Joy Fleming

1944 - 2017

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Joy Fleming (born Erna Raad, 15 November 1944 – 27 September 2017) was a German singer. She is best known for her performance in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1975. She performed the song "Ein Lied kann eine Brücke sein" and was placed seventeenth out of nineteen countries. Despite its relatively low placing, the song has become popular amongst many Eurovision fans.She had a hit Disco record with the song and album "The Final Thing" in 1978 on Atlantic Records in the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joy Fleming has received more than 44,264 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Joy Fleming is the 1,349th most popular singer (down from 1,256th in 2019), the 3,948th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,979th in 2019) and the 58th most popular German Singer.

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  • 17

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  • 1.87

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  • 3.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Joy Fleming ranks 1,349 out of 3,541. Before her are Emma Kirkby, Sonny Terry, Aygün Kazımova, Peter Sarstedt, Omar Souleyman, and Kim Jong-kook. After her are Leonid Sobinov, Daniela Mercury, Cazuza, Najwa Karam, Thelma Houston, and Eric Stewart.

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Among people born in 1944, Joy Fleming ranks 430Before her are Rita Mae Brown, Ene Ergma, Doreen Massey, Kay Ivey, Nelson Prudêncio, and Nelson Acosta. After her are Christoph Hein, Peter Dietrich, Paul Keating, Chi Cheng, Antti Tuuri, and Francesco Morini. Among people deceased in 2017, Joy Fleming ranks 380Before her are Sandra Reemer, Barbara Hale, Julia Hartwig, Don Gordon, Peter Sarstedt, and Habib Thiam. After her are Türkân Akyol, Patrick Nève, Daphne Caruana Galizia, Anthony Harvey, Girija Devi, and Robert Hirsch.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Joy Fleming ranks 3,948 out of 5,289. Before her are Joseph Weydemeyer (1818), Kristin Otto (1966), Manfred Weber (1972), Stefan Kießling (1984), Ernst Benda (1925), and Erwin Bauer (1912). After her are Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg (1854), Peter Dietrich (1944), Manfred Kokot (1948), Ellen Braumüller (1910), Wolfram Löwe (1945), and Paul Kalkbrenner (1977).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Joy Fleming ranks 58Before her are Lou Bega (1975), Andreas Scholl (1967), Rob Pilatus (1965), Hansi Kürsch (1966), Carlos Marín (1968), and Ellen Allien (1968). After her are Despina Vandi (1969), Xavier Naidoo (1971), Sarah Connor (1980), Sandra Nasić (1976), Andrea Berg (1966), and Haha (1979).