Jim Steinman

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James Richard Steinman (November 1, 1947 – April 19, 2021) was an American composer, lyricist, record producer, and playwright. He also worked as an arranger, pianist, and singer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Steinman has received more than 2,063,008 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jim Steinman is the 1,176th most popular singer (down from 1,040th in 2019), the 6,449th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,573rd in 2019) and the 330th most popular American Singer.

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  • 20

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  • 3.47

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Among singers, Jim Steinman ranks 1,176 out of 3,541Before him are Philippe Jaroussky, Sebastian Bach, Yardena Arazi, Peter Maffay, Lonnie Donegan, and Kayahan. After him are Katri Helena, Kim Gordon, Johnny Burnette, Dragana Mirković, Lena Meyer-Landrut, and Gerry Goffin.

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Among people born in 1947, Jim Steinman ranks 410Before him are Miroslav Vitouš, Erik Olin Wright, Job Cohen, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor, Robert Kerman, and Dương Thu Hương. After him are Theodore Long, Peter Osgood, Luis Ángel González Macchi, Đurđica Bjedov, Peter Riegert, and Nicolae Dobrin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Steinman ranks 6,449 out of 15,968Before him are Maynard James Keenan (1964), Jimmy Giuffre (1921), Helen Jacobs (1908), Helene Madison (1913), Gary Merrill (1915), and Eddie Cheever (1958). After him are William Inge (1913), Frank O'Hara (1926), Anthony Kennedy (1936), Kim Gordon (1953), Elihu Yale (1649), and Theodore Long (1947).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jim Steinman ranks 330Before him are Mac Miller (1992), Glenn Medeiros (1970), Junior Wells (1934), Terence Trent D'Arby (1962), Tom Lehrer (1928), and Sherrill Milnes (1935). After him are Kim Gordon (1953), Johnny Burnette (1934), Gerry Goffin (1939), Leonard Warren (1911), Nancy Wilson (1937), and Anita Bryant (1940).