1935 - Today


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 Arab world. Fairuz is considered the musical icon of Lebanon, 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 1,181,506 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 99th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Fairuz ranks 99 out of 3,001Before her are Rihanna, Mercedes Sosa, John Lee Hooker, Bing Crosby, Dolly Parton, and Donna Summer. After her are Peter Gabriel, Astrud Gilberto, Georges Moustaki, Gigliola Cinquetti, Alla Pugacheva, and Carmen Miranda.

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Among people born in 1935, Fairuz ranks 29Before her are John Cazale, Isao Takahata, Gherman Titov, Mercedes Sosa, Omar Sívori, and Faisal II of Iraq. After her are Omar Bongo, Jerry Lee Lewis, Artur Rasizade, Harrison Schmitt, Miroslav Blažević, and Danilo Kiš.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Fairuz ranks 9 out of 87Before her are Ahab (-900), Porphyry (233), Keanu Reeves (1964), Ulpian (170), Michel Aoun (1935), and Charbel Makhlouf (1828). After her are Rafic Hariri (1944), Hiram I (-1000), Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir (1920), Amin Maalouf (1949), Rashid Rida (1865), and Eusebius of Nicomedia (280).

Among SINGERS In Lebanon

Among singers born in Lebanon, Fairuz ranks 1After her are Sabah (1927), Gazebo (1960), Nancy Ajram (1983), Elissa (1972), Maher Zain (1981), Najwa Karam (1966), Layal Abboud (1982), Myriam Fares (1983), and Aline Lahoud (1981).