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Dusty Springfield

1939 - 1999

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Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), better known by her stage name Dusty Springfield, was an English singer. With her distinctive mezzo-soprano sound, she was a popular singer of blue-eyed soul, pop and dramatic ballads, with French chanson, country, and jazz also in her repertoire. During her 1960s peak, she ranked among the most successful British female performers on both sides of the Atlantic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dusty Springfield has received more than 7,521,570 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Dusty Springfield is the 328th most popular singer (down from 285th in 2019), the 1,270th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,178th in 2019) and the 46th most popular British Singer.

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  • 7.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Dusty Springfield ranks 328 out of 3,528Before her are Tarja Turunen, Justin Timberlake, Elis Regina, Youssou N'Dour, Justin Bieber, and Basshunter. After her are Christina Aguilera, Anggun, Joey Ramone, Linda Ronstadt, Eric Adams, and Seal.

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Among people born in 1939, Dusty Springfield ranks 107Before her are Ruggero Deodato, John O'Keefe, Ginger Baker, Jean Djorkaeff, Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria, and Grace Slick. After her are Warda Al-Jazairia, Marco Bellocchio, Jānis Lūsis, Ali Mahdi Muhammad, Mark Margolis, and Seamus Heaney. Among people deceased in 1999, Dusty Springfield ranks 60Before her are João Figueiredo, André Martinet, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Gyula Zsengellér, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Alfredo Kraus. After her are David Ogilvy, Barış Manço, Saul Steinberg, DeForest Kelley, Charlotte Perriand, and Moondog.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dusty Springfield ranks 1,270 out of 7,765Before her are Thomas Reid (1710), George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon (1827), Alexander Mackenzie (1764), William Stuart-Houston (1911), Thomas Simpson (1710), and Robert Fludd (1574). After her are Joseph Paxton (1803), Michael Ventris (1922), Roger Williamson (1948), Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565), Adrian Smith (1957), and Alexander McQueen (1969).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Dusty Springfield ranks 46Before her are Marc Bolan (1947), Alan Lancaster (1949), Boy George (1961), David Byron (1947), Victoria Beckham (1974), and Vera Lynn (1917). After her are Seal (1963), Jon Anderson (1944), Dave Evans (1953), Malcolm McLaren (1946), Black (1962), and Maggie Reilly (1956).