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Dolores O'Riordan

1971 - 2018

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Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan ( oh-REER-dən; 6 September 1971 – 15 January 2018) was an Irish singer, musician and songwriter. She was best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist for the alternative rock band the Cranberries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dolores O'Riordan has received more than 17,857,805 page views. Her biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Dolores O'Riordan is the 208th most popular musician (up from 248th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from Ireland (up from 54th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Irish Musician.

Dolores O'Riordan is most famous for being the lead singer of The Cranberries.

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  • 67

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  • 6.45

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  • 4.35

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Among musicians, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 208 out of 2,662Before her are Joe Satriani, Nelson Freire, Pete Seeger, Jean-Marie Leclair, Dinu Lipatti, and Klaus Nomi. After her are Snoop Dogg, Lenny Kravitz, Bill Haley, Dr. Alban, Pete Townshend, and Duff McKagan.

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Among people born in 1971, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 14Before her are Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Wahlberg, Winona Ryder, Jeremy Renner, Anna Netrebko, and Idina Menzel. After her are Snoop Dogg, Lance Armstrong, Ewan McGregor, Ricky Martin, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Vitali Klitschko. Among people deceased in 2018, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 54Before her are Joël Robuchon, Jean-Louis Tauran, Paul D. Boyer, Scott Wilson, Reynaldo Bignone, and Gérard Genette. After her are Shoko Asahara, Sondra Locke, Wim Kok, Osamu Shimomura, Gene Sharp, and Jalaluddin Haqqani.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 41 out of 501Before her are Brendan (484), Rory Gallagher (1948), Edmund the Martyr (841), Saint Gall (550), Eileen Gray (1878), and Iris Murdoch (1919). After her are Bertie Ahern (1951), Columba (521), Causantín mac Cináeda (836), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Richard Cantillon (1680), and Ethel Voynich (1864).

Among MUSICIANS In Ireland

Among musicians born in Ireland, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 3Before her are Bono (1960) and Rory Gallagher (1948). After her are Gilbert O'Sullivan (1946), Paddy Moloney (1938), Sally Oldfield (1947), Aphex Twin (1971), Ronnie Drew (1934), Moya Brennan (1952), Larry Mullen Jr. (1961), Louis Walsh (1952), and Sharon Corr (1970).

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