Girija Devi

1929 - 2017

Girija Devi

Girija Devi (8 May 1929 – 24 October 2017) was an Indian classical singer of the Seniya and Banaras gharanas. She performed classical and light classical music and helped elevate the profile of thumri. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Girija Devi has received more than 215,880 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,186th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 220k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Girija Devi ranks 1,191 out of 3,001Before her are Helmut Lotti, Irina Allegrova, Jo Stafford, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Damien Rice, and Najwa Karam. After her are Barney McKenna, Norman Greenbaum, Lou Gramm, Richard Bona, Helen Reddy, and Ani Lorak.

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Among people born in 1929, Girija Devi ranks 295Before her are Dick Button, Ferdinand Oyono, Birgitta Trotzig, Bert Stern, Ahmed Kathrada, and Kiki Håkansson. After her are Rajkumar, Ivor Allchurch, Elizabeth Spriggs, John Julius Norwich, Kiichirō Furukawa, and Desmond Hoyte. Among people deceased in 2017, Girija Devi ranks 339Before her are Geoff Nicholls, Robert Alt, Brunhilde Pomsel, Otto Warmbier, Julia Hartwig, and Charles P. Thacker. After her are Michele Scarponi, Mervyn Rose, Sam Panopoulos, Vinod Khanna, Gianuario Carta, and June Foray.

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In India

Among people born in India, Girija Devi ranks 445 out of 848Before her are Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1923), Nana Patekar (1951), Saif Ali Khan (1970), Mukesh (1923), Jayalalithaa (1948), and Purushottam Das Tandon (1882). After her are Venkaiah Naidu (1949), Oswald Gracias (1944), Sunny Deol (1956), Sheikh Abdullah (1905), Rajkumar (1929), and Zakir Hussain (1951).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Girija Devi ranks 10Before her are Asha Bhosle (1933), Kishore Kumar (1929), M. S. Subbulakshmi (1916), Bhimsen Joshi (1922), Manna Dey (1919), and Kumar Sanu (1957). After her are Peter Sarstedt (1941), Jagjit Singh (1941), Udit Narayan (1955), S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (null), K. J. Yesudas (1940), and Mahendra Kapoor (1934).

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