Buffy Sainte-Marie

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Buffy Sainte-Marie, (born Beverly Sainte-Marie, c. February 20, 1941) is an Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter, musician, Oscar-winning composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist. Throughout her career in all of these areas, her work has focused on issues facing Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buffy Sainte-Marie has received more than 1,413,354 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Buffy Sainte-Marie is the 1,086th most popular musician (up from 1,089th in 2019), the 273rd most popular biography from Canada and the 15th most popular Canadian Musician.

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  • 27

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  • 2.05

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  • 4.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Buffy Sainte-Marie ranks 1,086 out of 2,675Before her are Bobby Timmons, Magne Furuholmen, Floyd Westerman, Moe Tucker, Vinnie Paul, and Peter Tägtgren. After her are Timbaland, Abraham Laboriel, Ole Beich, Geddy Lee, Trevor Pinnock, and Sonny Stitt.

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Among people born in 1941, Buffy Sainte-Marie ranks 310Before her are Stephen Krashen, Henry Carr, Wilfrid Napier, Navi Pillay, Trish Van Devere, and Hank Marvin. After her are Richard Martin West, Stavros Dimas, Youcef Yousfi, Joan Wallach Scott, Neil Aspinall, and Vitaly Solomin.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Buffy Sainte-Marie ranks 273 out of 1,130Before her are Terry Sawchuk (1929), Kenneth Welsh (1942), Stephen McHattie (1946), Agnes Martin (1912), Michael Wincott (1958), and Edward Routh (1831). After her are Kim Campbell (1947), Gordon Lightfoot (1938), Geddy Lee (1953), David Suzuki (1936), Georges Vézina (1887), and Patricia Churchland (1943).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, Buffy Sainte-Marie ranks 15Before her are David Foster (1949), Neil Peart (1952), Maynard Ferguson (1928), Diana Krall (1964), Robbie Robertson (1943), and Paul Bley (1932). After her are Geddy Lee (1953), Bob Ezrin (1949), Bob Rock (1954), Alex Lifeson (1953), Daniel Lanois (1951), and Calixa Lavallée (1842).

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