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Tommy Emmanuel

1955 - Today

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William Thomas Emmanuel (born 31 May 1955) is an Australian guitarist who is known for his complex fingerstyle technique, energetic performances and the use of percussive effects on the guitar. Originally a session player in many bands, Emmanuel carved out his own style as a solo artist, releasing award-winning albums and singles. In the May 2008 and 2010 issues of Guitar Player magazine, he was named "Best Acoustic Guitarist" in its readers' poll. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tommy Emmanuel has received more than 1,127,798 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Tommy Emmanuel is the 770th most popular musician (down from 653rd in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Australia (down from 78th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Australian Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

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  • 62.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Tommy Emmanuel ranks 770 out of 2,675Before him are Daniel Steibelt, Bobbejaan Schoepen, Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, Chrissie Hynde, Lindsey Buckingham, and Buddy Bolden. After him are Floyd Council, Roy Buchanan, Enzo Jannacci, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Jean-Luc Ponty, and Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, Tommy Emmanuel ranks 137Before him are Matti Vanhanen, Dee Snider, Najib Mikati, Steve Berry, Gloria Guida, and Mike Porcaro. After him are Vladimir Petrović, Paul Greengrass, Alan Sokal, Laurie Metcalf, Cyprien Ntaryamira, and Alberto Tarantini.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Tommy Emmanuel ranks 86 out of 790Before him are Edward Cassidy (1924), Elizabeth von Arnim (1866), Leo McKern (1920), Annette Kellermann (1887), Germaine Greer (1939), and Peter C. Doherty (1940). After him are Vernon Wells (1945), Toni Collette (1972), Mark Webber (1976), Colin Burgess (1946), Bruce Beresford (1940), and Alex O'Loughlin (1976).

Among MUSICIANS In Australia

Among musicians born in Australia, Tommy Emmanuel ranks 8Before him are Nick Cave (1957), David Helfgott (1947), Phil Rudd (1954), Flea (1962), Michael Hutchence (1960), and Sia (1975). After him are Colin Burgess (1946), John Williams (1941), Daevid Allen (1938), Mark Evans (1956), Rick Springfield (1949), and Robert Stigwood (1934).

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