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 1,186,322 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Manna Dey is the 1,402nd most popular singer (down from 962nd in 2019), the 583rd most popular biography from India (down from 420th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Singer.

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Among singers, Manna Dey ranks 1,402 out of 3,528Before him are Larisa Dolina, Rita, Alma Cogan, Johnny Burnette, Eagle-Eye Cherry, and Bill Kaulitz. After him are J Balvin, Calvin Harris, Lauri Ylönen, Lisa Ono, Vic Damone, and Long John Baldry.

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Among people born in 1919, Manna Dey ranks 255Before him are Grisha Filipov, Pauline Kael, Forrest Tucker, Masao Takemoto, Jan Flinterman, and Jorge de Sena. After him are Finn Helgesen, Ernesto Corripio y Ahumada, Cláudio Santoro, Pief Panofsky, Kira Zvorykina, and Gevorg Emin. Among people deceased in 2013, Manna Dey ranks 335Before him are Abdul Quader Molla, Hartmut Briesenick, Bert Stern, Trevor Bolder, Walter Jens, and Holger Juul Hansen. After him are Masae Kasai, Ersilio Tonini, Gerard Cieślik, Jan Zwartkruis, Judit Temes, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.

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In India

Among people born in India, Manna Dey ranks 583 out of 1,493Before him are BP Koirala (1914), Tanuja (1943), Farida Jalal (1949), Ravindra Kelekar (1925), Naseeruddin Shah (1949), and Ela Bhatt (1933). After him are Mahboob Ali Khan (1866), John Shepherd-Barron (1925), Kareena Kapoor (1980), Usha Mangeshkar (1935), Lobsang Sangay (1968), and Ilaiyaraaja (1943).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Manna Dey ranks 14Before him are Kumar Sanu (1957), S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946), Gangubai Hangal (1913), Peter Sarstedt (1941), Ali Akbar Khan (1922), and Girija Devi (1929). After him are Usha Mangeshkar (1935), Udit Narayan (1955), K. J. Yesudas (1940), Jasraj (1930), Jagjit Singh (1941), and Bappi Lahiri (1952).