Kim Gordon

1953 - Today

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Kim Althea Gordon (born April 28, 1953) is an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the bassist, guitarist, and vocalist of alternative rock band Sonic Youth. Born in Rochester, New York, she was raised in Los Angeles, California, where her father was a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. After graduating from Los Angeles's Otis College of Art and Design, she moved to New York City to begin an art career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Gordon has received more than 1,906,462 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Kim Gordon is the 1,179th most popular singer (down from 1,172nd in 2019), the 6,453rd most popular biography from United States (down from 6,014th in 2019) and the 332nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 58.54

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  • 21

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  • 2.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kim Gordon ranks 1,179 out of 3,541Before her are Yardena Arazi, Peter Maffay, Lonnie Donegan, Kayahan, Jim Steinman, and Katri Helena. After her are Johnny Burnette, Dragana Mirković, Lena Meyer-Landrut, Gerry Goffin, Helen Reddy, and Marion Rung.

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Among people born in 1953, Kim Gordon ranks 259Before her are Armand Amar, Colleen Camp, Jaromír Nohavica, Walter Lübcke, Lawrence Gonzi, and Robert Guédiguian. After her are Romas Kalanta, Kurt Fuller, Oliver Ivanović, Yuri Bashmet, Ken Davitian, and Eleonora Giorgi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kim Gordon ranks 6,453 out of 15,968Before her are Gary Merrill (1915), Eddie Cheever (1958), Jim Steinman (1947), William Inge (1913), Frank O'Hara (1926), and Anthony Kennedy (1936). After her are Elihu Yale (1649), Theodore Long (1947), Justin Bartha (1978), Christopher Jones (1941), Trent Reznor (1965), and Orrin Hatch (1934).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kim Gordon ranks 332Before her are Glenn Medeiros (1970), Junior Wells (1934), Terence Trent D'Arby (1962), Tom Lehrer (1928), Sherrill Milnes (1935), and Jim Steinman (1947). After her are Johnny Burnette (1934), Gerry Goffin (1939), Leonard Warren (1911), Nancy Wilson (1937), Anita Bryant (1940), and Little Eva (1943).

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