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Steve Hackett

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Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and record 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 1,773,756 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Steve Hackett is the 484th most popular musician (down from 448th in 2019), the 1,584th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,482nd in 2019) and the 93rd most popular British Musician.

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  • 29

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  • 4.47

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  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Steve Hackett ranks 484 out of 2,662Before him are Ginette Neveu, David Helfgott, Alexander Gradsky, Tommy Bolin, Pat Metheny, and Coleman Hawkins. After him are Rick Davies, Clifford Brown, Tito Puente, Billy Cobham, Carlos Puebla, and Randy Rhoads.

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Among people born in 1950, Steve Hackett ranks 106Before him are Camarón de la Isla, Ken Kutaragi, David Duke, Googoosh, Neil Jordan, and Martin Short. After him are Ubaldo Fillol, Vagit Alekperov, Alexander Lebed, Geraldine James, Miki Manojlović, and Paul Watson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Steve Hackett ranks 1,584 out of 7,765Before him are Roger Hunt (1938), Eric Knight (1897), George Smith (1840), Kate Moss (1974), Sam Worthington (1976), and James Edward Smith (1759). After him are Walter Bagehot (1826), Howard Staunton (1810), Gerald Gardner (1884), Ian Kershaw (1943), Michael Anderson (1920), and James Fox (1939).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Steve Hackett ranks 93Before him are Donovan (1946), Robert Wyatt (1945), Dick Taylor (1943), Bill Ward (1948), Roger Hodgson (1950), and Ian McDonald (1946). After him are Rick Davies (1944), Jeff Lynne (1947), Mitch Mitchell (1947), Vince Clarke (1960), Steve Howe (1947), and Clive Burr (1957).

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