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Jenny Lind

1820 - 1887

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Johanna Maria 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 5,757,589 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Jenny Lind is the 103rd most popular singer (down from 88th in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 80th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 103 out of 3,528Before her are Gloria Gaynor, Donna Summer, Alla Pugacheva, Gigliola Cinquetti, Enya, and Nina Hagen. After her are Nancy Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Teresa Teng, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Lata Mangeshkar, and Françoise Hardy.

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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 Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Multatuli, Heungseon Daewongun, Henri Vieuxtemps, Susan B. Anthony, and Božena Němcová. Among people deceased in 1887, Jenny Lind ranks 4Before her are Gustav Kirchhoff, Alexander Borodin, and Gustav Fechner. After her are Eugène Edine Pottier, Aleksandr Ulyanov, Ivan Kramskoi, Multatuli, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Alfred Krupp, Juan, Count of Montizón, and Jules Laforgue.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Jenny Lind ranks 86 out of 1,612Before her are Anders Zorn (1860), Lars Vilks (1946), Alva Myrdal (1902), Bibi Andersson (1935), Charles VIII of Sweden (1409), and Harry Martinson (1904). After her are Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1700), Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland (1861), Stieg Larsson (1954), Verner von Heidenstam (1859), Ermanaric (400), and Hugo Theorell (1903).

Among SINGERS In Sweden

Among singers born in Sweden, Jenny Lind ranks 3Before her are Agnetha Fältskog (1950) and Marie Fredriksson (1958). After her are Birgit Nilsson (1918), Zarah Leander (1907), Nicolai Gedda (1925), Jussi Björling (1911), Joey Tempest (1963), Basshunter (1984), Lill-Babs (1938), Anette Olzon (1971), and Siw Malmkvist (1936).