Malvina Reynolds

1900 - 1978

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Malvina Reynolds (August 23, 1900 – March 17, 1978) was an American folk/blues singer-songwriter and political activist, best known for her songwriting, particularly the songs "Little Boxes" and "What Have They Done to the Rain". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malvina Reynolds has received more than 296,210 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Malvina Reynolds is the 1,682nd most popular singer, the 9,249th most popular biography from United States and the 493rd most popular American Singer.

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  • 300k

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  • 54.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Malvina Reynolds ranks 1,682 out of 3,541Before her are Darren Hayes, Ken Hirai, Haha, Yıldız Tilbe, R. L. Burnside, and Lena Philipsson. After her are Dani Filth, Rag'n'Bone Man, Mariem Hassan, Tex Ritter, Lotta Engberg, and Netta Barzilai.

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Among people born in 1900, Malvina Reynolds ranks 242Before her are Ricardo Cortez, Mildred Gillars, Charles Farrell, Alice Calhoun, Alice Terry, and Arnold Orville Beckman. After her are John McEwen, Alan Bush, Helen Gahagan Douglas, Edna Best, Gertrude Mary Cox, and Preston Foster. Among people deceased in 1978, Malvina Reynolds ranks 201Before her are Jesús Glaría, James Daly, Toivo Hyytiäinen, Dan Dailey, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, and Pavel Antokolsky. After her are Wendy Barrie, Tom Wilson, Gertrude Mary Cox, Ray Noble, Selwyn Lloyd, and Robert Sobukwe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Malvina Reynolds ranks 9,249 out of 15,968Before her are Tim Reid (1944), Chris Buck (1958), Terry Callier (1945), Booth Tarkington (1869), Gloria DeHaven (1925), and Bill Laswell (1955). After her are Fredric Lehne (1959), Fred M. Vinson (1890), Lewis H. Brereton (1890), Ed King (1949), Jelena Jensen (1981), and Kevin Conroy (1955).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Malvina Reynolds ranks 493Before her are SZA (1990), Mitch Miller (1911), Bebel Gilberto (1966), Kevin DuBrow (1955), Roy Brown (1925), and R. L. Burnside (1926). After her are Kate Smith (1907), Kelly Clarkson (1982), Warren G (1970), Melanie Martinez (1995), Rick Ross (1976), and Michael W. Smith (1957).