Kirsten Flagstad

1895 - 1962

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Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian soprano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kirsten Flagstad has received more than 180,043 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Kirsten Flagstad is the 273rd most popular singer (up from 323rd in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Norway (up from 98th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Norwegian Singer.

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  • 180k

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  • 67.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kirsten Flagstad ranks 273 out of 3,541Before her are Zucchero Fornaciari, Christa Ludwig, Jussi Björling, Cass Elliot, Hank Williams, and F. R. David. After her are Bülent Ersoy, Tereza Kesovija, DJ Khaled, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera, and Rod Evans.

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Among people born in 1895, Kirsten Flagstad ranks 83Before her are Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski, Kiril, Prince of Preslav, Paul Muni, Dickinson W. Richards, Alexander Orlov, and Vinoba Bhave. After her are Henry de Montherlant, Shote Galica, Dino Grandi, Albert Cohen, Max Koegel, and Lewis Mumford. Among people deceased in 1962, Kirsten Flagstad ranks 48Before her are Dušan Simović, Thomas Mitchell, Aleksei Antonov, Shunroku Hata, Maximilian, Duke of Hohenberg, and Vita Sackville-West. After her are André Lhote, Natalia Sedova, Hu Shih, Lei Feng, Trygve Gulbranssen, and Princess Helen of Serbia.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Kirsten Flagstad ranks 88 out of 735Before her are Margaret, Maid of Norway (1283), Haakon Ericsson (995), Eystein I of Norway (1088), Jan Garbarek (1947), Kristian Birkeland (1867), and Otto Sverdrup (1854). After her are Atle Selberg (1917), Trygve Gulbranssen (1894), Morten Harket (1959), Herbjørg Wassmo (1942), Alexander Kielland (1849), and Naddodd (900).

Among SINGERS In Norway

Among singers born in Norway, Kirsten Flagstad ranks 2Before her are Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1945). After her are Morten Harket (1959), Mari Boine (1956), Wenche Myhre (1947), Nina Grieg (1845), Jahn Teigen (1949), Eva Nansen (1858), Kirsti Sparboe (1946), Anita Hegerland (1961), Nora Brockstedt (1923), and Sissel Kyrkjebø (1969).