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Glen Hansard

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Glen Hansard (born 21 April 1970) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and actor. Since 1990, he has been the frontman of the Irish rock band The Frames, with whom he has released six studio albums, four of which have charted in the top ten of the Irish Album Charts. In the 2000s, he was one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season before releasing his debut solo album, Rhythm and Repose, in 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glen Hansard has received more than 2,399,000 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Glen Hansard is the 2,054th most popular singer (down from 1,946th in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 318th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Irish Singer.

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  • 2.4M

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  • 39.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Glen Hansard ranks 2,054 out of 3,528Before him are Hayley Williams, Martika, Salvatore Licitra, Lydia Lunch, Myriam Fares, and The D.O.C.. After him are Marta Sánchez, Chuck D, Rag'n'Bone Man, David Ruffin, William DuVall, and Aysel Teymurzadeh.

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Among people born in 1970, Glen Hansard ranks 374Before him are Natasha Gregson Wagner, Radoslav Látal, Nathalie Arthaud, Régine Cavagnoud, Dave Eggers, and Rob Riggle. After him are Daniel Borimirov, Gaston Taument, Naoko Yamazaki, Sean Hayes, Ricco Groß, and Amy Jo Johnson.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Glen Hansard ranks 335 out of 501Before him are Jack Lynch (1917), Dave Allen (1936), Geoffrey Keating (1569), Patrick Kavanagh (1904), Shay Given (1976), and Sheamus (1978). After him are Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (1116), Seán Lemass (1899), Damien Duff (1979), Mary Proctor (1862), James Cecil Parke (1881), and Nicky Byrne (1978).

Among SINGERS In Ireland

Among singers born in Ireland, Glen Hansard ranks 14Before him are Andrea Corr (1974), Róisín Murphy (1973), Charlie McGettigan (1950), Niall Horan (1993), Stephen Gately (1976), and Christy Moore (1945). After him are Nicky Byrne (1978), Paul Harrington (1960), Shane Filan (1979), Niamh Kavanagh (1968), Mary Black (1955), and Hozier (1990).

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