Mikel Laboa

1934 - 2008

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Mikel Laboa Mancisidor (15 June 1934 – 1 December 2008) was one of the Basque Country's most important singer-songwriters. Considered the patriarch of Basque music, his music has had an influence on younger generations. A testament to this is the tribute album Txerokee, Mikel Laboaren Kantak ("Cherokee: Songs of Mikel Laboa"), published in 1991 by various younger-generation rock and folk music groups. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikel Laboa has received more than 30,875 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Mikel Laboa is the 653rd most popular singer (down from 521st in 2019), the 914th most popular biography from Spain (down from 744th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Spanish Singer.

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  • 23

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  • 3.80

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  • 2.84

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Among singers, Mikel Laboa ranks 653 out of 3,541Before him are Lila Downs, Nicki Minaj, Vince Neil, Sandie Shaw, Izhar Cohen, and Adele. After him are Anne Sofie von Otter, Peret, Alexander Vertinsky, Heidi Brühl, Peng Liyuan, and Liam Payne.

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Among people born in 1934, Mikel Laboa ranks 193Before him are Audre Lorde, Rudi Carrell, Peter Berling, Tengiz Sigua, Ellis Marsalis Jr., and Uwe Johnson. After him are Paco Ibáñez, Frank País, Maria Carta, Roberto Clemente, Darlene Conley, and Ian Richardson. Among people deceased in 2008, Mikel Laboa ranks 132Before him are Mieczysław Rakowski, Khiuaz Dospanova, Géza Kalocsay, Joan Segarra, Stanley Kamel, and Dorival Caymmi. After him are Anthony Mamo, Anne-Cath. Vestly, Baba Amte, Tsutomu Miyazaki, Ken Naganuma, and Nonna Mordyukova.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Mikel Laboa ranks 914 out of 2,595Before him are Gonzalo de Berceo (1197), Enrique Múgica (1932), Sandro Rosell (1964), Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro (1676), Paco Tous (1964), and Niccolò Antonio Colantonio (1420). After him are Paco Ibáñez (1934), Peret (1935), Jesús Garay (1930), Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo (1965), Fernando Sebastián Aguilar (1929), and Margarita Salas (1938).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Mikel Laboa ranks 20Before him are Raphael (1943), Manolo Escobar (1931), Isabella Colbran (1785), Montserrat Figueras (1942), Massiel (1947), and Pilar Lorengar (1928). After him are Peret (1935), Rocío Jurado (1946), Elvira de Hidalgo (1891), María Dolores Pradera (1924), Conchita Bautista (1936), and Alejandro Sanz (1968).