MUSICIAN

Simon Wright

1963 - Today

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Simon Wright (born 19 June 1963) is an English drummer best known for his work with rock bands AC/DC and Dio. He started playing drums at the age of 13 and cites Cozy Powell, Tommy Aldridge and John Bonham as his greatest influences. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Wright has received more than 17,127 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Simon Wright is the 1,441st most popular musician (down from 1,029th in 2019), the 3,781st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,787th in 2019) and the 232nd most popular Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Simon Wright ranks 1,441 out of 2,662Before him are Rudy Sarzo, Dave Weckl, Jake E. Lee, Johnny Dodds, Manuel Göttsching, and Robin Trower. After him are Tim Bogert, Zhanna Bichevskaya, Nancy Wilson, Brigitte Engerer, Darude, and Jens Johansson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Simon Wright ranks 271Before him are Federico Moccia, Angus Macfadyen, Manuel Marrero Cruz, David Koepp, Ukyo Katayama, and Pavel Vrba. After him are Christopher Heyerdahl, Jens Johansson, Ha-Joon Chang, Daniel Bravo, Johnny Marr, and Manuela Di Centa.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Simon Wright ranks 3,781 out of 7,765Before him are David Pegg (1935), Burt Kwouk (1930), Thomas Tomkins (1572), Margaret Mee (1909), Geoffrey de Havilland (1882), and Robin Trower (1945). After him are Wallace Ford (1898), Jack Taylor (1930), Thomas Andrew Knight (1759), John Eliot (1604), Martin O'Neill (1952), and William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong (1810).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Simon Wright ranks 232Before him are Gary Barlow (1971), Roy Wood (1946), Will Champion (1978), John Powell (1963), John Foxx (1948), and Robin Trower (1945). After him are Johnny Marr (1963), Trevor Bolder (1950), Ron Geesin (1943), Rick Allen (1963), Jim Capaldi (1944), and Peter Hook (1956).