Jenny Lind

1820 - 1887

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Johanna Maria "Jenny" Lind (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 5,171,252 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Jenny Lind is the 88th most popular singer (up from 141st in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 121st 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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Among singers, Jenny Lind ranks 88 out of 3,541Before her are Robert Plant, Salvatore Adamo, Celine Dion, Gigliola Cinquetti, Prince, and Enrique Iglesias. After her are Dolly Parton, Gwen Stefani, Kenny Rogers, Lys Assia, Diana Ross, and Mercedes Sosa.

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Among people born in 1820, Jenny Lind ranks 9Before her are Herbert Spencer, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Nadar, Anne Brontë, Henri, Count of Chambord, and Harriet Tubman. After her are William John Macquorn Rankine, Multatuli, Henri Vieuxtemps, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Susan B. Anthony, and Heungseon Daewongun. Among people deceased in 1887, Jenny Lind ranks 4Before her are Alexander Borodin, Gustav Kirchhoff, and Gustav Fechner. After her are Eugène Edine Pottier, Multatuli, Aleksandr Ulyanov, Ivan Kramskoi, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Juan, Count of Montizón, Doc Holliday, and Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Jenny Lind ranks 80 out of 1,296Before her are Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981), Klas Pontus Arnoldson (1844), Gustaf Dalén (1869), Eyvind Johnson (1900), Marie Taglioni (1804), and Olaus Magnus (1490). After her are Charles VIII of Sweden (1409), Keke Rosberg (1948), Eric the Victorious (945), Harry Martinson (1904), Stieg Larsson (1954), and Ermanaric (400).

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), Zarah Leander (1907), Nicolai Gedda (1925), Jussi Björling (1911), Joey Tempest (1963), Anette Olzon (1971), Lill-Babs (1938), Monica Zetterlund (1937), and Siw Malmkvist (1936).