Esma Redžepova

1943 - 2016

Esma Redžepova

Esma Redžepova-Teodosievska (Macedonian: Есма Реџепова-Теодосиевска; Macedonian pronunciation: [ˈɛsma rɛˈd͡ʒɛpɔva tɛɔdɔˈsiɛfska]; 8 August 1943 – 11 December 2016) was a Macedonian vocalist, songwriter, and humanitarian of Romani ethnicity. Because of her prolific repertoire, which included hundreds of songs, and because of her contribution to Roma culture and its promotion, she was nicknamed Queen of the Gypsies.She started to sing while she was a teenager in the 1950s, and her career spans over five decades. Her musical success was closely linked to her marriage with Stevo Teodosievski, who was a composer, arranger and director of a musical ensemble, the Ansambl Teodosievski. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Esma Redžepova has received more than 225,500 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 183rd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 59.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Esma Redžepova ranks 183 out of 3,001Before her are Ajda Pekkan, Lata Mangeshkar, Falco, Marie Fredriksson, Engelbert Humperdinck, and Bryan Ferry. After her are Omara Portuondo, Udo Jürgens, Petula Clark, Boris Christoff, David Coverdale, and Kyu Sakamoto.

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Among people born in 1943, Esma Redžepova ranks 66Before her are Ralph M. Steinman, Sam Shepard, Jerry Bruckheimer, Raffaella Carrà, Neale Donald Walsch, and Mariss Jansons. After her are Yohji Yamamoto, George Benson, Joni Mitchell, Ken Thompson, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Vint Cerf. Among people deceased in 2016, Esma Redžepova ranks 66Before her are Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Thomas Schelling, Junko Tabei, Patricio Aylwin, Toots Thielemans, and Yasuo Takamori. After her are Vera Rubin, Walter Kohn, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Lloyd Shapley, Gabriele Amorth, and Tony Burton.

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In North Macedonia

Among people born in North Macedonia, Esma Redžepova ranks 7 out of 57Before her are Justinian I (482), Mother Teresa (1910), Justin I (450), Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha (1635), Theodahad (480), and Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha (1637). After her are Dragoslav Šekularac (1937), Nexhmije Hoxha (1921), Fethi Okyar (1880), Gjorge Ivanov (1960), Ljubiša Samardžić (1936), and Boris Trajkovski (1956).

Among SINGERS In North Macedonia

Among singers born in North Macedonia, Esma Redžepova ranks 1After her are Kaliopi (1966), Toše Proeski (1981), Tijana Dapčević (1976), Karolina Gočeva (1980), Vlado Janevski (1960), Elena Risteska (1986), Vlatko Ilievski (1985), Jana Burčeska (1993), Vlatko Lozanoski (1985), Vrčak (null), and Adrian Gaxha (1984).