Beniamino Gigli

1890 - 1957

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Beniamino Gigli ( JEE-lee, Italian: [benjaˈmiːno ˈdʒiʎʎi]; 20 March 1890 – 30 November 1957) was an Italian opera singer (lyric tenor). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beniamino Gigli has received more than 250,476 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Beniamino Gigli is the 168th most popular singer (up from 170th in 2019), the 1,072nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,059th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Italian Singer.

Beniamino Gigli was a famous Italian tenor from the early 20th century. He is most famous for his operatic performances.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Beniamino Gigli has had the most page views in the with 29,511 views, followed by English (26,276), and German (7,624). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (86.01%), Basque (79.20%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (74.48%)


Among singers, Beniamino Gigli ranks 168 out of 4,381Before him are Dua Lipa, Cass Elliot, Al Jarreau, Chris Rea, Chester Bennington, and Gianni Morandi. After him are Feodor Chaliapin, Claude François, Desireless, Ivan Rebroff, Charles Trenet, and Jon Bon Jovi.

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Among people born in 1890, Beniamino Gigli ranks 40Before him are Eduard Dietl, Hans-Valentin Hube, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Elsa Schiaparelli, Anthony Fokker, and Groucho Marx. After him are Ronald Fisher, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, Jacques Ibert, Vannevar Bush, Habibullāh Kalakāni, and Viktor Lutze. Among people deceased in 1957, Beniamino Gigli ranks 37Before him are José Leandro Andrade, Erich von Stroheim, Alfonso de Portago, Prince George of Greece and Denmark, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, and V. Gordon Childe. After him are Max Ophüls, Maurice Garin, Antonín Zápotocký, Erich Auerbach, Moša Pijade, and Eliot Ness.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Beniamino Gigli ranks 1,072 out of 5,161Before him are Giacomo Carissimi (1605), Ludovico Carracci (1555), Gianni Morandi (1944), Eleonora Gonzaga (1598), Giovanni Battista Re (1934), and Vittorio Pozzo (1886). After him are Luigi Nono (1924), Guy III of Spoleto (900), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), Maria Pia of Savoy (1847), Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta (1943), and Giovanni Battista Martini (1706).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Beniamino Gigli ranks 18Before him are Mina (1940), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Barbara Strozzi (1619), Mirella Freni (1935), and Gianni Morandi (1944). After him are Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Franco Corelli (1921), Tito Gobbi (1913), Umberto Tozzi (1952), Zucchero Fornaciari (1955), and Alessandro Moreschi (1858).