Joe Dassin

1938 - 1980

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Joseph Ira Dassin (French: [dasɛ̃]; November 5, 1938 – August 20, 1980), known as Joe Dassin, was an American–French singer-songwriter and actor. In his career spanning sixteen years (1964–1980), he enjoyed numerous successes in France and the French-speaking world, as well as singing in languages other than French. He had a career in Soviet Union, Finland, Greece, and Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Dassin has received more than 1,410,840 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Joe Dassin is the 48th most popular singer (down from 42nd in 2019), the 289th most popular biography from United States (down from 250th in 2019) and the 18th most popular American Singer.

Joe Dassin is most famous for his song "Les Champs-Élysées."

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  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Joe Dassin ranks 48 out of 4,381Before him are Miriam Makeba, James Brown, 50 Cent, Agnetha Fältskog, Jacques Brel, and Ozzy Osbourne. After him are Lisa Marie Presley, Andrea Bocelli, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Eminem, and Phil Collins.

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Among people born in 1938, Joe Dassin ranks 17Before him are Islam Karimov, Leonid Kuchma, Farah Pahlavi, Luis Aragonés, Klaus Schwab, and Alberto Fujimori. After him are Jerry Brown, Anthony Giddens, Christopher Lloyd, Paul Verhoeven, Mireille Darc, and Vladimir Vysotsky. Among people deceased in 1980, Joe Dassin ranks 15Before him are Roland Barthes, Bon Scott, Oskar Kokoschka, Steve McQueen, Jesse Owens, and Colonel Sanders. After him are Henry Miller, Tamara de Lempicka, Marshall McLuhan, Gianni Rodari, Peter Sellers, and Vladimir Vysotsky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Dassin ranks 289 out of 20,380Before him are William Howard Taft (1857), William Jennings Bryan (1860), George S. Patton (1885), Ava Gardner (1922), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), and Eli Wallach (1915). After him are Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Jerry Brown (1938), Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), B. F. Skinner (1904), and Robert E. Lee (1807).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Joe Dassin ranks 18Before him are Whitney Houston (1963), Johnny Cash (1932), Barry White (1944), Barbra Streisand (1942), James Brown (1933), and 50 Cent (1975). After him are Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Nina Simone (1933), Stevie Wonder (1950), Eminem (1972), Ella Fitzgerald (1917), and Jennifer Lopez (1969).