Frankie Lymon

1942 - 1968

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Franklin Joseph Lymon (September 30, 1942 – February 27, 1968) was an American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, best known as the boy soprano lead singer of the New York City-based early rock and roll group The Teenagers. The group was composed of five boys, all in their early to mid-teens. The original lineup of the Teenagers, an integrated group, included three African-American members, Frankie Lymon, Jimmy Merchant, and Sherman Garnes; and two Puerto Rican members, Joe Negroni and Herman Santiago. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frankie Lymon has received more than 2,369,128 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Frankie Lymon is the 1,595th most popular singer (up from 1,678th in 2019), the 8,816th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,307th in 2019) and the 455th most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Frankie Lymon ranks 1,595 out of 3,541Before him are Emilíana Torrini, Sandra Nasić, Magnus Uggla, Eleni Foureira, Emmelie de Forest, and Hélène Ségara. After him are Fontella Bass, Loleatta Holloway, Brad Delp, Noemi, Dao Bandon, and Concha Buika.

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Among people born in 1942, Frankie Lymon ranks 484Before him are Ingrid Becker, Susan Anspach, Mamoni Raisom Goswami, Per Stig Møller, Charlie Rose, and Bernd Kannenberg. After him are Asha Parekh, Al Matthews, Lyle Campbell, Colin Groves, Robert Weinberg, and Jürgen Kissner. Among people deceased in 1968, Frankie Lymon ranks 197Before him are Carl Bertilsson, Ilias Tsirimokos, Little Willie John, Tim Ahearne, Øystein Ore, and Virginia Weidler. After him are Paul Radmilovic, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Virginia Valli, Horace Gould, Dennis O'Keefe, and Bea Benaderet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frankie Lymon ranks 8,816 out of 15,968Before him are Patsy Ruth Miller (1904), Theodore Roethke (1908), Ricardo Cortez (1900), Mark Valley (1964), Marissa Mayer (1975), and Kieran Culkin (1982). After him are Chris Bosh (1984), Kenneth Rexroth (1905), Fontella Bass (1940), Anthony Lake (1939), Lowell Sherman (1888), and Wally Ris (1924).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Frankie Lymon ranks 455Before him are Porter Wagoner (1927), Mississippi Fred McDowell (1906), Johnny Ace (1929), MC Ren (1969), Eddy Arnold (1918), and Charlie Dominici (1951). After him are Fontella Bass (1940), Loleatta Holloway (1946), Brad Delp (1951), Lucinda Williams (1953), C. J. Ramone (1965), and Roy Acuff (1903).