Joseph Kobzon

1937 - 2018

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Iosif (Joseph) Davydovich Kobzon (Russian: Ио́сиф Давы́дович Кобзо́н; 11 September 1937 – 30 August 2018) was a Soviet and Russian singer, known for his crooner style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Kobzon has received more than 250,985 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Joseph Kobzon is the 355th most popular singer (down from 336th in 2019), the 221st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 209th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Ukrainian Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 250k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Joseph Kobzon ranks 355 out of 3,541Before him are Sacha Distel, Ricky Martin, Warda Al-Jazairia, Joe Lynn Turner, Viktor Tsoi, and Iva Zanicchi. After him are Ali Farka Touré, Kim Carnes, Mariah Carey, Chubby Checker, Miguel Bosé, and Nexhmije Pagarusha.

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Among people born in 1937, Joseph Kobzon ranks 108Before him are Rifaat al-Assad, Steven Berkoff, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria, Roberta Flack, and Petros Markaris. After him are Peter Burke, Facundo Cabral, Edward Fox, Jay Rockefeller, Monkey Punch, and Francis Veber. Among people deceased in 2018, Joseph Kobzon ranks 94Before him are James Mirrlees, Belisario Betancur, Uri Avnery, Robert Morris, Alan Baker, and Michael Anderson. After him are Quini, Ermanno Olmi, Josep Lluís Núñez, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Keith O'Brien, and Yoshinobu Ishii.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Joseph Kobzon ranks 221 out of 913Before him are Abram Ioffe (1880), Yevhen Konovalets (1891), Volodymyr Shcherbytsky (1918), Emanuel Ringelblum (1900), Pavel Sudoplatov (1907), and Tatyana Afanasyeva (1876). After him are Mykola Lysenko (1842), Anatoly Fomenko (1945), Alexander Siloti (1863), Mikhail Eisenstein (1867), Robert Maxwell (1923), and Nathan Milstein (1902).

Among SINGERS In Ukraine

Among singers born in Ukraine, Joseph Kobzon ranks 3Before him are Anatoliy Solovianenko (1932) and Sofia Rotaru (1947). After him are Ruslana (1973), Leonid Utyosov (1895), Joseph Schmidt (1904), Lidia Ruslanova (1900), Alexander Vertinsky (1889), Verka Serduchka (1973), Yaroslav Yevdokimov (1946), Viorica Ursuleac (1894), and Alexander Kipnis (1891).