Manna Dey

1919 - 2013

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Prabodh Chandra Dey (May 1, 1919 − October 24, 2013), known by his stage name Manna Dey, was an internationally acclaimed and celebrated Indian playback singer, music director, and a musician. As a classical vocalist, he belonged to the Bhendibazaar Gharana and was trained under Ustad Aman Ali Khan. He is considered one of the most versatile and celebrated vocalists of the Hindi film industry, often credited with the success of Indian classical music in Hindi commercial movies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manna Dey has received more than 1,164,654 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Manna Dey is the 964th most popular singer (down from 879th in 2019), the 420th most popular biography from India (down from 355th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Indian Singer.

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Among singers, Manna Dey ranks 964 out of 3,541Before him are Viorica Ursuleac, Gordon Lightfoot, Tommy Körberg, Simón Díaz, B. J. Thomas, and Tammy Wynette. After him are Jamala, Gitte Hænning, Katia Ricciarelli, James Arthur, Jorge Cafrune, and Kiki Dee.

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Among people born in 1919, Manna Dey ranks 206Before him are Ladislav Mňačko, Arnold Meri, Antonio Pietrangeli, Margot Hielscher, Veikko Huhtanen, and Daniil Granin. After him are Vicente Asensi, Roman Vlad, Åke Seyffarth, Juan Carlos Muñoz, Axel von dem Bussche, and Delfo Cabrera. Among people deceased in 2013, Manna Dey ranks 267Before him are Nadezhda Popova, Vladimir Yengibaryan, Imants Ziedonis, Natalya Gorbanevskaya, Ingvar Rydell, and Torbjørn Falkanger. After him are Anca Petrescu, Zdeněk Zikán, Roman Vlad, Bobby Bland, Renato Ruggiero, and Alfredo Landa.

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In India

Among people born in India, Manna Dey ranks 420 out of 1,227Before him are Kamala Surayya (1934), Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888), Percy Hobart (1885), Balbir Singh Sr. (1923), B. D. Jatti (1912), and Arthur E. Kennelly (1861). After him are Fatima Jinnah (1893), Ashapurna Devi (1909), Sharmila Tagore (1944), Tyagaraja (1767), Margaret Abbott (1878), and Balaji Vishwanath (1662).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Manna Dey ranks 8Before him are Lata Mangeshkar (1929), Mohammed Rafi (1924), Asha Bhosle (1933), Kishore Kumar (1929), Kumar Sanu (1957), and M. S. Subbulakshmi (1916). After him are Bhimsen Joshi (1922), Ali Akbar Khan (1922), Hemanta Mukherjee (1920), Peter Sarstedt (1941), Girija Devi (1929), and Jagjit Singh (1941).