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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 1,737,959 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Marian Anderson is the 580th most popular singer (down from 467th in 2019), the 3,306th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,833rd in 2019) and the 172nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 53.18

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  • 49

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  • 2.16

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  • 5.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Marian Anderson ranks 580 out of 3,528Before her are Ghena Dimitrova, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Adele, Manolo Escobar, David Lee Roth, and Angela Gheorghiu. After her are Lusine Zakaryan, Evert Taube, Jisoo, Haddaway, La Toya Jackson, and Al Green.

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Among people born in 1897, Marian Anderson ranks 133Before her are Richard Hildebrandt, August Heissmeyer, Tan Malaka, Gaspar Cassadó, Ram Prasad Bismil, and Edith Head. After her are Xu Zhimo, Horace McCoy, Traicho Kostov, Lazare Ponticelli, Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and John Bagot Glubb. Among people deceased in 1993, Marian Anderson ranks 90Before her are Richard Jordan, William L. Shirer, Frunzik Mkrtchyan, GG Allin, Raymond Burr, and Sun Ra. After her are Monte Melkonian, Bruno Rossi, Deke Slayton, Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo, Sebastiano Baggio, and Anna Sten.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marian Anderson ranks 3,306 out of 18,182Before her are John Paine (1870), Joseph A. Walker (1921), Nathan Homer Knorr (1905), Tom Holland (1943), Doris Hart (1925), and Benny Golson (1929). After her are Crispin Glover (1964), Garret Hobart (1844), E. C. Segar (1894), Alan Wilson (1943), Ken Jenkins (1940), and Irene Dunne (1898).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Marian Anderson ranks 172Before her are Fergie (1975), Del Shannon (1934), Brenda Lee (1944), Wilson Pickett (1941), "Weird Al" Yankovic (1959), and David Lee Roth (1954). After her are La Toya Jackson (1956), Al Green (1946), Bobby Brown (1969), Rosemary Clooney (1928), Helen Kane (1904), and Jay-Z (1969).