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Loreena McKennitt

1957 - Today

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Loreena Isobel Irene McKennitt, (born February 17, 1957) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who writes, records, and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern influences. McKennitt is known for her refined and clear soprano vocals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loreena McKennitt has received more than 2,320,265 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Loreena McKennitt is the 450th most popular musician (up from 507th in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Canada (up from 120th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Canadian Musician.

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  • 38

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  • 6.50

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  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Loreena McKennitt ranks 450 out of 2,662Before her are Rubén González, Robert Wyatt, Tansen, Richie Sambora, Jacob Gade, and Billy Ray Cyrus. After her are King Oliver, Dick Taylor, Dennis Wilson, Bill Ward, Isao Tomita, and Manitas de Plata.

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Among people born in 1957, Loreena McKennitt ranks 64Before her are Yoshihiko Noda, Mukesh Ambani, Daniel Stern, Bruce Beutler, Preben Elkjær, and Ahmet Kaya. After her are Ted Levine, Wolfgang Ketterle, Frank Miller, Mikhail Kasyanov, Fred Vargas, and Georgi Parvanov.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Loreena McKennitt ranks 106 out of 1,350Before her are Steven Pinker (1954), David Easton (1917), Walter Huston (1883), Conrad Bain (1923), Louis Slotin (1910), and Norman Jewison (1926). After her are Joseph Wiseman (1918), David Foster (1949), Margot Kidder (1948), Louis Riel (1844), Fay Wray (1907), and Marc Ouellet (1944).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, Loreena McKennitt ranks 7Before her are Leonard Cohen (1934), Glenn Gould (1932), Neil Young (1945), Joni Mitchell (1943), Oscar Peterson (1925), and Avril Lavigne (1984). After her are David Foster (1949), Gil Evans (1912), Maynard Ferguson (1928), Neil Peart (1952), Robbie Robertson (1943), and Diana Krall (1964).

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