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Meat Loaf

1947 - 2022

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Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947 – January 20, 2022), known professionally as Meat Loaf, was an American rock singer and actor with a powerful, wide-ranging voice, famous for his theatrical live shows. He is on the list of best-selling music artists. His Bat Out of Hell trilogy — Bat Out of Hell (1977), Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell (1993), and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose (2006) — has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meat Loaf has received more than 15,868,796 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Meat Loaf is the 91st most popular singer (up from 223rd in 2019), the 594th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,493rd in 2019) and the 35th most popular American Singer.

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  • 16M

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  • 65.48

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  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Meat Loaf ranks 91 out of 3,528Before him are Dieter Bohlen, France Gall, Gwen Stefani, Enrique Iglesias, Georges Moustaki, and Art Garfunkel. After him are Yma Sumac, Robin Gibb, Morrissey, Robert Plant, Mercedes Sosa, and Gloria Gaynor.

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Among people born in 1947, Meat Loaf ranks 36Before him are Dick Advocaat, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Ali Abdullah Saleh, France Gall, Farrah Fawcett, and Herman Van Rompuy. After him are Gloria Gaynor, Gigliola Cinquetti, Michio Kaku, Ronnie Wood, Richard Griffiths, and Zahi Hawass. Among people deceased in 2022, Meat Loaf ranks 24Before him are Vivienne Westwood, Ayman al-Zawahiri, Angela Lansbury, Shinzō Abe, Dietrich Mateschitz, and Robbie Coltrane. After him are Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Ben Roy Mottelson, Olivia Newton-John, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Thierry Mugler, and Lata Mangeshkar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Meat Loaf ranks 594 out of 18,182Before him are Clifford Geertz (1926), Anna Politkovskaya (1958), Kim Novak (1933), Lon Chaney (1883), Art Garfunkel (1941), and Jane Addams (1860). After him are Philip Glass (1937), Demi Moore (1962), Glenn Miller (1904), Jim Mattis (1950), Bill Evans (1929), and Michael Keaton (1951).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Meat Loaf ranks 35Before him are Glen Campbell (1936), Prince (1958), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Steven Tyler (1948), Gwen Stefani (1969), and Art Garfunkel (1941). After him are Gloria Gaynor (1947), Donna Summer (1948), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Bing Crosby (1903), Roy Orbison (1936), and Dolly Parton (1946).

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