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Barbro Margareta Svensson (9 March 1938 – 3 April 2018), known by her stage name Lill-Babs, was a Swedish singer, actress and television host. From the early 1950s until her death in 2018, she was one of Sweden's best-known and popular singers. She represented Sweden in the 1961 Eurovision Song Contest in Cannes with the song "April, april". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lill-Babs has received more than 339,915 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Lill-Babs is the 341st most popular singer (up from 401st in 2019), the 255th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 284th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Swedish Singer.

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  • 340k

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  • 56.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

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  • 4.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Lill-Babs ranks 341 out of 3,528Before her are Perry Como, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Alexander Vertinsky, Agnes Baltsa, Anne-Marie David, and Warda Al-Jazairia. After her are Roberta Flack, Marc Anthony, Ornella Vanoni, Sabah Fakhri, Loalwa Braz, and Jon Anderson.

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Among people born in 1938, Lill-Babs ranks 113Before her are Cabu, Ryōji Noyori, Guy Roux, Keith O'Brien, Girish Karnad, and Morihiro Hosokawa. After her are Willy Claes, Radivoj Korać, Heino, Robert Smithson, Wu Yi, and David Baltimore. Among people deceased in 2018, Lill-Babs ranks 90Before her are Efraín Ríos Montt, Keith O'Brien, Paul Virilio, Nicole Fontaine, John Young, and Josep Lluís Núñez. After her are Aaron Klug, Luisa Cuesta, Whitey Bulger, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Tsukasa Hosaka, and Joseph Kobzon.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Lill-Babs ranks 255 out of 1,612Before her are Catherine Stenbock (1535), Per Brahe the Younger (1602), Håkan the Red (1040), Catherine Vasa of Sweden (1539), Olaus Petri (1493), and Ronnie Hellström (1949). After her are Per Wahlöö (1926), Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg (1629), Maria Gripe (1923), Helge von Koch (1870), Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland (1889), and Camilla Läckberg (1974).

Among SINGERS In Sweden

Among singers born in Sweden, Lill-Babs ranks 10Before her are Birgit Nilsson (1918), Zarah Leander (1907), Nicolai Gedda (1925), Jussi Björling (1911), Joey Tempest (1963), and Basshunter (1984). After her are Anette Olzon (1971), Siw Malmkvist (1936), Monica Zetterlund (1937), Anne Sofie von Otter (1955), Evert Taube (1890), and Alice Babs (1924).