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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", "What Have They Done to the Rain" and "Morningtown Ride". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malvina Reynolds has received more than 362,780 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Malvina Reynolds is the 1,859th most popular singer (down from 1,677th in 2019), the 10,074th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,231st in 2019) and the 515th most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Malvina Reynolds ranks 1,859 out of 3,528Before her are Cho Kyu-hyun, Paweł Kukiz, Macklemore, B-Real, Seo Kang-joon, and DJ Ötzi. After her are Kate Smith, Tijana Dapčević, Niall Horan, Cristina D'Avena, June Anderson, and CL.

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Among people born in 1900, Malvina Reynolds ranks 277Before her are Jack Cameron, Cecil Griffiths, Mary MacLaren, Clarence Pinkston, John McEwen, and Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti. After her are Giuseppe Crivelli, Gladys Egan, John T. Scopes, Charles Farrell, Arnold Orville Beckman, and Roberto Grau. Among people deceased in 1978, Malvina Reynolds ranks 229Before her are Geoffrey Unsworth, Rudolf Schoeller, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Ewald Balser, Pavel Antokolsky, and Toivo Hyytiäinen. After her are Károly Levitzky, Wendy Barrie, Valerian Gracias, Paul Scott, Tom Wilson, and Ray Noble.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Malvina Reynolds ranks 10,074 out of 18,182Before her are Isabel Jewell (1907), B-Real (1970), Richard Price (1949), Shirley Ann Jackson (1946), Ben Cardin (1943), and Michael Clarke (1946). After her are Angela Kinsey (1971), Camila Mendes (1994), Viola Dana (1897), Joseph P. Allen (1937), Bobbi Kristina Brown (1993), and Kate Smith (1907).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Malvina Reynolds ranks 515Before her are Big Pun (1971), Roberta Peters (1930), Roy Acuff (1903), Harry Chapin (1942), Macklemore (1983), and B-Real (1970). After her are Kate Smith (1907), June Anderson (1952), Mina (1997), Greg Graffin (1964), Rick Ross (1976), and Greg Phillinganes (1956).