Françoise Hardy

1944 - Today

Françoise Hardy

Françoise Madeleine Hardy (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɑ̃swaz madlɛn aʁdi]; born 17 January 1944) is a French singer-songwriter. She made her musical debut in the early 1960s on Disques Vogue and found immediate success with her song "Tous les garçons et les filles". As a leading figure of the yé-yé movement, Hardy "found herself at the very forefront of the French music scene" and became "France's most exportable female singing star", recording in various languages, appearing in movies, touring throughout Europe, and gaining plaudits from musicians such as Bob Dylan, Miles Davis and Mick Jagger. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Françoise Hardy has received more than 1,242,021 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 112th most popular singer.

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  • 1.2M

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  • 63.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Françoise Hardy ranks 112 out of 3,001Before her are Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Nancy Sinatra, Tom Jones, Diana Ross, Claude François, and Teresa Teng. After her are Robin Gibb, Gilbert Bécaud, Eros Ramazzotti, Georges Brassens, Šaban Šaulić, and Yma Sumac.

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Among people born in 1944, Françoise Hardy ranks 34Before her are Alan Parker, Angela Davis, Sepp Maier, Diana Ross, Vojislav Koštunica, and Tony Scott. After her are Dzhokhar Dudayev, Dietrich Mateschitz, Rajiv Gandhi, Rafic Hariri, Danny DeVito, and Jean-Pierre Léaud.

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In France

Among people born in France, Françoise Hardy ranks 772 out of 4,109Before her are Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540), Jean Giraud (1938), Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (1676), Robert Doisneau (1912), Arnaut Daniel (1150), and Louis Malle (1932). After her are Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857), Jean Dausset (1916), Maurice Blanchot (1907), Richard II, Duke of Normandy (963), Paul Reynaud (1878), and Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Françoise Hardy ranks 9Before her are Serge Gainsbourg (1928), Mireille Mathieu (1946), Johnny Hallyday (1943), Carlos Gardel (1890), France Gall (1947), and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974). After her are Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Georges Brassens (1921), Manu Chao (1961), Maria Malibran (1808), Charles Trenet (1913), and Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737).

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