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With 3,528 biographies, Singers are the 5th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Politicians, Actors, and Writers.

Pantheon has 3,964 people classified as singers born between 1155 and 2009. Of these 3,964, 3,071 (77.47%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living singers include Cher, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Tina Turner. The most famous deceased singers include Elvis Presley, Édith Piaf, and Aretha Franklin. As of April 2022, 436 new singers have been added to Pantheon including Elza Soares, Théo Sarapo, and Sabah Fakhri.

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Newly Added Singers (2022)

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Most singers were born in United States (1086), United Kingdom (372), and South Korea (142). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (86), Los Angeles (50), and Seoul (50).The most common death places of singers were United States (335), France (67), and Italy (55). By city, these were Los Angeles (37), New York City (28), and Nashville, Tennessee (23).

The earliest biographies classified as singers in Pantheon are Antonio Cesti, Barbara Strozzi, and Blondel de Nesle.  The concentration of singers was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier singers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Singers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Singers since 1700.

Singers are found within the Arts domain which also includes Actors, Musicians, Film Directors, Painters, and Composers.