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Elza Soares

1930 - 2022

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Elza da Conceição Soares (née Gomes; 23 June 1930 – 20 January 2022), known professionally as Elza Soares (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈɛwzɐ ˈswaɾis]), was a Brazilian samba singer. In 1999, she was named Singer of the Millennium along with Tina Turner by BBC Radio.Elza was deemed dangerous by the Military dictatorship in Brazil (1964–1985), and in 1970 her house in the Jardim Botânico neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro, was machine-gunned by regime agents. Inside were her partner Garrincha and their children. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elza Soares has received more than 361,323 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Elza Soares is the 252nd most popular singer, the 85th most popular biography from Brazil and the 3rd most popular Brazilian Singer.

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  • 360k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Elza Soares ranks 252 out of 3,528Before her are Nicolai Gedda, Frida Boccara, Psy, Rashid Behbudov, John Fogerty, and Lucia Popp. After her are Barbara, Kim Wilde, Sonny Bono, Johnny Logan, Hank Williams, and Teresa Berganza.

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Among people born in 1930, Elza Soares ranks 96Before her are Ed White, Frank Drake, Choe Yong-rim, Toru Takemitsu, Itamar Franco, and Rod Taylor. After her are Barbara, Ornette Coleman, Martin Karplus, Sławomir Mrożek, Hilderaldo Bellini, and Robert Loggia. Among people deceased in 2022, Elza Soares ranks 86Before her are Leonid Kuravlyov, Frank Drake, Gary Brooker, Kirstie Alley, Olga Szabó-Orbán, and Cüneyt Arkın. After her are Teresa Berganza, Edward C. Prescott, Toshiki Kaifu, Boris Pahor, Jozef Tomko, and Saul Kripke.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Elza Soares ranks 85 out of 2,067Before her are Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Anita Garibaldi (1821), Paulo Mendes da Rocha (1928), Peter Medawar (1915), and Sônia Braga (1950). After her are Emílio Garrastazu Médici (1905), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Hilderaldo Bellini (1930), Leonardo Boff (1938), Chico Buarque (1944), and Florinda Bolkan (1941).

Among SINGERS In Brazil

Among singers born in Brazil, Elza Soares ranks 3Before her are Roberto Carlos (1941) and Astrud Gilberto (1940). After her are Elis Regina (1945), Loalwa Braz (1953), Gal Costa (1945), Maria Bethânia (1946), Jorge Ben (1942), Naná Vasconcelos (1944), Luiz Gonzaga (1912), Flora Purim (1942), and Michel Teló (1981).

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