Kayhan Kalhor

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Kayhan Kalhor (Persian: کیهان کلهر, Kurdish: Keyhan Kelhur ,کەیھان کەڵھوڕ, born 24 November 1963) is an Iranian-Kurdish kamancheh and setar player and vocalist from Iran, composer and master of classical Iranian traditional music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kayhan Kalhor has received more than 183,200 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Kayhan Kalhor is the 1,895th most popular musician (down from 1,762nd in 2019), the 340th most popular biography from Iran and the most popular Iranian Musician.

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  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Kayhan Kalhor ranks 1,895 out of 2,675Before him are Peter Christopherson, Boots Randolph, Robin Schulz, Alex Skolnick, Nicky Romero, and Jeffrey Hammond. After him are Yuja Wang, Mike Starr, Goldie, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, Christoph Brüx, and Lorenz Hart.

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Among people born in 1963, Kayhan Kalhor ranks 421Before him are Mark McGwire, Marcus Nispel, Joel Gretsch, Graham Poll, Stan Valckx, and Aloísio Pires Alves. After him are Jean-Denis Délétraz, Ulf Kristersson, Laurell K. Hamilton, Yelena Baturina, Rand Paul, and Aubrey de Grey.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Kayhan Kalhor ranks 340 out of 463Before him are Nazanin Boniadi (1979), Mohammad Reza Aref (1951), Sardar Azmoun (1995), Guity Novin (1944), Reza Hosseini Nassab (1960), and Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani (1967). After him are Manouchehr Mottaki (1953), Jasmin Tabatabai (1967), Hossein Rezazadeh (1978), Vahid Hashemian (1976), Caucher Birkar (1978), and Shahab Hosseini (1974).

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Among musicians born in Iran, Kayhan Kalhor ranks 1After him are Salim Ghazi Saeedi (1981).