Alfredo Kraus

1927 - 1999

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Alfredo Kraus Trujillo (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈfɾeðo kɾaws tɾuˈxiʎo]; 24 November 1927 – 10 September 1999) was a distinguished Spanish tenor from the Canary Islands (known professionally as Alfredo Kraus), particularly known for the artistry he brought to opera's bel canto roles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfredo Kraus has received more than 201,523 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Alfredo Kraus is the 293rd most popular singer (up from 310th in 2019), the 486th most popular biography from Spain (up from 520th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Spanish Singer.

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  • 30

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  • 6.17

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  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Alfredo Kraus ranks 293 out of 4,381Before him are Sonny Bono, Lisa, Sabah, Dave Gahan, Loreen, and Elis Regina. After him are Bülent Ersoy, Sammy Davis Jr., Vicente Fernández, Šaban Šaulić, John Fogerty, and Wolf Biermann.

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Among people born in 1927, Alfredo Kraus ranks 83Before him are Kurt Masur, George C. Scott, Lucio Fulci, Günter Guillaume, Wadie Haddad, and Sabah. After him are Margaret Keane, Jupp Derwall, Pierre Alechinsky, Bob Fosse, Rosemary Harris, and Jerry Stiller. Among people deceased in 1999, Alfredo Kraus ranks 53Before him are Fabrizio De André, Edward Dmytryk, André Martinet, Benjamin Bloom, Barış Manço, and João Figueiredo. After him are Charlotte Perriand, Dirk Bogarde, Rafael Alberti, Lajos Tichy, Daniel Nathans, and Brion James.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Alfredo Kraus ranks 486 out of 3,355Before him are Andrés Nin Pérez (1892), Violant of Aragon (1236), Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada (1509), Bermudo II of León (953), Sulayman ibn al-Hakam (1000), and Maria of Aragon, Queen of Castile (1403). After him are Bigas Luna (1946), Al-Mundhir of Córdoba (842), Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias (1571), Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias (1657), Alfonso IV of León (890), and Rafael Alberti (1902).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Alfredo Kraus ranks 9Before him are Plácido Domingo (1941), José Carreras (1946), Enrique Iglesias (1975), Teresa Berganza (1933), Victoria de los Ángeles (1923), and Lola Flores (1923). After him are Salomé (1939), Isabella Colbran (1785), Raphael (1943), Camarón de la Isla (1950), Manuel García (1775), and Massiel (1947).