Jessye Norman

1945 - Today

Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman (September 15, 1945 – September 30, 2019) was an American opera singer and recitalist. She was able to perform dramatic soprano roles, but refused to be limited to that voice type. She was a commanding presence on operatic, concert and recital stages, associated with roles including Beethoven's Leonore, Wagner's Sieglinde and Kundry, Cassandre and Didon by Berlioz and Bartók's Judith. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jessye Norman has received more than 811,786 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 619th most popular singer.

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  • 50.16

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  • 21

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  • 4.52

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  • 2.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jessye Norman ranks 622 out of 3,001Before her are Anita O'Day, Paul Young, Jackie Jackson, Kemal Monteno, Theo Adam, and Francis Rossi. After her are Peng Liyuan, Piero Cappuccilli, Đorđe Balašević, Julio Jaramillo, Arik Einstein, and Marinella.

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Among people born in 1945, Jessye Norman ranks 192Before her are Steve Gadd, Barry Bostwick, Anton Zeilinger, Aurore Clément, Stanisław Ryłko, and John Perkins. After her are Antonio Cañizares Llovera, John Doman, Stephen Stills, Adam Zagajewski, Lee Jong-wook, and Faina Melnik.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jessye Norman ranks 3,451 out of 12,171Before her are Jack Cassidy (1927), Dolley Madison (1768), Adlai Stevenson I (1835), John Perkins (1945), Gary Hart (1936), and Tate Donovan (1963). After her are Robert Z. Leonard (1889), Dominic Chianese (1931), Robert Mulligan (1925), Leo Frank (1884), Georgia Hale (1900), and Rusty Schweickart (1935).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jessye Norman ranks 181Before her are Bobby Brown (1969), Nicole Scherzinger (1978), Bobby Vinton (1935), Al Green (1946), Anita O'Day (1919), and Jackie Jackson (1951). After her are David Lee Roth (1954), Nile Rodgers (1952), Merle Haggard (1937), Peggy March (1948), Stephen Stills (1945), and Patsy Cline (1932).