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Björk

1965 - Today

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Björk Guðmundsdóttir ( BYURK; Icelandic: [pjœr̥k ˈkvʏðmʏntsˌtouhtɪr̥] (listen); born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and actress. Over her four-decade career, she has developed an eclectic musical style that draws on influences and genres including electronic, pop, jazz, experimental, trip hop, alternative, classical, and avant-garde music. Born and raised in Reykjavík, Björk began her music career at the age of 11 and gained international recognition as the lead singer of the alternative rock band the Sugarcubes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Björk has received more than 10,422,523 page views. Her biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Björk is the 158th most popular musician (up from 167th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Iceland and the most popular Icelander Musician.

Björk is most famous for her eclectic musical style, which incorporates elements of classical, jazz, and electronic music. Björk's vocal range is mezzo-soprano.

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  • 71.21

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  • 88

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Björk ranks 158 out of 2,675Before her are Keith Jarrett, James Hetfield, Chick Corea, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Willie Nelson, and Stan Getz. After her are Florian Schneider, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Luigi Tenco, Oscar Peterson, Giya Kancheli, and Frank Farian.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1965, Björk ranks 9Before her are Tedros Adhanom, Salman Khan, Dmitry Medvedev, Charlie Sheen, Rodney King, and Robert Downey Jr.. After her are Gheorghe Hagi, Waris Dirie, Brandon Lee, Shah Rukh Khan, Petro Poroshenko, and Laurent Blanc.

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In Iceland

Among people born in Iceland, Björk ranks 7 out of 166Before her are Leif Erikson (970), Snorri Sturluson (1179), Halldór Laxness (1902), Vigdís Finnbogadóttir (1930), Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson (1943), and Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir (1942). After her are Bjarni Herjólfsson (966), Egill Skallagrímsson (904), Ari Thorgilsson (1067), Jón Sigurðsson (1811), Gunnar Gunnarsson (1889), and Ásgeir Ásgeirsson (1894).

Among MUSICIANS In Iceland

Among musicians born in Iceland, Björk ranks 1After her are Jóhann Jóhannsson (1969), Hildur Guðnadóttir (1982), Jónsi (1975), Ólafur Arnalds (1986), Orri Páll Dýrason (1977), Georg Hólm (1976), and Kjartan Sveinsson (1978).

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