Steve Hackett

1950 - Today

Steve Hackett

Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and producer who gained prominence as the lead guitarist of the progressive rock band Genesis from 1971 to 1977. Hackett contributed to six Genesis studio albums, three live albums, seven singles and one EP before he left to pursue a solo career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Hackett has received more than 1,159,323 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 363rd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Steve Hackett ranks 363 out of 2,258Before him are Wojciech Żywny, Rezső Seress, Michael Cretu, Michael Schenker, Ginger Baker, and Leonardo De Lorenzo. After him are Richie Sambora, Isao Tomita, Johnny Winter, Archie Shepp, Wayne Shorter, and Alan Menken.

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Among people born in 1950, Steve Hackett ranks 66Before him are Roza Otunbayeva, Lakshmi Mittal, Marcheline Bertrand, Eric Carr, Håkan Nesser, and Bobby McFerrin. After him are Victoria Principal, Chen Shui-bian, Brad Dourif, Grigory Sokolov, Roger Hodgson, and Laura Gemser.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Steve Hackett ranks 1,244 out of 5,347Before him are Mark Strong (1963), Alma Reville (1899), Ginger Baker (1939), Joan of Kent (1328), John Nettles (1943), and Ted Hughes (1930). After him are Frederick Delius (1862), Thomas Arne (1710), Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689), Ron Dennis (1947), Eddie Redmayne (1982), and Howard Staunton (1810).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Steve Hackett ranks 72Before him are Roger Daltrey (1944), Andy Summers (1942), PJ Harvey (1969), Ian Anderson (1947), Don Airey (1948), and Ginger Baker (1939). After him are Dave Murray (1956), Mick Taylor (1949), Adrian Smith (1957), Roger Hodgson (1950), Jack Bruce (1943), and Johnny Clegg (1953).