Jon Vickers

1926 - 2015

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Jonathan Stewart Vickers, (October 29, 1926 – July 10, 2015), known professionally as Jon Vickers, was a Canadian heldentenor. Born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, he was the sixth in a family of eight children. In 1950, he was awarded a scholarship to study opera at The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jon Vickers has received more than 150,338 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jon Vickers is the 745th most popular singer (up from 764th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Canada (down from 198th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Canadian Singer.

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  • 150k

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  • 61.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jon Vickers ranks 745 out of 3,541Before him are Hugues Aufray, Kevin Ayers, Jackie Wilson, Carmen McRae, Mike Love, and Elvira de Hidalgo. After him are Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tanita Tikaram, Dead, Fish, Emmy Destinn, and Graham Nash.

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Among people born in 1926, Jon Vickers ranks 217Before him are Nikita Simonyan, Julio César Britos, Mahasweta Devi, Bal Thackeray, Clifford Husbands, and Ian Paisley. After him are Edgar Hilsenrath, Miguel Obando y Bravo, Stanley Cavell, Marian Jaworski, Theo Adam, and Bill Sharman. Among people deceased in 2015, Jon Vickers ranks 169Before him are Mike Porcaro, Hermann Zapf, Jeralean Talley, Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs, Carlo Furno, and James Aldridge. After him are Roberto M. Levingston, Yogi Berra, Daevid Allen, Patachou, Jacques Sernas, and James Salter.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Jon Vickers ranks 204 out of 1,130Before him are Percy Faith (1908), Harold Innis (1894), Neve Campbell (1973), Paul Haggis (1953), Barry Pepper (1970), and Jean Béliveau (1931). After him are Joseph-Armand Bombardier (1907), Ian Hacking (1936), Jacques Villeneuve (1953), Marc Singer (1948), Jessalyn Gilsig (1971), and Edge (1973).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Jon Vickers ranks 12Before him are Justin Bieber (1994), Denny Doherty (1940), Shawn Mendes (1998), Nelly Furtado (1978), Shania Twain (1965), and Alanis Morissette (1974). After him are Michael Bublé (1975), The Weeknd (1990), George London (1920), James LaBrie (1963), Garou (1972), and Peaches (1966).