Gloria Gaynor

1947 - Today

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Gloria Gaynor (née Fowles; born September 7, 1943) is an American singer, best known for the disco era hits "I Will Survive" (1978), "Let Me Know (I Have a Right)" (1979), "I Am What I Am" (1983), and her version of "Never Can Say Goodbye" (1974). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gloria Gaynor has received more than 1,810,817 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Gloria Gaynor is the 110th most popular singer (up from 134th in 2019), the 716th most popular biography from United States (up from 871st in 2019) and the 45th most popular American Singer.

Gloria Gaynor is most famous for her song "I Will Survive" which was written as a response to the death of her friend.

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Among singers, Gloria Gaynor ranks 110 out of 3,541Before her are Alla Pugacheva, Françoise Hardy, Harry Belafonte, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, and Klaus Meine. After her are Georges Moustaki, Teresa Teng, Enya, Paul Anka, Anna Netrebko, and Carmen Miranda.

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Among people born in 1947, Gloria Gaynor ranks 35Before her are Herman Van Rompuy, France Gall, Sam Neill, Josep Borrell, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and Rob Rensenbrink. After her are James Woods, Jonathan Pryce, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Michio Kaku, Kevin Kline, and César Gaviria.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gloria Gaynor ranks 716 out of 15,968Before her are William Saroyan (1908), Kim Novak (1933), Tippi Hedren (1930), Martin Lewis Perl (1927), William T. G. Morton (1819), and Anne Sullivan (1866). After her are W. Edwards Deming (1900), Don Johnson (1949), Dorothea Lange (1895), Margaret Brown (1867), John Howard Northrop (1891), and Ben Roy Mottelson (1926).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Gloria Gaynor ranks 45Before her are Kenny Rogers (1938), Diana Ross (1944), Donna Summer (1948), Roy Orbison (1936), John Lee Hooker (1917), and Harry Belafonte (1927). After her are Kris Kristofferson (1936), Jon Bon Jovi (1962), Billy Joel (1949), Ben E. King (1938), Suzi Quatro (1950), and Otis Redding (1941).

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