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Boris Christoff

1914 - 1993

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Boris Christoff (Bulgarian: Борис Кирилов Христов, romanized: Boris Kirilov Hristov, IPA: [boˈris ˈkiriɫof ˈxristof]; 18 May 1914 – 28 June 1993) was a Bulgarian opera singer, widely considered one of the greatest basses of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Christoff has received more than 93,496 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Boris Christoff is the 219th most popular singer (down from 209th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 35th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Singer.

Boris Christoff is most famous for his role as the King of the Gypsies in the opera, "Il Trovatore."

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  • 93k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Boris Christoff ranks 219 out of 3,528Before him are Dave Gahan, Dua Lipa, Sarah Brightman, Milva, Ricky Martin, and The Singing Nun. After him are Connie Francis, Nena, Mario Lanza, Sezen Aksu, Mariah Carey, and Susan Boyle.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1914, Boris Christoff ranks 45Before him are Jackie Coogan, Norman Borlaug, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Raymond Davis Jr., William Vickrey, and Vjekoslav Luburić. After him are Dylan Thomas, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Tyrone Power, Mario Bava, Rafael Kubelík, and William Westmoreland. Among people deceased in 1993, Boris Christoff ranks 39Before him are Alexandra of Yugoslavia, Léon Theremin, Jean Negulesco, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Masahiko Kimura, and Yuri Lotman. After him are Hans Baur, Pat Nixon, Severo Ochoa, Dinmukhamed Kunaev, Jimmy Doolittle, and Horia Sima.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Boris Christoff ranks 36 out of 372Before him are Christian Rakovsky (1873), Vasil Levski (1837), Aleksandar Stamboliyski (1879), Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria (1350), Peter I of Bulgaria (927), and Rumen Radev (1963). After him are Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria (1300), Kiril, Prince of Preslav (1895), Petar Mladenov (1936), Chernorizets Hrabar (890), Kristalina Georgieva (1953), and Georgi Markov (1929).

Among SINGERS In Bulgaria

Among singers born in Bulgaria, Boris Christoff ranks 2Before him are Sylvie Vartan (1944). After him are Nicolai Ghiaurov (1929), Raina Kabaivanska (1934), Lili Ivanova (1939), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (1941), Nora Nova (1928), Ghena Dimitrova (1941), Philipp Kirkorov (1967), Ljuba Welitsch (1913), Azis (1978), and Andrea (1987).