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 159,886 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jon Vickers is the 866th most popular singer (down from 743rd in 2019), the 239th most popular biography from Canada (down from 204th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Singer.

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  • 160k

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  • 49.70

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jon Vickers ranks 866 out of 3,528Before him are Wolfgang Windgassen, Rebbie Jackson, Virginia E. Johnson, Wenche Myhre, Izhar Cohen, and Josipa Lisac. After him are Tammi Terrell, Ljuba Welitsch, Ann Wilson, Yoko Kanno, LL Cool J, and Francesco Guccini.

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Among people born in 1926, Jon Vickers ranks 232Before him are Janet Asimov, Ricardo María Carles Gordó, Miguel Obando y Bravo, Agostino Cacciavillan, Fred Gwynne, and Driss Chraïbi. After him are Hans Günter Winkler, Tadeusz Konwicki, Theo Adam, Lev Dyomin, Edgar Hilsenrath, and Alfred Körner. Among people deceased in 2015, Jon Vickers ranks 204Before him are Karl H. Pribram, Charb, Jacques Sernas, Charles Pasqua, Jeralean Talley, and Ants Antson. After him are Erik De Vlaeminck, Lynn Anderson, Theodore Bikel, Dragan Holcer, Tadeusz Konwicki, and Jules Bianchi.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Jon Vickers ranks 239 out of 1,350Before him are David Card (1956), Kim Campbell (1947), Gordon Thomson (1945), Mark Robson (1913), Louis St. Laurent (1882), and Louis Jolliet (1645). After him are Jacques Villeneuve (1953), Mordecai Richler (1931), James Craig Watson (1838), Brian Orser (1961), Gordon R. Dickson (1923), and Patrick J. Adams (1981).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Jon Vickers ranks 13Before him are Denny Doherty (1940), Shania Twain (1965), Nelly Furtado (1978), Shawn Mendes (1998), Michael Bublé (1975), and Alanis Morissette (1974). After him are James LaBrie (1963), Garou (1972), George London (1920), Peaches (1966), Gordon Lightfoot (1938), and The Weeknd (1990).