1930 - 2020

Photo of Jasraj

Icon of person Jasraj

Pandit Jasraj (28 January 1930 – 17 August 2020) was an Indian classical vocalist, belonging to the Mewati gharana (musical apprenticeship lineage). His musical career spanned 75 years resulting in national and international fame, respect and numerous major awards and accolades. His legacy includes memorable performances of classical and semi-classical vocal music, classical and devotional music, albums and film soundtracks, innovations in various genres including Haveli Sangeeth and popularizing the Mewati Gharana - a school of thought in Hindustani classical music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jasraj has received more than 782,784 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Jasraj is the 1,469th most popular singer, the 589th most popular biography from India and the 17th most popular Indian Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 780k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jasrajs by language


Among singers, Jasraj ranks 1,469 out of 3,541Before him are Toni Basil, Billy Eckstine, Nikka Costa, Lindsey Stirling, Daniel Powter, and Chris Fehn. After him are Carlos Mendes, Marty Robbins, Ewan MacColl, K. J. Yesudas, Anahí, and Gilda.

Most Popular Singers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1930, Jasraj ranks 423Before him are Taina Elg, Mervyn Rose, Blue Mitchell, Alan Oppenheimer, Barkat Gourad Hamadou, and Bernard Collomb. After him are Nikolai Puchkov, Mike Gravel, Stanley Sadie, Ronald Stretton, Roberta Peters, and Catherine Hardy Lavender. Among people deceased in 2020, Jasraj ranks 469Before him are Ezio Bosso, Norman I. Platnick, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, J. I. Packer, Ang Rita, and Tibor Benedek. After him are Alison Lurie, Alfredo Lim, Nicolas Portal, Saroj Khan, Barbara Windsor, and Birol Ünel.

Others Born in 1930

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2020

Go to all Rankings

In India

Among people born in India, Jasraj ranks 589 out of 1,227Before him are BP Koirala (1914), Raj Reddy (1937), Zakir Hussain (1951), Subhash Kak (1947), Mahesh Bhatt (1948), and Bachendri Pal (1954). After him are Shatrughan Sinha (1945), K. J. Yesudas (1940), Rambhadracharya (1950), Jagdish Bhagwati (1934), Saroj Khan (1948), and Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Jasraj ranks 17Before him are Hemanta Mukherjee (1920), Peter Sarstedt (1941), Girija Devi (1929), Jagjit Singh (1941), Gangubai Hangal (1913), and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946). After him are K. J. Yesudas (1940), Udit Narayan (1955), Usha Mangeshkar (1935), Begum Akhtar (1914), Mahendra Kapoor (1934), and Anuradha Paudwal (1954).