Jenny Lind

1820 - 1887

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Johanna Maria Lind (Madame Goldschmidt) (6 October 1820 – 2 November 1887) was a Swedish opera singer, often called the "Swedish Nightingale". One of the most highly regarded singers of the 19th century, she performed in soprano roles in opera in Sweden and across Europe, and undertook an extraordinarily popular concert tour of the United States beginning in 1850. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jenny Lind has received more than 5,881,204 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Jenny Lind is the 107th most popular singer (down from 103rd in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 85th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swedish Singer.

Jenny Lind was a Swedish opera singer who toured the United States in 1850-1852. She was so popular that she was called the "Swedish Nightingale."

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  • 5.9M

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  • 65.35

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  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Jenny Lind ranks 107 out of 4,381Before her are Enrique Iglesias, Art Garfunkel, Renata Scotto, Robin Gibb, Gilbert Bécaud, and Yma Sumac. After her are Anna Netrebko, Gloria Estefan, Nina Hagen, Marie Fredriksson, Ariana Grande, and Domenico Modugno.

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Among people born in 1820, Jenny Lind ranks 8Before her are Florence Nightingale, Herbert Spencer, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Anne Brontë, Nadar, and Henri, Count of Chambord. After her are Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Multatuli, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Božena Němcová, and Henri Vieuxtemps. Among people deceased in 1887, Jenny Lind ranks 5Before her are Gustav Kirchhoff, Alexander Borodin, Gustav Fechner, and Aleksandr Ulyanov. After her are Eugène Edine Pottier, Ivan Kramskoi, Multatuli, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Friedrich von Amerling, Alfred Krupp, and Juan, Count of Montizón.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Jenny Lind ranks 89 out of 1,879Before her are Axel Oxenstierna (1583), Kai Siegbahn (1918), Charles VIII of Sweden (1409), Kurt Hamrin (1934), Birger Jarl (1210), and Stieg Larsson (1954). After her are Marie Fredriksson (1958), Ermanaric (400), Ronnie Peterson (1944), Axel Munthe (1857), Keke Rosberg (1948), and Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1700).

Among SINGERS In Sweden

Among singers born in Sweden, Jenny Lind ranks 2Before her are Agnetha Fältskog (1950). After her are Marie Fredriksson (1958), Birgit Nilsson (1918), Basshunter (1984), Zarah Leander (1907), Nicolai Gedda (1925), Loreen (1983), Jussi Björling (1911), Joey Tempest (1963), Alice Babs (1924), and Siw Malmkvist (1936).