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Pierre Garand (born 26 June 1972), known by his stage name Garou (a diminutive of his last name "Garand"), is a Canadian singer and entertainer from Sherbrooke, Québec. He is known for his work in the musical Notre-Dame de Paris (playing Quasimodo in both the original French and English casts) and the No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Garou has received more than 56,340 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Garou is the 978th most popular singer (down from 877th in 2019), the 265th most popular biography from Canada (down from 248th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Canadian Singer.

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  • 56k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Garou ranks 978 out of 3,528Before him are Sami Yusuf, Mark Tornillo, Arthur Brown, Dimash Kudaibergen, RedOne, and Suraphol Sombatcharoen. After him are Margaret Price, Aino Ackté, Little Walter, Hoagy Carmichael, Marc Almond, and Mississippi John Hurt.

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Among people born in 1972, Garou ranks 105Before him are Sami Al-Jaber, Yoo Jae-suk, Steve McManaman, Gulnara Karimova, RedOne, and Audrey Azoulay. After him are Leslie Mann, Ari Behn, Trine Dyrholm, Jason O'Mara, Christophe Dugarry, and Sandra Kim.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Garou ranks 265 out of 1,350Before him are James LaBrie (1963), Colleen Dewhurst (1924), Patricia Churchland (1943), Michael Wincott (1958), Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661), and Michael Ignatieff (1947). After him are Paul Bley (1932), John Abbott (1821), Lothaire Bluteau (1957), Henry Czerny (1959), Henri Richard (1936), and Hal Foster (1892).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Garou ranks 15Before him are Nelly Furtado (1978), Shawn Mendes (1998), Michael Bublé (1975), Alanis Morissette (1974), Jon Vickers (1926), and James LaBrie (1963). After him are George London (1920), Peaches (1966), Gordon Lightfoot (1938), The Weeknd (1990), Terry Jacks (1944), and Feist (1976).

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