Corry Brokken

1932 - 2016

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Cornelia Maria "Corry" Brokken (3 December 1932 – 31 May 2016) was a Dutch singer, television presenter and jurist. In 1957, she won the second edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Net als toen", representing the Netherlands. Throughout her career, she scored a number of hits, sang in the popular Sleeswijk Revue with Snip en Snap, and had her own television show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Corry Brokken has received more than 114,279 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Corry Brokken is the 281st most popular singer (down from 217th in 2019), the 220th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 161st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Dutch Singer.

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  • 110k

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  • 67.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Corry Brokken ranks 281 out of 3,541Before her are Tereza Kesovija, DJ Khaled, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, Rod Evans, and Selena Gomez. After her are Anastacia, Beyoncé, Selena, Dusty Springfield, Asmahan, and Renata Scotto.

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Among people born in 1932, Corry Brokken ranks 101Before her are Ingemar Johansson, Rodion Shchedrin, Jean-Jacques Sempé, Robert Benton, Tatsuya Nakadai, and Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani. After her are Meir Kahane, Charly Gaul, Guillermo Mordillo, Paolo Villaggio, Carl Perkins, and Branko Lustig. Among people deceased in 2016, Corry Brokken ranks 93Before her are Thomas Luckmann, Ashraf Pahlavi, Lloyd Shapley, Queen Anne of Romania, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, and Guy Hamilton. After her are Anisa Makhlouf, Chris Amon, Thorbjörn Fälldin, Michu Meszaros, Mohamed Abdelaziz, and Ernst Nolte.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Corry Brokken ranks 220 out of 1,209Before her are Saskia Sassen (1947), Erwin Koeman (1961), Tiësto (1969), Joan Blaeu (1596), Johannes Heesters (1903), and Philips Wouwerman (1619). After her are Willem Mengelberg (1871), Gerard 't Hooft (1946), Gerard van Swieten (1700), William II, Duke of Bavaria (1365), Hendrik Verwoerd (1901), and Theo Jansen (1948).

Among SINGERS In Netherlands

Among singers born in Netherlands, Corry Brokken ranks 3Before her are Mariska Veres (1947) and C. C. Catch (1964). After her are Teddy Scholten (1926), Sharon den Adel (1974), Cristina Deutekom (1931), Floor Jansen (1981), George Baker (1944), Jetty Paerl (1921), Lenny Kuhr (1950), Heintje Simons (1955), and Willeke Alberti (1945).