Marianne Faithfull

1946 - Today

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Marianne Evelyn Gabriel Faithfull (born 29 December 1946) is an English rock singer. She achieved popularity in the 1960s with the release of her hit single "As Tears Go By" and became one of the lead female artists during the British Invasion in the United States. Born in Hampstead, London, Faithfull began her career in 1964 after attending a party for the Rolling Stones, where she was discovered by Andrew Loog Oldham. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marianne Faithfull has received more than 5,642,172 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Marianne Faithfull is the 63rd most popular singer (up from 72nd in 2019), the 291st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 367th in 2019) and the 9th most popular British Singer.

Marianne Faithfull is most famous for her song "As Tears Go By" and her relationship with Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger.

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  • 5.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.31

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Marianne Faithfull ranks 63 out of 4,381Before her are Ella Fitzgerald, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Nilsson, Salvatore Adamo, Kate Bush, and George Michael. After her are Kurt Cobain, Anthony Kiedis, Rod Stewart, Florence Foster Jenkins, Sarah Vaughan, and Carlos Gardel.

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Among people born in 1946, Marianne Faithfull ranks 40Before her are Roh Moo-hyun, Benny Andersson, José Carreras, Oliver Stone, Timothy Dalton, and David Suchet. After her are Emerson Fittipaldi, Robert Fripp, Masoud Barzani, Isaias Afwerki, Boris Berezovsky, and Arrigo Sacchi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Marianne Faithfull ranks 291 out of 8,785Before her are David Suchet (1946), Richard Cromwell (1626), Edward Gibbon (1737), George Michael (1963), John Logie Baird (1888), and Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943). After her are Charlie Watts (1941), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), William Morris (1834), Æthelred the Unready (968), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), and Julie Andrews (1935).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Marianne Faithfull ranks 9Before her are Brian Johnson (1947), Joe Cocker (1944), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Phil Collins (1951), Kate Bush (1958), and George Michael (1963). After her are Rod Stewart (1945), Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Morrissey (1959), Robert Plant (1948), and Peter Gabriel (1950).