Laurie Anderson

1947 - Today

Laurie Anderson

Laura Phillips Anderson (born June 5, 1947) is an American avant-garde artist, composer, musician and film director whose work spans performance art, pop music, and multimedia projects. Initially trained in violin and sculpting, Anderson pursued a variety of performance art projects in New York during the 1970s, focusing particularly on language, technology, and visual imagery. She became more widely known outside the art world when her single "O Superman" reached number two on the UK singles chart in 1981. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurie Anderson has received more than 1,313,920 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 578th most popular musician.

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  • 30

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  • 3.77

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  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Laurie Anderson ranks 578 out of 2,258Before her are Alice Coltrane, Rufus Wainwright, Riccardo Cocciante, Matt Cameron, Willy DeVille, and Tommy Bolin. After her are Dido, Steve Lukather, Axel Rudi Pell, Murray Perahia, David Foster, and Fats Waller.

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Among people born in 1947, Laurie Anderson ranks 165Before her are Włodzimierz Lubański, Phạm Tuân, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Philippe Herreweghe, Eric F. Wieschaus, and Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa. After her are Murray Perahia, Stefan Persson, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, Alain Connes, Mitch Mitchell, and Steve Howe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Laurie Anderson ranks 2,869 out of 12,171Before her are Robert James Waller (1939), Charles Curtis (1860), James J. Gibson (1904), Jennifer Beals (1963), Tommy Bolin (1951), and Robert Jordan (1948). After her are Robert Lansing (1864), Tracey Adams (1958), Leslie Lamport (1941), Linda Harrison (1945), Thom Mayne (1944), and Steve Lukather (1957).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Laurie Anderson ranks 189Before her are Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), Alice Coltrane (1937), Rufus Wainwright (1973), Matt Cameron (1962), Willy DeVille (1950), and Tommy Bolin (1951). After her are Steve Lukather (1957), Murray Perahia (1947), Fats Waller (1904), Marcus Miller (1959), Wanda Jackson (1937), and Tom Petty (1950).