SINGER

Fairuz

1935 - Today

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Nouhad Wadie' Haddad (Arabic: نهاد وديع حداد‎; born November 20, 1934), known as Fairuz (Arabic: فيروز), also spelled Fairouz, Feyrouz or Fayrouz, is a Lebanese singer. She is considered by many as one of the leading vocalists and most famous singers in the history of the Arab world. Fairuz is considered the musical icon of Lebanon, and popularly known as "the soul of Lebanon"[9], comparable to Edith Piaf in France, Elvis Presley in the United States and Lys Assia in Switzerland.Fairuz began her musical career as a teenager at the national radio station in Lebanon in the late 1940s as a chorus member. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fairuz has received more than 1,235,798 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Fairuz is the 75th most popular singer (up from 100th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 9th in 2019) and the most popular Lebanese Singer.

Fairuz is most famous for her voice and singing style.

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  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Fairuz ranks 75 out of 3,541. Before her are Ian Gillan, Billie Holiday, Johnny Hallyday, Florence Foster Jenkins, Karel Gott, and Bonnie Tyler. After her are Miriam Makeba, Amália Rodrigues, Steven Tyler, Nancy Sinatra, Bing Crosby, and Domenico Modugno.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Fairuz ranks 24Before her are Kenzaburō Ōe, Edward Said, Françoise Sagan, Theo Angelopoulos, John Cazale, and Ágota Kristóf. After her are Bibi Andersson, Omar Sívori, Faisal II of Iraq, Mercedes Sosa, Mirella Freni, and Gherman Titov.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Fairuz ranks 12 out of 119. Before her are Ahab (-900), Keanu Reeves (1964), Porphyry (233), Rafic Hariri (1944), Charbel Makhlouf (1828), and Christina of Bolsena (210). After her are Ulpian (170), Amin Maalouf (1949), Émile Lahoud (1936), Hiram I (-1000), Eusebius of Nicomedia (280), and Rashid Rida (1865).

Among SINGERS In Lebanon

Among singers born in Lebanon, Fairuz ranks 1After her are Sabah (1927), Gazebo (1960), Wadih El Safi (1921), Nancy Ajram (1983), Majida El Roumi (1956), Elissa (1972), Maher Zain (1981), Layal Abboud (1982), Najwa Karam (1966), Cyrine Abdelnour (1977), and Nawal Al Zoghbi (1971).

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