Clare Torry

1947 - Today

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Clare H. Torry (born 29 November 1947) is a British singer, well known for writing and performing the wordless vocals on the song "The Great Gig in the Sky" by the group Pink Floyd on their 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clare Torry has received more than 1,052,702 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Clare Torry is the 989th most popular singer (down from 944th in 2019), the 2,939th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,904th in 2019) and the 109th most popular Singer.

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  • 1.1M

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  • 48.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Clare Torry ranks 989 out of 3,528Before her are Marc Almond, Mississippi John Hurt, Kirsti Sparboe, Pierre Gaveaux, Adam Lambert, and Lill Lindfors. After her are Helene Fischer, Inge Borkh, Ethel Waters, Désirée Artôt, Sumi Jo, and Claudia Muzio.

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Among people born in 1947, Clare Torry ranks 365Before her are Albert Brooks, André Wilms, Michael Ignatieff, Camille Paglia, Michael Gross, and Darlene Cates. After her are Tiit Vähi, Robert Kerman, Lee Kerslake, David Mamet, Nolan Ryan, and Irmgard Möller.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Clare Torry ranks 2,939 out of 7,765Before her are Dave Legeno (1963), Christopher Cradock (1862), Ian Wright (1963), John Playfair (1748), Andy Goldsworthy (1956), and Rowland Hill (1795). After her are Princess Louisa of Great Britain (1749), Jimmy Gardner (1924), Edmund Purdom (1926), Donald Moffat (1930), Jeremy Northam (1961), and Lewis Fry Richardson (1881).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Clare Torry ranks 109Before her are Ice MC (1965), Roland Orzabal (1961), Gwyneth Jones (1936), Arthur Brown (1942), Margaret Price (1941), and Marc Almond (1957). After her are Paul Day (1956), Lonnie Donegan (1931), Chris Lowe (1959), Genesis P-Orridge (1950), Janet Baker (1933), and David Sylvian (1958).