Claude François

1939 - 1978

Claude François

Claude Antoine Marie François (French pronunciation: ​[klod ɑ̃twan maʁi fʁɑ̃swa]; 1 February 1939 – 11 March 1978), also known by the nickname Cloclo, was a French pop singer, composer, songwriter, music producer, drummer and dancer. François co-wrote the lyrics of "Comme d'habitude" (composed by Jacques Revaux and himself), the original version of "My Way" and composed the music of "Parce que je t'aime mon enfant", the original version of "My Boy". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude François has received more than 587,011 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 110th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 590k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Claude François ranks 110 out of 3,001Before him are Alla Pugacheva, Carmen Miranda, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Nancy Sinatra, Tom Jones, and Diana Ross. After him are Teresa Teng, Françoise Hardy, Robin Gibb, Gilbert Bécaud, Eros Ramazzotti, and Georges Brassens.

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Among people born in 1939, Claude François ranks 32Before him are Richard Kiel, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, Tzvetan Todorov, John Cleese, and F. Murray Abraham. After him are Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Henry Mintzberg, Wes Craven, Michael Cimino, Ray Manzarek, and João Bernardo Vieira. Among people deceased in 1978, Claude François ranks 28Before him are Ronnie Peterson, Jim Jones, Harold Lasswell, Houari Boumédiène, Ed Wood, and Mohammed Daoud Khan. After him are Vincent du Vigneaud, Norman Rockwell, Jomo Kenyatta, Harvey Milk, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, and Roger Caillois.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Claude François ranks 128 out of 432Before him are Ramesses IX (-1150), Macarius of Egypt (300), Intef I (-2200), Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138), Kiya (-1400), and Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani (1372). After him are Mentuhotep III (-2050), Ahmose-Nefertari (-1562), Sosigenes of Alexandria (-80), Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951), Smendes (-1200), and Hemiunu (-2500).

Among SINGERS In Egypt

Among singers born in Egypt, Claude François ranks 5Before him are Dalida (1933), Demis Roussos (1946), Umm Kulthum (1898), and Georges Moustaki (1934). After him are Mohammed Abdel Wahab (1901), Amr Diab (1961), Richard Anthony (1938), and Guy Béart (1930).

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