Freddy Quinn

1931 - Today

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Freddy Quinn (born Franz Eugen Helmut Manfred Nidl; 27 September 1931) is an Austrian singer and actor whose popularity in the German-speaking world soared in the late 1950s and 1960s. As Hans Albers had done two generations before him, Quinn adopted the persona of the rootless wanderer who goes to sea but longs for a home, family and friends. Quinn's Irish family name comes from his Irish-born salesman father, Johann Quinn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Freddy Quinn has received more than 254,845 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Freddy Quinn is the 498th most popular singer (down from 419th in 2019), the 493rd most popular biography from Austria (down from 456th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 250k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.31

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Freddy Quinn ranks 498 out of 4,381Before him are Anette Olzon, John Lydon, Ali Farka Touré, Adolphe Nourrit, Halid Bešlić, and Zaz. After him are Tim Staffell, LP, Mohammed Rafi, Michael Bolton, Don McLean, and Haykanoush Danielyan.

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Among people born in 1931, Freddy Quinn ranks 158Before him are E. L. Doctorow, Guido de Marco, Claude Piron, Magali Noël, Carmen Dell'Orefice, and Shintaro Katsu. After him are Peter Collins, Mukaghali Makatayev, Cristina Deutekom, Adriana Asti, Heisuke Hironaka, and Umberto Lenzi.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Freddy Quinn ranks 493 out of 1,424Before him are Karl Menger (1902), Carl Djerassi (1923), Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein (1690), Ernst Krenek (1900), Archduchess Isabella Clara of Austria (1629), and Richard Gerstl (1883). After him are Frederick III, Duke of Austria (1347), Johann Nestroy (1801), Joseph Hellmesberger Jr. (1855), Robert Fuchs (1847), Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria (1576), and Clemens von Pirquet (1874).

Among SINGERS In Austria

Among singers born in Austria, Freddy Quinn ranks 3Before him are Falco (1957), and Udo Jürgens (1934). After him are Conchita Wurst (1988), Marianna Martines (1744), Johann Michael Vogl (1768), Walter Berry (1929), Caroline Unger (1803), Hansi Hinterseer (1954), Leonie Rysanek (1926), Anna von Mildenburg (1872), and Ferry Graf (1931).