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Cliff Richard

1940 - Today

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Sir Cliff Richard (born Harry Rodger Webb; 14 October 1940) is an English singer, musician, actor, and philanthropist who holds both British and Barbadian citizenship. He has sold more than 250 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He has total sales of over 21.5 million singles in the United Kingdom and is the third-top-selling artist in UK Singles Chart history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.Richard was originally marketed as a rebellious rock and roll singer in the style of Presley and Little Richard. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cliff Richard has received more than 5,108,952 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Cliff Richard is the 114th most popular musician (up from 126th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from India (up from 71st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Indian Musician.

Cliff Richard is most famous for being a singer. He has been singing since the 1950s and has had many hits on the charts.

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  • 5.1M

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  • 72.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Cliff Richard ranks 114 out of 2,675Before him are Barry Gibb, Amir Khusrow, Fernando Sor, Ritchie Valens, David Oistrakh, and Karl Thomas Mozart. After him are Ravi Shankar, Bill Evans, Neil Young, James Last, Till Lindemann, and Fritz Kreisler.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Cliff Richard ranks 47Before him are Dario Argento, Nancy Sinatra, Burhanuddin Rabbani, Anna Karina, Andrzej Żuławski, and Thomas Harris. After him are Dennis Tito, H. R. Giger, Eduardo Galeano, Tarō Asō, James Cromwell, and Raquel Welch.

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In India

Among people born in India, Cliff Richard ranks 61 out of 1,227Before him are Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856), Premchand (1880), Sri Aurobindo (1872), Amir Khusrow (1253), Vātsyāyana (300), and Meera (1498). After him are Ravi Shankar (1920), Ramana Maharshi (1879), Ram Nath Kovind (1945), Abdul Karim (1863), Aśvaghoṣa (80), and Harsha (590).

Among MUSICIANS In India

Among musicians born in India, Cliff Richard ranks 2Before him are Amir Khusrow (1253). After him are Ravi Shankar (1920), Pete Best (1941), Ram Narayan (1927), Tansen (1493), Bismillah Khan (1916), Christian Zacharias (1950), Barry Hay (1948), Hariprasad Chaurasia (1938), Ilaiyaraaja (1943), and Mehdi Hassan (1927).