Chiquito de la Calzada

1932 - 2017

Chiquito de la Calzada

Gregorio Esteban Sánchez Fernández (28 May 1932, Málaga – 11 November 2017, Málaga), known as Chiquito de la Calzada, was a Spanish flamenco singer and actor, although he was more famous as a stand-up comedian. Chiquito de la Calzada became very popular in Spanish TV shows (especially Genio y figura) during the mid-nineties due to his unique style, strongly based on a surreal approach to jokes and language and constant movement while telling his jokes, putting his hands in his waist as if he was in pain. Some of his characteristic words and expressions such as fistro or jarl as well as his humorous comparisons such as "this is more dangerous than a shooting in an elevator" quickly became memes and are now part of Spanish slang. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chiquito de la Calzada has received more than 70,802 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 758th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 71k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Chiquito de la Calzada ranks 761 out of 3,001Before him are Floor Jansen, Toni Braxton, Ronnie Van Zant, Claudio Baglioni, Kulyash Baiseitova, and Calvin Harris. After him are Randy Crawford, Jon Vickers, Maryla Rodowicz, Inna, Dead, and Max Raabe.

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Among people born in 1932, Chiquito de la Calzada ranks 228Before him are Dana Scott, Qahhor Mahkamov, Oleg Protopopov, Saye Zerbo, Banharn Silpa-archa, and Edgar Reitz. After him are Paul J. Weitz, Paul Bley, Robert B. Parker, Antti Hyvärinen, Loretta Lynn, and Robert Rozhdestvensky. Among people deceased in 2017, Chiquito de la Calzada ranks 230Before him are Hrvoje Šarinić, Bengt Gustavsson, Gilbert Baker, Ángel Berni, Hilarion Capucci, and Qian Qichen. After him are Paul J. Weitz, Ilya Glazunov, Henning Jensen, Robert Guillaume, Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, and Bernard Panafieu.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Chiquito de la Calzada ranks 917 out of 1,895Before him are Count Theodosius (310), Quique Sánchez Flores (1965), Gonzalo Torrente Ballester (1910), Salvador Artigas (1913), Juanfran (1985), and Isabel Coixet (1960). After him are Míchel Salgado (1975), Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo (1856), Pepe Romero (null), Alejandro Casona (1903), Gerardo Diego (1896), and Manuel Velázquez (1943).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Chiquito de la Calzada ranks 20Before him are Camarón de la Isla (1950), Mikel Laboa (1934), Montserrat Figueras (1942), Massiel (1947), Pilar Lorengar (1928), and Peret (1935). After him are Rocío Jurado (1946), Conchita Bautista (1936), Alejandro Sanz (1968), Isabel Pantoja (1956), Luz Casal (1958), and Álvaro Soler (1991).

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