Maria Farantouri

1947 - Today

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Maria Farantouri or Farandouri (Greek: Μαρία Φαραντούρη; born 28 November 1947 in Athens) is a Greek singer and also a political and cultural activist. She has collaborated with Greek composers such as Mikis Theodorakis, who wrote the score for Pablo Neruda's Canto General, which Farantouri performed all over the world. During the Greek military junta of 1967–1974, Maria Farantouri recorded protest songs in Europe with Mikis Theodorakis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Farantouri has received more than 81,491 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Maria Farantouri is the 471st most popular singer (up from 531st in 2019), the 439th most popular biography from Greece (up from 441st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Greek Singer.

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  • 81k

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  • 64.70

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  • 24

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  • 7.00

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  • 1.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Maria Farantouri ranks 471 out of 3,541Before her are Al Martino, Aristide Bruant, Marek Grechuta, Marian Anderson, Helena Vondráčková, and Marianna Martines. After her are Czesław Niemen, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Manolo Escobar, Ruslana, and Gali Atari.

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Among people born in 1947, Maria Farantouri ranks 160Before her are James Cosmo, Sergio Badilla Castillo, Antonio de la Cruz, Patrick Dewaere, Helena Vondráčková, and Steve Howe. After her are Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa, Dan Quayle, Edward Yang, Philippe Herreweghe, Jiro Taniguchi, and Eliyahu M. Goldratt.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Maria Farantouri ranks 439 out of 855Before her are Kiki Dimoula (1931), Antigonus of Carystus (-290), Hyperbolus (-500), Joseph II of Constantinople (1360), Posidippus (-310), and Michail Stasinopoulos (1903). After her are Cleombrotus II (-250), Phylarchus (-255), Peter the Patrician (500), Glaucon (-445), Eurycratides (-600), and Dorieus (-600).

Among SINGERS In Greece

Among singers born in Greece, Maria Farantouri ranks 4Before her are Nana Mouskouri (1934), Vicky Leandros (1949), and Agnes Baltsa (1944). After her are Agathonas Iakovidis (1955), George Dalaras (1949), Haris Alexiou (1950), Marinella (1938), Sakis Rouvas (1962), Sotiria Bellou (1921), Eleftheria Arvanitaki (1957), and Katy Garbi (1961).