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Juan Gabriel

1950 - 2016

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Alberto Aguilera Valadez (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβeɾto aɣiˈleɾa βalaˈðes]; January 7, 1950 – August 28, 2016), known professionally as Juan Gabriel (pronounced [ˈxwaŋ ɡaˈβɾjel] (listen)), was a Mexican singer, songwriter and actor. Colloquially nicknamed as Juanga (pronounced [ˈxwaŋɡa]) and El Divo de Juárez, Juan Gabriel was known for his flamboyant style, which broke barriers within the Latin music industry. Widely considered one of the best and most prolific Mexican composers and singers of all time, he has been referred to as a pop icon.Having sold an estimated of 60 million records worldwide, Juan Gabriel was among Latin America's best selling singer-songwriters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Gabriel has received more than 3,461,575 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Juan Gabriel is the 458th most popular singer (up from 523rd in 2019), the 99th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 106th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Mexican Singer.

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  • 54.62

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  • 29

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  • 2.17

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  • 3.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Juan Gabriel ranks 458 out of 3,528Before him are Coolio, Shania Twain, Leila Mourad, Miguel Bosé, Bobby Darin, and Siw Malmkvist. After him are Salomé, RM, Ice Cube, Adelina Patti, Jorge Negrete, and Raphael.

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Among people born in 1950, Juan Gabriel ranks 113Before him are Ubaldo Fillol, Vagit Alekperov, Alexander Lebed, Geraldine James, Miki Manojlović, and Paul Watson. After him are Victoria Principal, Li Zhanshu, Tom Petty, Frank Stallone, Yuki Fushimi, and Elya Baskin. Among people deceased in 2016, Juan Gabriel ranks 137Before him are Richard Adams, Dragan Nikolić, Franco Citti, Ferdinand Kübler, Loris Francesco Capovilla, and Héctor Babenco. After him are Jorge Batlle, Mark Taimanov, Curtis Hanson, Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, Peter Vaughan, and Anker Jørgensen.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Juan Gabriel ranks 99 out of 585Before him are Adolfo López Mateos (1909), Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), El Santo (1917), Jorge Campos (1966), Jacob Bekenstein (1947), and Lupe Vélez (1908). After him are Manuel Uribe (1965), Jorge Negrete (1910), Juan Ruiz de Alarcón (1581), Armando Manzanero (1935), Bernard Francis Law (1931), and Laura Esquivel (1950).

Among SINGERS In Mexico

Among singers born in Mexico, Juan Gabriel ranks 3Before him are Vicente Fernández (1940) and Thalía (1971). After him are Jorge Negrete (1910), José Alfredo Jiménez (1926), Lila Downs (1968), Paulina Rubio (1971), Marco Antonio Solís (1959), Alejandro Fernández (1971), Alaska (1963), Anahí (1983), and Dulce María (1985).

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