MUSICIAN

Steve Harris

1956 - Today

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Stephen Percy Harris (born 12 March 1956) is an English musician who is the bassist, keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder of heavy metal band Iron Maiden. He has been the band's only constant member since their inception in 1975 and one of only two to have appeared on all of their albums, the other being guitarist Dave Murray. Harris has a recognisable and popular style of bass playing, particularly the "gallop" which can be found on several Iron Maiden recordings, such as the singles "Run to the Hills" and "The Trooper". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Harris has received more than 37,358 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Steve Harris is the 235th most popular musician (up from 252nd in 2019), the 910th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 899th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular British Musician.

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  • 49

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  • 7.54

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  • 3.43

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Steve Harris ranks 235 out of 2,675. Before him are Slash, Duff McKagan, Gidon Kremer, Ginger Baker, Paul Stanley, and Narciso Yepes. After him are Henryk Szeryng, Marilyn Manson, John Mayall, Alfred Brendel, Roger Daltrey, and Abdel Halim Hafez.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1956, Steve Harris ranks 36Before him are Ian Curtis, Joe Satriani, Eric Roberts, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Anthony Bourdain, and Leslie Cheung. After him are Aileen Wuornos, Marc Dutroux, Zbigniew Boniek, Kim Cattrall, Ingemar Stenmark, and Michael Connelly.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Steve Harris ranks 910 out of 6,924. Before him are Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850), Charles Wheatstone (1802), Owen Tudor (1400), Robert Browning (1812), Charles Spearman (1863), and Ewan McGregor (1971). After him are Ruth Rendell (1930), Tom Wilkinson (1948), Natasha Richardson (1963), Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis (1891), Dominic Purcell (1970), and Francis Walsingham (1532).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Steve Harris ranks 52Before him are Ian Curtis (1956), Keith Moon (1946), Brian Eno (1948), Ronnie Wood (1947), Slash (1965), and Ginger Baker (1939). After him are John Mayall (1933), Roger Daltrey (1944), Alan Parsons (1948), Amy Winehouse (1983), Ian Stewart (1938), and Cozy Powell (1947).