Marian Anderson

1897 - 1993

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Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an American contralto. She performed a wide range of music, from opera to spirituals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marian Anderson has received more than 1,425,817 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Marian Anderson is the 468th most popular singer (down from 437th in 2019), the 2,834th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,458th in 2019) and the 144th most popular American Singer.

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  • 45

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  • 2.60

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  • 5.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Marian Anderson ranks 468 out of 3,541Before her are Jorge Negrete, Mohammed Rafi, Evert Taube, Al Martino, Aristide Bruant, and Marek Grechuta. After her are Helena Vondráčková, Marianna Martines, Maria Farantouri, Czesław Niemen, Miley Cyrus, and Billie Eilish.

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Among people born in 1897, Marian Anderson ranks 115Before her are Agustín Lara, Karol Świerczewski, Georgy Shpagin, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Štefan Tiso, and Peter Högl. After her are Lazare Ponticelli, Emil Leon Post, John Bagot Glubb, Yuri Kondratyuk, Otto Struve, and Valentin Kataev. Among people deceased in 1993, Marian Anderson ranks 79Before her are Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo, Tofiq Bahramov, Pierre Bérégovoy, Meliton Kantaria, Rahmon Nabiyev, and René Pleven. After her are Józef Czapski, József Antall, John Tuzo Wilson, Héctor Lavoe, Raymond Burr, and Sun Ra.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marian Anderson ranks 2,834 out of 15,968Before her are Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), Joe Dante (1946), John Lewis (1920), Doyle Brunson (1933), Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), and John Milnor (1931). After her are Octavia Spencer (1972), Larry Niven (1938), S. S. Van Dine (1888), Walter De Maria (1935), Dita Von Teese (1972), and John B. Kelly Sr. (1889).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Marian Anderson ranks 144Before her are Cissy Houston (1933), Dinah Washington (1924), Carly Simon (1945), Jessye Norman (1945), Fergie (1975), and Al Martino (1927). After her are Miley Cyrus (1992), Billie Eilish (2001), Jackie Jackson (1951), Waylon Jennings (1937), Bobby Darin (1936), and Don McLean (1945).