José van Dam

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José van Dam

Joseph, Baron Van Damme (born 25 August 1940 in Brussels), known as José van Dam, is a Belgian bass-baritone. At the age of 17, he entered the Brussels Royal Conservatory and studied with Frederic Anspach. A year later, he graduated with diplomas and first prizes in voice and opera performance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José van Dam has received more than 51,943 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 543rd most popular singer.

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  • 52k

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  • 51.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, José van Dam ranks 546 out of 3,001Before him are Montserrat Figueras, Steve Perry, Wilson Pickett, Juan Gabriel, Al Jolson, and Nicole. After him are Teresa Carreño, H.P. Baxxter, Magda Olivero, Fud Leclerc, Pharrell Williams, and Emmylou Harris.

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Among people born in 1940, José van Dam ranks 177Before him are Christoph Blocher, Roger Pingeon, Franz Müntefering, Gösta Pettersson, Jair da Costa, and Gérard Larrousse. After him are Vito Acconci, Valie Export, Anna Chromý, Nasser Al-Sabah, Viktor Savinykh, and Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, José van Dam ranks 314 out of 658Before him are Adeliza of Louvain (1103), Maurice De Waele (1896), Adam van Noort (1562), Adriaen van Utrecht (1599), Constant Permeke (1886), and Lambert Lombard (1505). After him are Jan Porcellis (1583), Dirk Frimout (1941), Walter Godefroot (1943), Enzo Scifo (1966), Caspar Barlaeus (1584), and Paul Anspach (1882).

Among SINGERS In Belgium

Among singers born in Belgium, José van Dam ranks 6Before him are Jacques Brel (1929), Lara Fabian (1970), The Singing Nun (1933), Violetta Villas (1938), and Stromae (1985). After him are Edgar P. Jacobs (1904), René Jacobs (1946), Kate Ryan (1980), Sandra Kim (1972), Bob Benny (1926), and Natacha Atlas (1964).