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Midori Goto (五嶋 みどり, Gotō Midori, born October 25, 1971), who performs under the mononym Midori, is a Japanese-born American violinist. She made her debut with the New York Philharmonic at age 11 as a surprise guest soloist at the New Year's Eve Gala in 1982. In 1986 her performance at the Tanglewood Music Festival with Leonard Bernstein conducting his own composition made the front-page headlines in The New York Times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Midori has received more than 210,348 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Midori is the 1,924th most popular musician (up from 2,019th in 2019), the 1,490th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,478th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Japanese Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 210k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Midori ranks 1,924 out of 2,662Before her are Clem Burke, Maksim Mrvica, James Moody, Bushido, Patricia Barber, and John Prine. After her are Truls Mørk, Booker Ervin, Pete Quaife, Axwell, Tabea Zimmermann, and Frank Gambale.

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Among people born in 1971, Midori ranks 295Before her are Barbara Hannigan, Letícia Sabatella, Ismael Urzaiz, Anthony Rapp, Lorena Rojas, and Nenad Bjelica. After her are Xavier Naidoo, Nawal Al Zoghbi, Sanaa Lathan, Noriko Sakai, Big Pun, and Kirk Acevedo.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Midori ranks 1,490 out of 6,048Before her are Hideo Ishikawa (1969), Homare Sawa (1978), Yū Aoi (1985), Naoko Nishigai (1969), Takao Kobayashi (1961), and Yoshio Kato (1957). After her are Ko Shibasaki (1981), Miyuki Sawashiro (1985), Noritake Takahara (1951), Yukitaka Omi (1952), Yuko Takeuchi (1980), and Yuya Osako (1990).

Among MUSICIANS In Japan

Among musicians born in Japan, Midori ranks 27Before her are Yoko Shimomura (1967), Tomoyasu Hotei (1962), Mitski (1990), Keiko Matsui (1961), Hirokazu Tanaka (1957), and Ringo Sheena (1978). After her are Kento Masuda (1973), Toshio Masuda (1959), Taiji (1966), Yasunori Mitsuda (1972), Cornelius (1969), and Tsunku (1968).