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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 2,285,787 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Gloria Gaynor is the 97th most popular singer (up from 110th in 2019), the 620th most popular biography from United States (up from 716th in 2019) and the 36th 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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  • 53

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  • 6.85

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  • 3.74

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Among singers, Gloria Gaynor ranks 97 out of 3,528Before her are Meat Loaf, Yma Sumac, Robin Gibb, Morrissey, Robert Plant, and Mercedes Sosa. After her are Donna Summer, Alla Pugacheva, Gigliola Cinquetti, Enya, Nina Hagen, and Jenny Lind.

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Among people born in 1947, Gloria Gaynor ranks 37Before her are Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Ali Abdullah Saleh, France Gall, Farrah Fawcett, Herman Van Rompuy, and Meat Loaf. After her are Gigliola Cinquetti, Michio Kaku, Ronnie Wood, Richard Griffiths, Zahi Hawass, and Linda B. Buck.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gloria Gaynor ranks 620 out of 18,182Before her are Harold Lasswell (1902), Buddy Holly (1936), Priscilla Presley (1945), Rod Steiger (1925), Ron Perlman (1950), and Francis Gary Powers (1929). After her are Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Charles Greeley Abbot (1872), Ted Kennedy (1932), Jeff Goldblum (1952), Donna Summer (1948), and Telly Savalas (1922).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Gloria Gaynor ranks 36Before her are Prince (1958), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Steven Tyler (1948), Gwen Stefani (1969), Art Garfunkel (1941), and Meat Loaf (1947). After her are Donna Summer (1948), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Bing Crosby (1903), Roy Orbison (1936), Dolly Parton (1946), and Marvin Gaye (1939).

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