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 14,958 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Simon Wright is the 1,029th most popular musician (up from 1,182nd in 2019), the 2,790th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,018th in 2019) and the 167th most popular British Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.03

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Simon Wright ranks 1,029 out of 2,675Before him are Mel Collins, Selda Bağcan, David Bryan, Angélique Kidjo, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Zoltán Kocsis. After him are Paul Gray, Red Garland, Matt Sorum, Tony Joe White, Mike Bloomfield, and Phil Campbell.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Simon Wright ranks 166Before him are Jan Arnald, Karl Markovics, Hugh Bonneville, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Ming-Na Wen, and Alexandra Paul. After him are Alessandro Safina, Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė, James Denton, Rosario Flores, Marc Girardelli, and Federico Moccia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Simon Wright ranks 2,790 out of 6,924Before him are Jerry Springer (1944), Mark Sheppard (1964), Michael Berry (1941), Sienna Guillory (1975), Sigeberht of Wessex (750), and Anthony Horowitz (1955). After him are Frederick Twort (1877), Gerry Anderson (1929), William Martin (1767), Nicol Williamson (1936), Martin Donnelly (1964), and Charles Wyville Thomson (1830).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Simon Wright ranks 167Before him are Anthony Phillips (1951), Dick Parry (1942), Peter Grant (1935), Phil Manzanera (1951), Geoff Emerick (1945), and Mel Collins (1947). After him are Phil Campbell (1961), Phil Taylor (1954), Paul Simonon (1955), Dennis Stratton (1952), Chris Barber (1930), and Dave Holland (1948).