Maria Callas

1923 - 1977

Maria Callas

Maria Callas ( KAL-əs, US also KAH-ləs; Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας [maˈri.a ˈkalas]; December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) was an American-born Greek soprano. She was one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. Many critics praised her bel canto technique, wide-ranging voice and dramatic interpretations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Callas has received more than 3,223,857 page views. Her biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 4th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Maria Callas ranks 4 out of 3,001Before her are Elvis Presley, Édith Piaf, and Janis Joplin. After her are Luciano Pavarotti, Dalida, Frank Sinatra, Charles Aznavour, David Bowie, Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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Among people born in 1923, Maria Callas ranks 2Before her is Henry Kissinger. After her are Lee Kuan Yew, Shimon Peres, Idi Amin, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, Wisława Szymborska, Charlton Heston, Heydar Aliyev, Franco Zeffirelli, Rocky Marciano, and Wojciech Jaruzelski. Among people deceased in 1977, Maria Callas ranks 3Before her are Charlie Chaplin and Elvis Presley. After her are Vladimir Nabokov, Wernher von Braun, Roberto Rossellini, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, René Goscinny, Ludwig Erhard, Anthony Eden, Jacques Prévert, and Alexey Stakhanov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Maria Callas ranks 54 out of 12,171Before her are Robert Frost (1874), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Richard Nixon (1913), James Stewart (1908), Charles Lindbergh (1902), and Al Gore (1948). After her are Jack Nicholson (1937), John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928), Robert De Niro (1943), Stephen King (1947), Charles Manson (1934), and Warren Buffett (1930).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Maria Callas ranks 3Before her are Elvis Presley (1935) and Janis Joplin (1943). After her are Frank Sinatra (1915), Tina Turner (1939), Joan Baez (1941), Jim Morrison (1943), Johnny Cash (1932), Tupac Shakur (1971), James Brown (1933), Patti Smith (1946), and Barbra Streisand (1942).