Freddy Quinn

1931 - Today

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Freddy Quinn (born Franz Eugen Helmut Manfred Nidl; 27 September 1931, in Niederfladnitz, Austria) 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 183,059 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Freddy Quinn is the 417th most popular singer (down from 414th in 2019), the 443rd most popular biography from Austria (down from 411th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Austrian Singer.

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  • 180k

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  • 65.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Freddy Quinn ranks 417 out of 3,541Before him are Salomé, Paul Robeson, Billy Preston, Natalie Cole, Taylor Swift, and Zdravko Čolić. After him are Thalía, Lara Fabian, Francis Rossi, Linda Ronstadt, Teddy Scholten, and Darío Moreno.

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Among people born in 1931, Freddy Quinn ranks 135Before him are Márta Mészáros, Neil Postman, George Maciunas, Sébastien Japrisot, Don Walsh, and Dries van Agt. After him are Igor Oistrakh, Uri Orlev, Joseph Joffo, David Wilkerson, Viliam Schrojf, and Lisbeth Palme.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Freddy Quinn ranks 443 out of 1,075Before him are Ivan Šubašić (1892), Neidhart von Reuental (1180), Christine Kaufmann (1945), Eduard Taaffe, 11th Viscount Taaffe (1833), Hans von Dohnanyi (1902), and Carl Schlechter (1874). After him are Traian Vuia (1872), Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein (1869), Marisa Mell (1939), Archduchess Maria Annunciata of Austria (1876), Hanns Albin Rauter (1895), and Franz König (1905).

Among SINGERS In Austria

Among singers born in Austria, Freddy Quinn ranks 4Before him are Falco (1957), Udo Jürgens (1934), and Mercédès Jellinek (1889). After him are Solomiya Krushelnytska (1872), Marianna Martines (1744), Conchita Wurst (1988), Walter Berry (1929), Hansi Hinterseer (1954), Anna von Mildenburg (1872), Amalie Materna (1844), and DJ Ötzi (1971).