João Gilberto

1931 - 2019

João Gilberto

João Gilberto (born João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira – Portuguese: [ʒuˈɐ̃w ʒiwˈbɛʁtu]; June 10, 1931 – July 6, 2019), was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist, who was a pioneer of the musical genre of bossa nova in the late 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of João Gilberto has received more than 882,161 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 32nd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 880k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, João Gilberto ranks 33 out of 2,258Before him are Cat Stevens, Miles Davis, Giuseppe Tartini, Bon Scott, Frank Zappa, and Jeff Beck. After him are Sting, Arthur Rubinstein, Ronnie James Dio, Isaac Albéniz, Roger Taylor, and Django Reinhardt.

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Among people born in 1931, João Gilberto ranks 10Before him are A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, James Dean, Raúl Castro, Tomas Tranströmer, Alice Munro, and Anatoly Dyatlov. After him are Robert Duvall, Philip Kotler, Anita Ekberg, Isabel Martínez de Perón, Chun Doo-hwan, and Raymond Kopa. Among people deceased in 2019, João Gilberto ranks 9Before him are Rutger Hauer, Bruno Ganz, Beji Caid Essebsi, I. M. Pei, Doris Day, and Agnès Varda. After him are Franco Zeffirelli, Bibi Andersson, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Mohamed Morsi, Murray Gell-Mann, and John Robert Schrieffer.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, João Gilberto ranks 6 out of 1,296Before him are Pelé (1940), Paulo Coelho (1947), Garrincha (1933), Oscar Niemeyer (1907), and Ayrton Senna (1960). After him are Dilma Rousseff (1947), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Michel Temer (1940), Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927), Didi (1928), and Pedro II of Brazil (1825).

Among MUSICIANS In Brazil

Among musicians born in Brazil, João Gilberto ranks 1After him are Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927), Gilberto Gil (1942), Caetano Veloso (1942), Chico Buarque (1944), Baden Powell (1937), Sérgio Mendes (1941), Milton Nascimento (1942), Hermeto Pascoal (1936), Toquinho (1946), Luiz Bonfá (1922), and Max Cavalera (1969).

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