Geoffrey Oryema

1953 - 2018

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Geoffrey Oryema (16 April 1953 – 22 June 2018) was a Ugandan musician. In 1977 after the murder of his father, Erinayo Wilson Oryema, who was a cabinet minister in the government of Idi Amin, he began his life in exile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geoffrey Oryema has received more than 274,071 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Geoffrey Oryema is the 1,572nd most popular singer (down from 1,513th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Uganda and the most popular Ugandan Singer.

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  • 270k

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  • 55.51

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 1,572 out of 3,541Before him are Martin Solveig, Garth Brooks, Dulce María, Chris Barnes, Jonathan Richman, and Kendrick Lamar. After him are Seo Taiji, Grethe Kausland, Karita Mattila, Ilse DeLange, Porter Wagoner, and David Bisbal.

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Among people born in 1953, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 373Before him are Raúl Ramírez, Ricky Steamboat, Kenneth Rogoff, John Edwards, David Thompson, and Afonso Dhlakama. After him are Paweł Janas, Derek Daly, Kevin Nealon, Shōichi Nakagawa, Bernd Dürnberger, and Lucinda Williams. Among people deceased in 2018, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 386Before him are Ken Berry, Gardner Dozois, Thomas Bopp, Momoko Sakura, Afonso Dhlakama, and Susan Anspach. After him are Nikolai Volkoff, Emil Wolf, Daniel Akaka, Al Matthews, Albin Vidović, and Carlo Vanzina.

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In Uganda

Among people born in Uganda, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 18 out of 35Before him are Danny Faure (1962), Ruhakana Rugunda (1947), Apolo Nsibambi (1940), Paulo Muwanga (1924), Scott Hicks (1953), and Shekhar Mehta (1945). After him are Emmanuel Wamala (1926), Phill Lewis (1968), Florence Kasumba (1976), Pione Sisto (1995), Amama Mbabazi (1949), and David Kato (1964).

Among SINGERS In Uganda

Among singers born in Uganda, Geoffrey Oryema ranks 1

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