SINGER

France Gall

1947 - 2018

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Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall (French pronunciation: ​[izabɛl ʒənvjɛv maʁi an gal]; 9 October 1947 – 7 January 2018), known professionally as France Gall, was a French yé-yé singer. In 1965, aged 17, she won the Eurovision Song Contest for Luxembourg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of France Gall has received more than 1,156,629 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). France Gall is the 96th most popular singer (down from 85th in 2019), the 681st most popular biography from France (down from 666th in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Singer.

France Gall is most famous for her song "Poupee de cire, poupee de son" ("Wax Doll, Rag Doll") which was a hit in 1965.

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  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, France Gall ranks 96 out of 3,541Before her are Gwen Stefani, Kenny Rogers, Lys Assia, Diana Ross, Mercedes Sosa, and Morrissey. After her are Yma Sumac, Mirella Freni, Donna Summer, Roy Orbison, Rihanna, and Robin Gibb.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1947, France Gall ranks 30Before her are Farrah Fawcett, Paco de Lucía, Salman Rushdie, Glenn Close, Gigliola Cinquetti, and Herman Van Rompuy. After her are Sam Neill, Josep Borrell, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Rob Rensenbrink, Gloria Gaynor, and James Woods. Among people deceased in 2018, France Gall ranks 22Before her are Paul Bocuse, Stephen Hillenburg, Peter Grünberg, Burt Reynolds, Lys Assia, and Paul Allen. After her are Billy Graham, Jin Yong, Robert Venturi, Ursula K. Le Guin, Arto Paasilinna, and Francis Lai.

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In France

Among people born in France, France Gall ranks 681 out of 5,234Before her are François-André Danican Philidor (1726), Caroline Bonaparte (1782), Éliphas Lévi (1810), Louis Malle (1932), Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron (1799), and Claude of France (1547). After her are Clotilde (475), Edmond Rostand (1868), Robert Bresson (1901), Anne of Foix-Candale (1484), Catherine of Valois (1401), and Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy (1847).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, France Gall ranks 7Before her are Édith Piaf (1915), Charles Aznavour (1924), Serge Gainsbourg (1928), Mireille Mathieu (1946), Carlos Gardel (1890), and Johnny Hallyday (1943). After her are Françoise Hardy (1944), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Maria Malibran (1808), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Charles Trenet (1913), and Georges Brassens (1921).