Amália Rodrigues

1920 - 1999

Amália Rodrigues

Amália da Piedade Rebordão Rodrigues GCSE, GCIH (July 23, 1920 – 6 October 1999), better known as Amália Rodrigues (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈmaliɐ ʁuˈðɾiɣɨʃ]) or popularly as Amália, was a Portuguese fadista (fado singer) and actress. Known as the 'Rainha do Fado' ("Queen of Fado"), Rodrigues was instrumental in popularising fado worldwide and travelled internationally throughout her career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amália Rodrigues has received more than 280,835 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 53rd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 280k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Amália Rodrigues ranks 53 out of 3,001Before her are Kurt Cobain, Rod Stewart, Glen Campbell, Agnetha Fältskog, Constanze Mozart, and Sarah Vaughan. After her are Billie Holiday, Albano Carrisi, Eminem, Lys Assia, Bonnie Tyler, and Marianne Faithfull.

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Among people born in 1920, Amália Rodrigues ranks 17Before her are Paul Celan, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Traudl Junge, Melina Mercouri, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Owen Chamberlain. After her are Charlie Parker, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Gianni Rodari, Boris Vian, Éric Rohmer, and Zecharia Sitchin. Among people deceased in 1999, Amália Rodrigues ranks 9Before her are Hassan II of Morocco, Franjo Tuđman, Pete Conrad, Mario Puzo, Scatman John, and Joaquín Rodrigo. After her are Yehudi Menuhin, Wilt Chamberlain, Wassily Leontief, Gertrude B. Elion, Georgios Papadopoulos, and Robert Bresson.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Amália Rodrigues ranks 28 out of 370Before her are Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Afonso de Albuquerque (1453), Isabella of Portugal (1503), John III of Portugal (1502), Peter I of Portugal (1320), and Manuel II of Portugal (1889). After her are António Egas Moniz (1874), John VI of Portugal (1767), Afonso IV of Portugal (1291), Afonso III of Portugal (1210), Edward, King of Portugal (1391), and Orosius (375).

Among SINGERS In Portugal

Among singers born in Portugal, Amália Rodrigues ranks 1After her are Carmen Miranda (1909), Zeca Afonso (1929), Carlos do Carmo (1939), Mísia (1955), Dulce Pontes (1969), Simone de Oliveira (1938), Teresa Salgueiro (1969), Rita Guerra (1967), Vânia Fernandes (1985), Sara Tavares (1978), and Lúcia Moniz (1976).