Nana Mouskouri

1934 - Today

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Ioanna "Nana" Mouskouri (Greek: Ιωάννα "Νάνα" Μούσχουρη [i.oˈana ˈnana ˈmusxuri]) (born on October 13, 1934, in Chania, Crete, Greece) is a Greek singer. Over the span of her career, she has released over 200 albums in at least twelve languages, including Greek, French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Hebrew, Welsh, Mandarin Chinese and Corsican.Mouskouri became well known throughout Europe for the song "The White Rose of Athens", recorded first in German as "Weiße Rosen aus Athen" as an adaptation of her Greek song "Σαν σφυρίξεις τρείς φορές" (San sfyríxeis tris forés, "When you whistle three times"). It became her first record to sell over one million copies.Later in 1963, she represented Luxembourg at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "À force de prier". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nana Mouskouri has received more than 1,671,143 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Nana Mouskouri is the 30th most popular singer (up from 39th in 2019), the 71st most popular biography from Greece and the most popular Greek Singer.

Nana Mouskouri is most famous for her singing.

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Among singers, Nana Mouskouri ranks 30 out of 3,541Before her are Farinelli, Dalida, Patti Smith, Cesária Évora, Mick Jagger, and Umm Kulthum. After her are Brian Johnson, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Serge Gainsbourg, Barry White, and Nico.

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Among people born in 1934, Nana Mouskouri ranks 12Before her are Maggie Smith, Giorgio Armani, Albert II of Belgium, Carl Sagan, Judi Dench, and Gene Cernan. After her are Shirley MacLaine, Daniel Kahneman, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Ulrike Meinhof, Alexei Leonov, and Manuel Noriega.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Nana Mouskouri ranks 71 out of 855Before her are Peleus (null), Nikos Kazantzakis (1883), Mikis Theodorakis (1925), Isocrates (-436), Vangelis (1943), and Clement of Alexandria (150). After her are Paul of Greece (1901), Lysippos (-390), Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270), Giorgio de Chirico (1888), John V Palaiologos (1332), and Antigonus I Monophthalmus (-382).

Among SINGERS In Greece

Among singers born in Greece, Nana Mouskouri ranks 1After her are Vicky Leandros (1949), Agnes Baltsa (1944), Maria Farantouri (1947), Agathonas Iakovidis (1955), George Dalaras (1949), Haris Alexiou (1950), Marinella (1938), Sakis Rouvas (1962), Sotiria Bellou (1921), Eleftheria Arvanitaki (1957), and Katy Garbi (1961).