Miliza Korjus

1905 - 1980

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Miliza Elizabeth Korjus [militsa] (August 18, 1909 – August 26, 1980) was a Polish-born ethnic Estonian coloratura soprano opera singer, who later appeared in Hollywood films. Her birth year has been reported as uncertain, and ranges from 1900 to 1909 according to various sources. Her daughter, Melissa Wells, claims the year was 1909 and that her mother knew such. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miliza Korjus has received more than 83,163 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Miliza Korjus is the 910th most popular singer (down from 898th in 2019), the 750th most popular biography from Poland and the 8th most popular Polish Singer.

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  • 16

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Among singers, Miliza Korjus ranks 910 out of 3,541Before her are Julia Volkova, Basia, Miyuki Nakajima, Luis Alberto Spinetta, Harry Styles, and Alessandro Safina. After her are Tony Martin, Serge Lama, Anita Traversi, Melanie, Koko Taylor, and Toše Proeski.

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Among people born in 1905, Miliza Korjus ranks 207Before her are Vicente Trueba, Walther Müller, Hendrik Wade Bode, Edmundo Piaggio, Étienne Mattler, and Gustav Wiederkehr. After her are John Kuck, Víctor Morales, Luis Vargas Peña, Jenő Rejtő, Hadiya Davletshina, and John O'Hara. Among people deceased in 1980, Miliza Korjus ranks 170Before her are Harri Larva, Jimmy Durante, Joseph Banks Rhine, Andrija Anković, George Pal, and Petar Trifunović. After her are Philip Guston, Dorothy Day, Rudolf Bürger, Boris Delaunay, Zezé Procópio, and Luis Muñoz Marín.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Miliza Korjus ranks 750 out of 1,231Before her are Heinrich Göppert (1800), Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski (1503), O. E. Hasse (1903), Kazimierz Sosnkowski (1885), Wojciech Szczęsny (1990), and Basia (1954). After her are Heinrich von Stephan (1831), Leszek Balcerowicz (1947), Kazimierz Sabbat (1913), Andrzej Bartkowiak (1950), Friedrich von Adelung (1768), and Tomasz Stańko (1942).

Among SINGERS In Poland

Among singers born in Poland, Miliza Korjus ranks 8Before her are Marek Grechuta (1945), Jan Kiepura (1902), Maryla Rodowicz (1945), Katja Ebstein (1945), Anna Maria Jopek (1970), and Basia (1954). After her are Chava Alberstein (1946), Jean de Reszke (1850), Urszula Dudziak (1943), Olga Jackowska (1951), Edyta Górniak (1972), and Jacek Kaczmarski (1957).