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Alan Stivell

1944 - Today

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Alan Stivell (Breton pronunciation: [ˈɑːlãn 'sti:vəlː]; born Alan Cochevelou on 6 January 1944) is a Breton and Celtic musician and singer, songwriter, recording artist, and master of the Celtic harp. From the early 1970s, he revived global interest in the Celtic (specifically Breton) harp and Celtic music as part of world music. As a bagpiper and bombard player, he modernized traditional Breton music and singing in the Breton language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Stivell has received more than 204,807 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Alan Stivell is the 535th most popular singer (down from 528th in 2019), the 2,643rd most popular biography from France (down from 2,548th in 2019) and the 35th most popular French Singer.

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  • 200k

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  • 53.63

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  • 29

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  • 2.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Alan Stivell ranks 535 out of 3,528Before him are Carlos Marín, Jimmy Somerville, Asha Bhosle, Nino Ferrer, Nora Nova, and Miley Cyrus. After him are Emmylou Harris, Cristina Deutekom, Maryla Rodowicz, Mohammed Rafi, Ceca, and Teresa Żylis-Gara.

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Among people born in 1944, Alan Stivell ranks 213Before him are Tim Rice, James Michel, Mordechai Spiegler, Stockard Channing, Adriano Galliani, and Ard Schenk. After him are Fernando Ocáriz Braña, Patrick Sercu, Thongsing Thammavong, Rocío Dúrcal, Taylor Hackford, and Brenda Lee.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alan Stivell ranks 2,643 out of 6,011Before him are Joan, Countess of Toulouse (1220), Paul Émile Appell (1855), Hervé Renard (1968), Philippe LeBon (1767), Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt (1746), and Boniface, Count of Savoy (1244). After him are Charles Plumier (1646), Pierre Vernier (1580), Octave Lapize (1887), Guillaume Dubois (1656), Édith Scob (1937), and Fernando Ocáriz Braña (1944).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Alan Stivell ranks 35Before him are Jacques Pills (1906), Séverine (1948), Jean Ferrat (1930), Michel Sardou (1947), Jean-Jacques Goldman (1951), and Isabelle Aubret (1938). After him are Aristide Bruant (1851), Line Renaud (1928), Zaz (1980), Fud Leclerc (1924), Christophe (1945), and Edita Piekha (1937).

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