Barbra Streisand

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Barbra Streisand

Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (; born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, actress, and filmmaker. In a career spanning six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment and has been recognized with two Academy Awards, ten Grammy Awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Grammy Legend Award, five Emmy Awards including one Daytime Emmy, a Special Tony Award, the AFI Life Achievement Award, a Kennedy Center Honors prize, four Peabody Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and nine Golden Globes. She is among a small group of entertainers who have been honored with an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award – though only three were competitive awards – and is one of only three artists in that group who have also won a Peabody.After beginning a successful recording career in the 1960s, Streisand ventured into film by the end of that decade. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbra Streisand has received more than 13,155,676 page views. Her biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 26th most popular singer.

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  • 71.04

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  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Barbra Streisand ranks 26 out of 3,001Before her are Tupac Shakur, Plácido Domingo, James Brown, Farinelli, Patti Smith, and Jacques Brel. After her are Phil Collins, Cesária Évora, Andrea Bocelli, Mick Jagger, Umm Kulthum, and Serge Gainsbourg.

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Among people born in 1942, Barbra Streisand ranks 12Before her are Paul McCartney, Eusébio, Harrison Ford, Ratko Mladić, Hu Jintao, and Martin Scorsese. After her are Ronnie James Dio, Isabel Allende, Dino Zoff, Brian Wilson, Scatman John, and Aretha Franklin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbra Streisand ranks 180 out of 12,171Before her are Rita Hayworth (1918), Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), Tom Cruise (1962), Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856), Andrew Jackson (1767), and Samuel L. Jackson (1948). After her are Samuel Colt (1814), Tom Hanks (1956), Miles Davis (1926), Charlton Heston (1923), Philip K. Dick (1928), and Henry Miller (1891).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Barbra Streisand ranks 12Before her are Joan Baez (1941), Jim Morrison (1943), Johnny Cash (1932), Tupac Shakur (1971), James Brown (1933), and Patti Smith (1946). After her are Ella Fitzgerald (1917), Whitney Houston (1963), Barry White (1944), Nina Simone (1933), Joe Dassin (1938), and Aretha Franklin (1942).