Manu Chao

1961 - Today

Manu Chao

Manu Chao (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmanu ˈtʃao]; born José-Manuel Thomas Arthur Chao, June 21, 1961) is a French-Spanish musician of Spanish descent. He sings in French, Spanish, English, Italian, Arabic, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, Greek and occasionally in other languages. Chao began his musical career in Paris, busking and playing with groups such as Hot Pants and Los Carayos, which combined a variety of languages and musical styles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manu Chao has received more than 1,304,638 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 132nd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Manu Chao ranks 132 out of 3,001Before him are Al Jarreau, Roberto Carlos, Anna Netrebko, Eduard Khil, Gloria Estefan, and Art Garfunkel. After him are Gloria Gaynor, Bryan Adams, Annie Lennox, Etta James, Maria Malibran, and Enya.

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Among people born in 1961, Manu Chao ranks 10Before him are Michael J. Fox, Lothar Matthäus, Ilham Aliyev, Stephen Hillenburg, Eddie Murphy, and Nadia Comăneci. After him are Peter Jackson, Carl Lewis, Bill de Blasio, Enya, Alfonso Cuarón, and Robert Carlyle.

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In France

Among people born in France, Manu Chao ranks 917 out of 4,109Before him are Antoine Bourdelle (1861), Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626), Paul Delaroche (1797), Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), René Girard (1923), and Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944). After him are Philip II, Duke of Savoy (1438), François Joseph Lefebvre (1755), Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine (1670), Tomi Ungerer (1931), Jean-Claude Trichet (1942), and Claude Joseph Vernet (1714).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Manu Chao ranks 12Before him are Carlos Gardel (1890), France Gall (1947), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Françoise Hardy (1944), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), and Georges Brassens (1921). After him are Maria Malibran (1808), Charles Trenet (1913), Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737), Caterina Valente (1931), Jacqueline Boyer (1941), and Desireless (1952).

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