Tom Scholz

1947 - Today

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Donald Thomas Scholz (born March 10, 1947) is an American rock musician, songwriter, inventor, engineer, and philanthropist, best known as the founder of the band Boston. Scholz is an MIT-trained engineer who designed a recording studio in an apartment building basement. The first Boston album was mostly recorded in his basement studio, often using devices he designed and invented. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Scholz has received more than 1,301,282 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tom Scholz is the 1,948th most popular musician, the 10,188th most popular biography from United States and the 838th most popular American Musician.

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  • 3.08

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Among musicians, Tom Scholz ranks 1,948 out of 2,675Before her are Robin Thicke, Stanley Jordan, Roine Stolt, Gillian Gilbert, Andy Fairweather Low, and Cheryl. After her are Steve Coleman, James LoMenzo, Dan Fogelberg, Buzz Osborne, Peter Erskine, and Mark Jansen.

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Among people born in 1947, Tom Scholz ranks 603Before her are Olga Pall, Ian Millar, Bob Weir, Vincent Matthews, Kinga Göncz, and Keri Hulme. After her are Ron Freeman, Borka Pavićević, Alan Sugar, Carole Bayer Sager, Ken Dryden, and Hubert Ingraham.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Scholz ranks 10,188 out of 15,968Before her are Mara Wilson (1987), Drew Fuller (1980), Erin Gray (1950), Nick Zano (1978), John Morrison (1979), and Edwin H. Colbert (1905). After her are Catherine Coleman (1960), Benji Madden (1979), Simone Biles (1997), Judy Sheindlin (1942), Joseph Kosinski (1974), and Kevin Chamberlin (1963).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Tom Scholz ranks 838Before her are DJ Premier (1966), Duke Pearson (1932), Mike Campbell (1950), Bob Weir (1947), Robin Thicke (1977), and Stanley Jordan (1959). After her are Steve Coleman (1956), James LoMenzo (1959), Dan Fogelberg (1951), Buzz Osborne (1964), Peter Erskine (1954), and David Axelrod (1931).