With 3,001 biographies, Singers are the 5th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Soccer Players, Actors, and Writers.

Pantheon has 3,016 people classified as singers born between 1619 and 2005. Of these 3,016, 2,410 (79.91%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living singers include Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The most famous deceased singers include Elvis Presley, Édith Piaf, and Janis Joplin.

Living Singers

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Deceased Singers

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Most singers were born in United States (748), United Kingdom (281), and Italy (101). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (81), London (60), and Los Angeles (49).The most common death places of singers were United States (205), France (46), and Italy (42). By city, these were Los Angeles (30), New York City (24), and Paris (15).

The earliest biographies classified as singers in Pantheon are Senesino, Antonio Cesti, and Barbara Strozzi.  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.