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Nancy Wilson

1937 - 2018

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Nancy Sue Wilson (February 20, 1937 – December 13, 2018) was an American singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mid-1950s until her retirement in the early 2010s. She was especially notable for her single "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am" and her version of the standard "Guess Who I Saw Today". Wilson recorded more than 70 albums and won three Grammy Awards for her work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nancy Wilson has received more than 105,897 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Nancy Wilson is the 1,188th most popular singer (up from 1,196th in 2019), the 6,440th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,549th in 2019) and the 320th most popular American Singer.

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  • 46.81

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  • 26

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  • 2.19

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  • 4.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Nancy Wilson ranks 1,188 out of 3,528Before her are Ricardo Montaner, Izumi Sakai, Sherrill Milnes, Kayahan, Tefta Tashko-Koço, and Brita Borg. After her are Terry Jacks, Ian Hunter, Andreas Scholl, Bob Welch, Ireen Sheer, and Lisa Stansfield.

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Among people born in 1937, Nancy Wilson ranks 317Before her are Attilio Nicora, Amparo Baró, Brian Redman, Manga, Carmelo Bene, and David Acevedo. After her are Toribio Ticona Porco, Sergey Ling, Brian Lumley, Barbara Jones, Hassan Habibi, and Ramsewak Shankar. Among people deceased in 2018, Nancy Wilson ranks 288Before her are Neagu Djuvara, Clint Walker, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, Jon Hiseman, Soon-Tek Oh, and D. J. Fontana. After her are Glenn Branca, Pat Torpey, Durward Knowles, Mrinal Sen, Oleg Anofriyev, and Gianfranco Parolini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nancy Wilson ranks 6,440 out of 18,182Before her are Ransom E. Olds (1864), Ted DiBiase (1954), Robert Harron (1893), Johnny Mercer (1909), Joe Ranft (1960), and Will Geer (1902). After her are Glenn Branca (1948), Norman Mineta (1931), Daniel Mann (1912), Story Musgrave (1935), Rockmond Dunbar (1974), and Tera Patrick (1976).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Nancy Wilson ranks 320Before her are Steve Porcaro (1957), Mandy Moore (1984), Lhasa de Sela (1972), Jeanette MacDonald (1903), Gil Scott-Heron (1949), and Sherrill Milnes (1935). After her are Bob Welch (1945), Darlene Love (1941), Vikki Carr (1941), Nick Carter (1980), Kim Gordon (1953), and Travis Scott (1991).