Janet Baker

1933 - Today

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Dame Janet Abbott Baker (born 21 August 1933) is an English mezzo-soprano best known as an opera, concert, and lieder singer.She was particularly closely associated with baroque and early Italian opera and the works of Benjamin Britten. During her career, which spanned the 1950s to the 1980s, she was considered an outstanding singing actress and widely admired for her dramatic intensity, perhaps best represented in her famous portrayal as Dido, the tragic heroine of Berlioz's magnum opus, Les Troyens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janet Baker has received more than 309,985 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Janet Baker is the 1,068th most popular singer (up from 1,083rd in 2019), the 3,113th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,207th in 2019) and the 114th most popular Singer.

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Among singers, Janet Baker ranks 1,068 out of 3,528Before her are Nilla Pizzi, Genesis P-Orridge, Concha Piquer, Roy Eldridge, Miguel Ríos, and Kikki Danielsson. After her are Chava Alberstein, Xzibit, David Sylvian, Terence Trent D'Arby, Mady Mesplé, and Keith Urban.

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Among people born in 1933, Janet Baker ranks 282Before her are Nicholas Pileggi, Haruo Remeliik, Reiner Kunze, Bob Bondurant, Suchinda Kraprayoon, and Alfredo Landa. After her are Sergio Pitol, Otar Chiladze, Lou Rawls, Mark Zakharov, Jerry Buss, and László Kovács.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Janet Baker ranks 3,113 out of 7,765Before her are Genesis P-Orridge (1950), Thomas Francis Wade (1818), Ernest Starling (1866), Frank Wild (1873), Tanith Lee (1947), and George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718). After her are Jason Bonham (1966), David Dunbar Buick (1854), David Sylvian (1958), Steve Bloomer (1874), Richard Cobden (1804), and Verney Lovett Cameron (1844).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Janet Baker ranks 114Before her are Marc Almond (1957), Clare Torry (1947), Paul Day (1956), Lonnie Donegan (1931), Chris Lowe (1959), and Genesis P-Orridge (1950). After her are David Sylvian (1958), Nik Kershaw (1958), Gary Numan (1958), Emma Bunton (1976), Peter Sinfield (1943), and Alison Moyet (1961).