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Mylène Farmer

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Mylène Jeanne Gautier (French: [milɛn ʒan ɡotje]; born 12 September 1961), known professionally as Mylène Farmer ([milɛn faʁmœʁ]), is a Canadian-born French singer, songwriter, occasional actress, writer, and entrepreneur. Having sold more than 30 million records in France, she is among the most successful recording artists of all time in that country. She holds the record for the most number one hit singles in the French charts, with twenty-one to date – eight of which were consecutive.Born in Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada (a former city now part of the Montreal borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro), to French parents, the family soon relocated to Chaville, near Paris, where Farmer pursued a career in modelling and acting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mylène Farmer has received more than 1,247,651 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Mylène Farmer is the 261st most popular singer (up from 311th in 2019), the 71st most popular biography from Canada (up from 74th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Canadian Singer.

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  • 1.2M

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  • 58.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Mylène Farmer ranks 261 out of 3,528Before her are Sonny Bono, Johnny Logan, Hank Williams, Teresa Berganza, Corry Brokken, and Fabrizio De André. After her are Jessye Norman, Victoria de los Ángeles, Christa Ludwig, Shirley Bassey, Sade, and Jimmy Cliff.

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Among people born in 1961, Mylène Farmer ranks 38Before her are António Costa, Julia Gillard, James Gandolfini, Karl von Habsburg, Erna Solberg, and Dave Mustaine. After her are Ricky Gervais, Lisa Gerrard, Andoni Zubizarreta, Dmitry Muratov, Erwin Koeman, and Wayne Gretzky.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Mylène Farmer ranks 71 out of 1,350Before her are Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (1943), Oscar Peterson (1925), David H. Hubel (1926), Linda Evangelista (1965), Edward Dmytryk (1908), and John Charles Fields (1863). After her are Norman Bethune (1890), Avril Lavigne (1984), A. E. van Vogt (1912), Wayne Gretzky (1961), Rachel McAdams (1978), and Yvonne De Carlo (1922).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Mylène Farmer ranks 5Before her are Celine Dion (1968), Bryan Adams (1959), Paul Anka (1941), and Drake (1986). After her are Justin Bieber (1994), Denny Doherty (1940), Shania Twain (1965), Nelly Furtado (1978), Shawn Mendes (1998), Michael Bublé (1975), and Alanis Morissette (1974).

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