Lily Pons

1898 - 1976

Lily Pons

Alice Joséphine Pons (April 12, 1898 – February 13, 1976), known professionally as Lily Pons, was a French-American operatic soprano and actress who had an active career from the late 1920s through the early 1970s. As an opera singer she specialized in the coloratura soprano repertoire and was particularly associated with the title roles in Lakmé and Lucia di Lammermoor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lily Pons has received more than 330,406 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 2,032nd most popular actor.

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  • 330k

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  • 50.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Lily Pons ranks 2,003 out of 8,832Before her are Carla Gugino, Mitch Pileggi, Cobie Smulders, Bryan Brown, Michael Ansara, and Björn Andrésen. After her are Gustav Fröhlich, Fred MacMurray, Linda Darnell, Fons Rademakers, Ken Jenkins, and Bill Duke.

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Among people born in 1898, Lily Pons ranks 116Before her are Helmut Hasse, Boughera El Ouafi, Eugen Wüster, Dámaso Alonso, Lucius D. Clay, and Carl-Gustaf Rossby. After her are Franz Bäke, Ninette de Valois, Louis Adamic, Anthony McAuliffe, Eduard Pütsep, and Rudolph Maté. Among people deceased in 1976, Lily Pons ranks 102Before her are Pinhas Lavon, Boris Iofan, Nikolay Nosov, Rudolph Minkowski, Juan d'Arienzo, and José Lezama Lima. After her are Jack Cassidy, Rosalind Russell, Mikhail Katukov, Pyotr Koshevoy, Lotte Lehmann, and Paul Gallico.

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In France

Among people born in France, Lily Pons ranks 2,660 out of 4,109Before her are Dominique Pinon (1955), Robert Casadesus (1899), Pierre Woodman (1963), Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac (1778), Albin Lermusiaux (1874), and Joseph Bienaimé Caventou (1795). After her are Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont (1798), Eugène Flachat (1802), Jean-François Regnard (1655), Charles Renouvier (1815), Léon Daudet (1867), and Jean Richepin (1849).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Lily Pons ranks 137Before her are Michel Duchaussoy (1938), Patrick Dewaere (1947), Marie Dubois (1937), Henri Vidal (1919), Paulette Dubost (1910), and Dominique Pinon (1955). After her are Bernard Farcy (1949), Guillaume Canet (1973), Richard Bohringer (1942), Fabrice Luchini (1951), Jean-Hugues Anglade (1955), and Madeleine Renaud (1900).