Nam June Paik

1932 - 2006

Nam June Paik

Nam June Paik (Korean: 백남준; July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean American artist. He worked with a variety of media and is considered to be the founder of video art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nam June Paik has received more than 514,700 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 176th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 510k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Nam June Paik ranks 176 out of 2,258Before him are Giovanni Battista Martini, Chris Isaak, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, André Previn, Bernard Haitink, and Joe Hisaishi. After him are Louis Vierne, Jacqueline du Pré, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Emil Gilels, Giya Kancheli, and Lars Ulrich.

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Among people born in 1932, Nam June Paik ranks 62Before him are David Scott, V. S. Naipaul, Stéphane Audran, Peter Eisenman, Francis Lai, and Vytautas Landsbergis. After him are Algirdas Brazauskas, Harriet Andersson, Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner, Nagisa Oshima, Vladimir Ivashko, and Walter Gilbert. Among people deceased in 2006, Nam June Paik ranks 43Before him are P. W. Botha, Markus Wolf, Alida Valli, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Allen Carr, and Robert Bruce Merrifield. After him are Anna Politkovskaya, Shohei Imamura, Karel Appel, Romano Mussolini, Alexander Litvinenko, and Shelley Winters.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Nam June Paik ranks 32 out of 380Before him are Jeong Dojeon (1342), Crown Prince Sado (1735), Heonjong of Joseon (1827), Yun Chi-ho (1864), Yejong of Joseon (1450), and Yi I (1536). After him are Princess Deokhye (1912), Lee Kun-hee (1942), Gim Yu-sin (595), Charles J. Pedersen (1904), Kim Ki-duk (1960), and Kim Tu-bong (1889).

Among MUSICIANS In South Korea

Among musicians born in South Korea, Nam June Paik ranks 1After him are Yiruma (1978), Yang Hyun-suk (1970), Suga (1993), Jung Yong-hwa (1989), Zico (1992), Kang Min-hyuk (1991), and Sungha Jung (1996).