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Lydia Lunch

1959 - Today

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Lydia Lunch (born Lydia Anne Koch; June 2, 1959) is an American singer, poet, writer, actress and self-empowerment speaker. Her career began during the 1970s New York City no wave scene as the singer and guitarist of Teenage Jesus and the Jerks.Her work typically features provocative and confrontational noise music delivery, and has maintained an anti-commercial ethic, operating independently of major labels and distributors. The Boston Phoenix named Lunch one of the ten most influential performers of the 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lydia Lunch has received more than 847,477 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Lydia Lunch is the 2,051st most popular singer (down from 1,973rd in 2019), the 11,109th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,771st in 2019) and the 587th most popular American Singer.

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  • 850k

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  • 39.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Lydia Lunch ranks 2,051 out of 3,528Before her are Elize Ryd, Nina Kraviz, Roy Clark, Hayley Williams, Martika, and Salvatore Licitra. After her are Myriam Fares, The D.O.C., Glen Hansard, Marta Sánchez, Chuck D, and Rag'n'Bone Man.

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Among people born in 1959, Lydia Lunch ranks 463Before her are Hari Kostov, Akif Pirinçci, Finola Hughes, Tamara E. Jernigan, Agustín, and Carlos I. Noriega. After her are Paul Gross, Saida Gunba, Peter Pacult, Franco Chioccioli, Sergey Dorenko, and Kapil Dev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lydia Lunch ranks 11,109 out of 18,182Before her are Roy Clark (1933), John Wright (1909), Hayley Williams (1988), Martika (1969), Justin Henry (1971), and Troy Baker (1976). After her are Reverend Gary Davis (1896), Jeffrey A. Hoffman (1944), Ryan Tedder (1979), Taissa Farmiga (1994), Donna Dixon (1957), and Taylor Hawkins (1972).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Lydia Lunch ranks 587Before her are Guy Mitchell (1927), Charley Pride (1934), M. Shadows (1981), Roy Clark (1933), Hayley Williams (1988), and Martika (1969). After her are The D.O.C. (1968), Chuck D (1960), David Ruffin (1941), William DuVall (1967), David Johansen (1950), and David Allan Coe (1939).