by his stage name Scott Walker, was an American-British singer-songwriter, composer and record producer who resided in England. Walker was known for his emotive baritone voice and his unorthodox stylistic path which took him from being a teen pop icon in the 1960s to an avant-garde musician in the 21st century. Walker's success was largely in the United Kingdom, where his first four solo albums reached the top ten. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scott Walker has received more than 775,588 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Scott Walker is the 786th most popular musician (down from 619th in 2019), the 3,976th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,208th in 2019) and the 262nd most popular Musician.

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  • 4.01

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Among musicians, Scott Walker ranks 786 out of 2,662Before him are Dave Grohl, Mulatu Astatke, Julian Bream, Herman Rarebell, Roy Buchanan, and Jeff Hanneman. After him are Huey Lewis, Tony Banks, Michael Nesmith, Kenny G, Paul van Dyk, and Art Pepper.

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Among people born in 1943, Scott Walker ranks 263Before him are Valery Nepomnyashchy, Jim Croce, Sani Abacha, Dušan Uhrin, Mulatu Astatke, and Marika Green. After him are Michel Ocelot, Hugh Thompson Jr., Andrea True, Udo Zimmermann, Teun A. van Dijk, and Princess Claude of Orléans. Among people deceased in 2019, Scott Walker ranks 182Before him are Margarita Salas, David Koch, Camilo Sesto, Jean Guillou, Lyndon LaRouche, and Mitchell Feigenbaum. After him are Sid Haig, Pim Verbeek, Katherine Helmond, Alain Barrière, Harrison Dillard, and Negasso Gidada.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scott Walker ranks 3,976 out of 18,182Before him are Don Adams (1923), Glen Cook (1944), Afrika Bambaataa (1957), Michael Peña (1976), Jeff Hanneman (1964), and Robert Bly (1926). After him are Elizabeth Warren (1949), Earl Boen (1945), Lawrence Kasdan (1949), Huey Lewis (1950), Lynn Cohen (1933), and John Nance Garner (1868).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Scott Walker ranks 262Before him are Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), Jim Croce (1943), Tommy Dorsey (1905), Dave Grohl (1969), Roy Buchanan (1939), and Jeff Hanneman (1964). After him are Huey Lewis (1950), Michael Nesmith (1942), Kenny G (1956), Art Pepper (1925), Sammy Hagar (1947), and Berry Gordy (1929).