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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 264,738 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Janet Baker is the 1,086th most popular singer (up from 1,575th in 2019), the 3,210th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,814th in 2019) and the 119th most popular British Singer.

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  • 260k

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  • 59.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Janet Baker ranks 1,086 out of 3,541Before her are Solange Berry, Rita Ora, RedOne, Marc Almond, Dario Campeotto, and Jakob Dylan. After her are Mariza, Bob Hite, Pumpuang Duangjan, Gary Numan, Shaggy, and Jon Brion.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1933, Janet Baker ranks 292Before her are Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, Sergio Pitol, Theodore Roszak, Yukhym Zvyahilsky, Maurinho, and Conway Twitty. After her are Abdon Pamich, Valentina Rastvorova, Viktor Kapitonov, Maurizio Arena, René Felber, and Severino Poletto.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Janet Baker ranks 3,210 out of 6,924Before her are Zara Tindall (1981), Roy Urquhart (1901), Marc Almond (1957), Richard Seddon (1845), Peter Tait (1831), and Robert Lindsay (1890). After her are Paul Kennedy (1945), Jay Kay (1969), Seán Lester (1888), Matthew Goode (1978), George Edwards (1694), and John Fleming (1785).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Janet Baker ranks 119Before her are Aneka (1947), Nik Kershaw (1958), Sam Smith (1992), Gwyneth Jones (1936), David Sylvian (1958), and Marc Almond (1957). After her are Gary Numan (1958), Calvin Harris (1984), Biff Byford (1951), Simon Fuller (1960), Emma Bunton (1976), and Leo Sayer (1948).