Maria Malibran

1808 - 1836

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Maria Felicia Malibran (24 March 1808 – 23 September 1836) was a Spanish singer who commonly sang both contralto and soprano parts, and was one of the best-known opera singers of the 19th century. Malibran was known for her stormy personality and dramatic intensity, becoming a legendary figure after her death at age 28. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Malibran has received more than 115,524 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Maria Malibran is the 132nd most popular singer (up from 138th in 2019), the 913th most popular biography from France (up from 939th in 2019) and the 10th most popular French Singer.

Maria Malibran was a great opera singer in the early 1800s. She is most famous for her voice, which was said to be the most beautiful in the world.

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Among singers, Maria Malibran ranks 132 out of 3,541Before her are Lola Flores, Kris Kristofferson, Dieter Bohlen, Bruce Dickinson, Birgit Nilsson, and Jon Bon Jovi. After her are Gilbert Bécaud, Grace Jones, Ibrahim Ferrer, Sandra, Tom Jones, and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.

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Among people born in 1808, Maria Malibran ranks 15Before her are Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Gérard de Nerval, Thomas Cook, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, David Strauss, and Johann Gustav Droysen. After her are Carl Spitzweg, Solomon Northup, Mohammad Shah Qajar, Princess Louise of Prussia, Wilhelm Weitling, and Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly. Among people deceased in 1836, Maria Malibran ranks 9Before her are Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, James Madison, Letizia Ramolino, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, William Godwin, and Davy Crockett. After her are Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Claude-Louis Navier, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Anton Reicha, and James Mill.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maria Malibran ranks 913 out of 5,234Before her are Paul Delaroche (1797), Joseph Liouville (1809), Pierre Janet (1859), Liliane Bettencourt (1922), Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741), and Henri Lefebvre (1901). After her are Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu (1766), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Francis III, Duke of Brittany (1518), Bruno Latour (1947), Vincent Cassel (1966), and Robert of Molesme (1024).

Among SINGERS In France

Among singers born in France, Maria Malibran ranks 10Before her are Mireille Mathieu (1946), Carlos Gardel (1890), Johnny Hallyday (1943), France Gall (1947), Françoise Hardy (1944), and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974). After her are Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Charles Trenet (1913), Georges Brassens (1921), Caterina Valente (1931), Manu Chao (1961), and Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737).