Kate McGarrigle

1946 - 2010

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Kate McGarrigle (February 6, 1946 – January 18, 2010) was a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, who wrote and performed as a duo with her sister Anna McGarrigle.She is the mother of singers Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright from her marriage to American singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III, which ended in divorce. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kate McGarrigle has received more than 410,701 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Kate McGarrigle is the 1,834th most popular singer (down from 1,655th in 2019), the 560th most popular biography from Canada (down from 457th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Canadian Singer.

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  • 410k

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  • 53.67

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kate McGarrigle ranks 1,834 out of 3,541Before her are Big L, Nino de Angelo, Clyde McPhatter, Miss Kittin, A-Mei, and Róisín Murphy. After her are Christy Moore, Stephen Gately, Begum Akhtar, Kathy Kirby, Craig David, and Svyatoslav Vakarchuk.

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Among people born in 1946, Kate McGarrigle ranks 571Before her are Tony Robinson, Dennis Kucinich, Ian Wallace, Robert L. Gibson, Michael Clarke, and Martha Coolidge. After her are Humphrey Carpenter, Jim Webb, Kazuhiro Ninomiya, Vladimir Vikulov, Julius Sang, and Julie Covington. Among people deceased in 2010, Kate McGarrigle ranks 348Before her are Peter Christopherson, Franciszek Gągor, Tom Mankiewicz, Joe Mantell, Audrey Williamson, and Lionel Jeffries. After her are Helen Wagner, Ellis Clarke, Krystyna Bochenek, Vladislav Galkin, Bobby Smith, and Malcolm Allison.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Kate McGarrigle ranks 560 out of 1,130Before her are Guy Lombardo (1902), Drew Seeley (1982), Henry Lau (1989), S. I. Hayakawa (1906), Lance Stroll (1998), and Molly Parker (1972). After her are Melissa Auf der Maur (1972), Ian Millar (1947), Steve Bauer (1959), Devon Sawa (1978), Pablo Schreiber (1978), and Bert McCaffrey (1893).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Kate McGarrigle ranks 36Before her are Carly Rae Jepsen (1985), Alessia Cara (1996), K.d. lang (1961), Paul Shaffer (1949), Mac DeMarco (1990), and Corey Hart (1962). After her are Barbara Hannigan (1971), Jeon So-mi (2001), Pierre Bouvier (1979), Snow (1969), Gary Lux (1959), and Lee Aaron (1962).