Lola Flores

1923 - 1995

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María Dolores Flores Ruiz (21 January 1923 – 16 May 1995) was a Spanish singer, actress, dancer and businesswoman. Popularly known as (La Faraona) since the 1950s, Lola is known for her overwhelming personality onstage. As a bailaora, she enraged several generations of continents, although she distanced herself from flamenco canons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lola Flores has received more than 641,383 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Lola Flores is the 126th most popular singer (up from 218th in 2019), the 228th most popular biography from Spain (up from 376th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Spanish Singer.

Lola Flores is a Spanish singer and actress who is most famous for her flamenco performances.

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  • 640k

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  • 71.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Lola Flores ranks 126 out of 3,541Before her are Sylvie Vartan, Gloria Estefan, Feodor Chaliapin, Renata Tebaldi, Celia Cruz, and Annie Lennox. After her are Kris Kristofferson, Dieter Bohlen, Bruce Dickinson, Birgit Nilsson, Jon Bon Jovi, and Maria Malibran.

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Among people born in 1923, Lola Flores ranks 29Before her are Lee Teng-hui, Richard Attenborough, Alan Shepard, Yma Sumac, Anne Baxter, and Arvid Carlsson. After her are Antoni Tàpies, Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Markus Wolf, Freeman Dyson, and Philip Warren Anderson. Among people deceased in 1995, Lola Flores ranks 29Before her are Ginger Rogers, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Siad Barre, Milovan Đilas, Fred Perry, and Murray Rothbard. After her are Don Cherry, Lana Turner, Hugo Pratt, Souphanouvong, William Alfred Fowler, and John Vincent Atanasoff.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Lola Flores ranks 228 out of 2,595Before her are Joanna la Beltraneja (1462), Kane (1967), Infante Carlos, Count of Molina (1788), Manuel Godoy (1767), Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias (1629), and Telmo Zarra (1921). After her are Arnaldus de Villa Nova (1240), Antoni Tàpies (1923), Tirso de Molina (1579), Abd al-Rahman ibn Abd Allah al-Ghafiqi (650), Manolete (1917), and Eleanor of Toledo (1522).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Lola Flores ranks 6Before her are Julio Iglesias (1943), Montserrat Caballé (1933), Plácido Domingo (1941), José Carreras (1946), and Enrique Iglesias (1975). After her are Teresa Berganza (1933), Alfredo Kraus (1927), Victoria de los Ángeles (1923), Manuel García (1775), Adelina Patti (1843), and Salomé (1939).