Bobby Farrell

1949 - 2010

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Roberto Alfonso Farrell (6 October 1949 – 30 December 2010) was an Aruban dancer and singer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Farrell has received more than 4,163,002 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Bobby Farrell is the 8th most popular dancer (up from 9th in 2019), the most popular biography from Aruba and the most popular Aruban Dancer.

Bobby Farrell is most famous for being the lead singer of the rock band Boney M.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Bobby Farrells by language

Over the past year Bobby Farrell has had the most page views in the with 738,280 views, followed by German (189,587), and Spanish (157,003). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Southern Azerbaijani (79.18%), Portuguese (56.85%), and Swahili (48.92%)


Among dancers, Bobby Farrell ranks 8 out of 116Before him are Isadora Duncan, Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova, Josephine Baker, Vaslav Nijinsky, and Pina Bausch. After him are Marius Petipa, Marie Taglioni, Maurice Béjart, Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Maya Plisetskaya.

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Among people born in 1949, Bobby Farrell ranks 26Before him are Bruce Springsteen, Roger Taylor, Sandra Mason, Slavoj Žižek, Thomas Sankara, and Jessica Lange. After him are Carlos the Jackal, George Foreman, Alla Pugacheva, Sebastián Piñera, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Jeff Bridges. Among people deceased in 2010, Bobby Farrell ranks 9Before him are Lech Kaczyński, Leslie Nielsen, Gloria Stuart, Tony Curtis, Ronnie James Dio, and Benoit Mandelbrot. After him are Dennis Hopper, Claude Chabrol, Éric Rohmer, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Georges Charpak.

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In Aruba

Among people born in Aruba, Bobby Farrell ranks 1 out of 8After him are Maurice Bishop (1943), Dave Benton (1951), Frits Goedgedrag (1951), Fredis Refunjol (1950), Nelson Oduber (1947), Mike Eman (1961), and Xander Bogaerts (1992).

Among DANCERS In Aruba

Among dancers born in Aruba, Bobby Farrell ranks 1