Franzl Lang

1930 - 2015

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Franz "Franzl" Lang (28 December 1930 – 6 December 2015), known as the Yodel King (German: Jodlerkönig), was an alpine yodeller from Bavaria, Germany. Lang also sang and played the guitar and the accordion and appeared in several German films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franzl Lang has received more than 199,353 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Franzl Lang is the 265th most popular singer (up from 345th in 2019), the 1,438th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,605th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Singer.

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  • 67.78

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.27

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  • 1.83

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Among singers, Franzl Lang ranks 265 out of 3,541Before him are Psy, John Lydon, Barbara, Anthony Kiedis, Giuseppina Strepponi, and Eartha Kitt. After him are C. C. Catch, Zucchero Fornaciari, Christa Ludwig, Jussi Björling, Cass Elliot, and Hank Williams.

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Among people born in 1930, Franzl Lang ranks 113Before him are José Sarney, Son Sen, Toru Takemitsu, Barbara, Mary Quant, and John Frankenheimer. After him are Mauro Ramos, Sławomir Mrożek, Pavel Popovich, Anisa Makhlouf, Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, and Marion Zimmer Bradley. Among people deceased in 2015, Franzl Lang ranks 79Before him are Gabriele Ferzetti, Yaşar Kemal, Boris Nemtsov, Ornette Coleman, Diana Douglas, and Wayne Dyer. After him are Dettmar Cramer, Alfred G. Gilman, Patrick Macnee, Licio Gelli, Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria, and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franzl Lang ranks 1,438 out of 5,289Before him are Klaus Schulze (1947), Karl August Wittfogel (1896), Elizabeth of Carinthia, Queen of Germany (1262), Gottfried August Bürger (1747), Stéphane Hessel (1917), and Hermann Alexander Diels (1848). After him are Heidi Klum (1973), Dagmar of Bohemia (1186), Mechtilde (1241), Johann Bernhard Basedow (1723), Carl Heinrich Graun (1704), and Arnold Janssen (1837).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Franzl Lang ranks 13Before him are Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Nina Hagen (1955), Thomas Anders (1963), Nena (1960), and Tarkan (1972). After him are Christa Ludwig (1928), Wolf Biermann (1936), Heino (1938), Fancy (1946), Udo Dirkschneider (1952), and Fritz Wunderlich (1930).