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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's genre is German folk music; he typically sang in the Bavarian dialect of the rural Alpine regions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franzl Lang has received more than 263,046 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Franzl Lang is the 353rd most popular singer (down from 265th in 2019), the 1,804th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,438th in 2019) and the 19th most popular German Singer.

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  • 21

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  • 6.41

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Among singers, Franzl Lang ranks 353 out of 3,528Before him are Jon Anderson, Heino, Neil Sedaka, Sinéad O'Connor, Rubén Blades, and Joseph Kobzon. After him are Dave Evans, Sacha Distel, Ricky Nelson, Anastacia, Alizée, and Chris Brown.

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Among people born in 1930, Franzl Lang ranks 132Before him are Yves Rocher, Ruth Rendell, Mary Quant, Tony Lip, Akiyuki Nosaka, and Sergei Kovalev. After him are Frank McCourt, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Nguyễn Cao Kỳ, Anatoly Lukyanov, Igor Netto, and Dick Sargent. Among people deceased in 2015, Franzl Lang ranks 89Before him are Yaşar Kemal, Eldar Ryazanov, Licio Gelli, Ruth Rendell, Chantal Akerman, and Akiyuki Nosaka. After him are Rose Francine Rogombé, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Philippe Honoré, André Brink, Kenzo Ohashi, and John Guillermin.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franzl Lang ranks 1,804 out of 6,142Before him are Simon Mayr (1763), Hans Globke (1898), Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667), Heinz Hitler (1920), Alfred Hettner (1859), and Berthold, Margrave of Baden (1906). After him are Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1721), Prince Georg of Bavaria (1880), Jordan of Saxony (1190), Igor Mitoraj (1944), Georges J. F. Köhler (1946), and Karl Leopold, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1678).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Franzl Lang ranks 19Before him are Christa Ludwig (1928), Fancy (1946), Wolf Biermann (1936), Tarkan (1972), Udo Dirkschneider (1952), and Heino (1938). After him are Fritz Wunderlich (1930), Gundula Janowitz (1937), Carlos Marín (1968), Heidi Brühl (1942), Michael Kiske (1968), and Walter Andreas Schwarz (1913).