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Gangubai Hangal

1913 - 2009

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Gangubai Hangal (5 March 1913 – 21 July 2009) was an Indian singer of the khayal genre of Hindustani classical music from Karnataka, who was known for her deep and powerful voice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gangubai Hangal has received more than 245,324 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Gangubai Hangal is the 1,459th most popular singer (down from 1,251st in 2019), the 579th most popular biography from India and the 15th most popular Indian Singer.

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  • 250k

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  • 56.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Gangubai Hangal ranks 1,459 out of 3,541Before her are John Farnham, Jagjit Singh, Arsenie Todiraș, Xavier Naidoo, Caro Emerald, and Jorge Drexler. After her are S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Natasha Korolyova, Sheila E., Toni Basil, Billy Eckstine, and Nikka Costa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1913, Gangubai Hangal ranks 265Before her are Martial Célestin, Amado Azar, Masaji Kiyokawa, Betty Field, Michael Foot, and Frank Swift. After her are Bernard Lovell, Theo Helfrich, François Bourbotte, Sammy Cahn, Red Skelton, and Maria Kwaśniewska. Among people deceased in 2009, Gangubai Hangal ranks 267Before her are Umaga, József Sákovics, H. C. Robbins Landon, Frank Vandenbroucke, Lloyd Ruby, and Wayne Allwine. After her are The Rev, Gayatri Devi, I. J. Good, Francisco Valdés, John Martyn, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick.

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In India

Among people born in India, Gangubai Hangal ranks 579 out of 1,227Before her are Raja Ramanna (1925), Vijay Amritraj (1953), Juhi Chawla (1967), Zeenat Aman (1951), Jagjit Singh (1941), and Nitish Kumar (1951). After her are S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946), Telesphore Toppo (1939), Ela Bhatt (1933), BP Koirala (1914), Raj Reddy (1937), and Zakir Hussain (1951).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Gangubai Hangal ranks 15Before her are Bhimsen Joshi (1922), Ali Akbar Khan (1922), Hemanta Mukherjee (1920), Peter Sarstedt (1941), Girija Devi (1929), and Jagjit Singh (1941). After her are S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946), Jasraj (1930), K. J. Yesudas (1940), Udit Narayan (1955), Usha Mangeshkar (1935), and Begum Akhtar (1914).