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Yngwie Malmsteen

1963 - Today

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Yngwie Johan Malmsteen ( ; born Lars Johan Yngve Lannerbäck, 30 June 1963) is a Swedish guitarist. He first became known in the 1980s for his neoclassical playing style in heavy metal, and has released 22 studio albums in a career spanning over 40 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yngwie Malmsteen has received more than 3,608,304 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Yngwie Malmsteen is the 294th most popular musician (down from 285th in 2019), the 206th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 200th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Swedish Musician.

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Among musicians, Yngwie Malmsteen ranks 294 out of 2,662Before him are Eric Carr, Charles Mingus, PJ Harvey, Manu Dibango, Stig Anderson, and Joe Jackson. After him are Fela Kuti, Count Basie, Lisa Gerrard, Glenn Frey, Chico Buarque, and Moby.

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Among people born in 1963, Yngwie Malmsteen ranks 44Before him are Brigitte Nielsen, Mike Myers, Emmanuelle Béart, Mike Powell, Til Schweiger, and Peter Bosz. After him are Lolo Ferrari, Dunga, Letsie III of Lesotho, Empress Masako, Eddie the Eagle, and Stevo Pendarovski.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Yngwie Malmsteen ranks 206 out of 1,612Before him are Per Gessle (1959), Sigvard Bernadotte (1907), Axel Fredrik Cronstedt (1722), Stig Dagerman (1923), Carl Bildt (1949), and Stig Anderson (1931). After him are Maud Adams (1945), Salomon August Andrée (1854), Eric X of Sweden (1180), Anna Lindh (1957), Blot-Sweyn (1001), and Sverker II of Sweden (1164).

Among MUSICIANS In Sweden

Among musicians born in Sweden, Yngwie Malmsteen ranks 6Before him are Björn Ulvaeus (1945), Benny Andersson (1946), Franz Berwald (1796), Per Gessle (1959), and Stig Anderson (1931). After him are Carl Michael Bellman (1740), Mikkey Dee (1963), Avicii (1989), Jan Johansson (1931), Eric Ericson (1918), and Åse Kleveland (1949).

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