Tony Banks

1950 - Today

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Anthony George Banks (born 27 March 1950) is an English musician, songwriter and film composer primarily known as the keyboardist and founding member of the rock band Genesis. Banks is also a prolific solo artist, releasing six solo albums that range through progressive rock, pop, and classical music. Banks co-formed Genesis in 1967 while studying at Charterhouse as their keyboardist and one of their principal songwriters and lyricists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Banks has received more than 42,232 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Tony Banks is the 672nd most popular musician (up from 702nd in 2019), the 2,027th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,035th in 2019) and the 124th most popular British Musician.

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  • 42k

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  • 63.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Tony Banks ranks 672 out of 2,675Before him are Tito Jackson, Eric Singer, GG Allin, Frans Brüggen, Zequinha de Abreu, and Jerry Garcia. After him are Josef Suk, Steven Van Zandt, Michael Stipe, Osvaldo Pugliese, Gábor Szabó, and Fats Waller.

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Among people born in 1950, Tony Banks ranks 149Before him are John Hughes, Vagit Alekperov, Peter Frampton, Loredana Bertè, Mike Rutherford, and Miki Manojlović. After him are Alexander Lebed, Steven Van Zandt, Thom Barry, Megumi Torigoe, Terry Gou, and James Rothman.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tony Banks ranks 2,027 out of 6,924Before him are Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563), Claude Auchinleck (1884), Elihu Thomson (1853), Stanley Myers (1930), B. C. Forbes (1880), and Geri Halliwell (1972). After him are William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville (1759), George Romney (1734), Joseph Butler (1692), Hertha Ayrton (1854), David Moyes (1963), and Charles Dawson (1864).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Tony Banks ranks 124Before him are K. K. Downing (1951), David Knopfler (1952), Eric Woolfson (1945), Mike Rutherford (1950), Ray Davies (1944), and Damon Albarn (1968). After him are Mark Hollis (1955), Robert Palmer (1949), Carl Palmer (1950), Steve Winwood (1948), Rick Davies (1944), and Chris Squire (1948).