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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 in Manchester, England, at age 28. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Malibran has received more than 162,147 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Maria Malibran is the 119th most popular singer (up from 132nd in 2019), the 824th most popular biography from France (up from 910th 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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  • 30

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Among singers, Maria Malibran ranks 119 out of 3,528Before her are Domenico Modugno, Marvin Gaye, Annie Lennox, Carmen Miranda, Harry Belafonte, and Bryan Adams. After her are Eric Burdon, Sylvie Vartan, Peter Gabriel, Tom Jones, Jon Bon Jovi, and Gloria Estefan.

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Among people born in 1808, Maria Malibran ranks 13Before her are Jefferson Davis, Emir Abdelkader, Frederick VII of Denmark, Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Thomas Cook, and Gérard de Nerval. After her are Johann Gustav Droysen, David Strauss, Solomon Northup, Carl Spitzweg, Princess Louise of Prussia, and Mohammad Shah Qajar. Among people deceased in 1836, Maria Malibran ranks 8Before her are Charles X of France, James Madison, Letizia Ramolino, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, and William Godwin. After her are Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, James Mill, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Davy Crockett, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, and Anthony of Saxony.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maria Malibran ranks 824 out of 6,011Before her are Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651), Jean Froissart (1337), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), Jean-Georges Noverre (1727), Hector Guimard (1867), and Charles Hermite (1822). After her are Charles Nicolle (1866), Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763), Pauline Viardot (1821), Chevalier d'Éon (1728), Germaine of Foix (1488), and Eric Cantona (1966).

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), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), and Françoise Hardy (1944). After her are Caterina Valente (1931), Georges Brassens (1921), Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Charles Trenet (1913), Manu Chao (1961), and Desireless (1952).