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 musician, singer and songwriter. She was best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist for the alternative rock band the Cranberries. O'Riordan had one of the most recognisable voices in rock in the 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dolores O'Riordan has received more than 15,225,410 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Dolores O'Riordan is the 248th most popular musician (up from 264th in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 49th 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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  • 4.31

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Among musicians, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 248 out of 2,675Before her are Franz Berwald, Lars Ulrich, Alan Parsons, Scott McKenzie, Jaco Pastorius, and Lenny Kravitz. After her are Mike Portnoy, Snoop Dogg, Sidney Bechet, José Feliciano, Amy Winehouse, and Liberace.

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Among people born in 1971, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 15Before her are Winona Ryder, Jeremy Renner, Idina Menzel, Mark Wahlberg, Kim Jong-nam, and Ewan McGregor. After her are Snoop Dogg, Lance Armstrong, Fabien Barthez, Andy Whitfield, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Selena. Among people deceased in 2018, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 67Before her are Ruud Lubbers, Anthony Bourdain, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Oskar Gröning, and Gene Sharp. After her are John Gavin, Paul D. Boyer, Osamu Shimomura, Samir Amin, Tom Wolfe, and Aaron Klug.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Dolores O'Riordan ranks 54 out of 460Before her are Saint Gall (550), Ernest Walton (1903), Bernard Lee (1908), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Richard Cantillon (1680), and James Ussher (1581). After her are Edward England (1685), Eileen Gray (1878), Sheridan Le Fanu (1814), John Toland (1670), Thomas Moore (1779), and J. D. Bernal (1901).

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 Sally Oldfield (1947), Gilbert O'Sullivan (1946), Moya Brennan (1952), Aphex Twin (1971), Ronnie Drew (1934), Larry Mullen Jr. (1961), Louis Walsh (1952), Sharon Corr (1970), and Paddy Moloney (1938).

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