Bobby Farrell

1949 - 2010

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Roberto Alfonso Farrell (6 October 1949 – 30 December 2010), known professionally as Bobby Farrell, was an Aruban dancer, entertainer and singer, best known as the male member of the successful 1970s pop and disco group Boney M. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Farrell has received more than 2,565,743 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Bobby Farrell is the 14th most popular dancer (down from 10th 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.

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  • 2.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among dancers, Bobby Farrell ranks 14 out of 75Before him are Marius Petipa, Maurice Béjart, Maya Plisetskaya, Margot Fonteyn, Martha Graham, and Marie Taglioni. After him are Jean-Georges Noverre, Michel Fokine, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Galina Ulanova, George Balanchine, and Mary Wigman.

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Among people born in 1949, Bobby Farrell ranks 27Before him are Ken Follett, Jessica Lange, Slavoj Žižek, Maurice Gibb, Patrick Süskind, and Carlos the Jackal. After him are Luis Sepúlveda, Robin Gibb, Alla Pugacheva, Don Johnson, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, and Thomas Sankara. Among people deceased in 2010, Bobby Farrell ranks 14Before him are Éric Rohmer, Dennis Hopper, Benoit Mandelbrot, Lech Kaczyński, Claude Chabrol, and Zecharia Sitchin. After him are Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Alois Brunner, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Vasily Smyslov, Georges Charpak, and Maurice Allais.

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In Aruba

Among people born in Aruba, Bobby Farrell ranks 1 out of 3After him are Maurice Bishop (1943) and Dave Benton (1951).

Among DANCERS In Aruba

Among dancers born in Aruba, Bobby Farrell ranks 1