Nina Hagen

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Catharina "Nina" Hagen (German: [ˈniːna ˈhaːɡn̩] (listen); born 11 March 1955) is a German singer, songwriter, and actress. She is known for her theatrical vocals and rose to prominence during the punk and new wave movements in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Born in the former East Berlin, German Democratic Republic, Hagen began her career as an actress when she appeared in several German films alongside her mother Eva-Maria Hagen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nina Hagen has received more than 1,431,446 page views. Her biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Nina Hagen is the 153rd most popular singer (down from 144th in 2019), the 844th most popular biography from Germany (down from 765th in 2019) and the 9th most popular German Singer.

Nina Hagen is most famous for her work as a singer and actress in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany). She was born in 1955 in East Berlin, which was then part of the Soviet Union.

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  • 51

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  • 3.64

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Among singers, Nina Hagen ranks 153 out of 3,541Before her are Nicolai Ghiaurov, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Eduard Khil, Charles Trenet, Ivan Rebroff, and Georges Brassens. After her are Caterina Valente, Billy Joel, Ben E. King, Shakira, Suzi Quatro, and Manu Chao.

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Among people born in 1955, Nina Hagen ranks 30Before her are Donatella Versace, Ludovico Einaudi, Liu Xiaobo, Mark David Chapman, Marcelo Bielsa, and Billy Bob Thornton. After her are François Cluzet, Mariano Rajoy, Dodi Fayed, Carme Forcadell, John Grisham, and Roland Emmerich.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Nina Hagen ranks 844 out of 5,289Before her are Prince Leopold of Bavaria (1846), Karl Harrer (1890), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Horst Tappert (1923), Ulay (1943), and Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752). After her are Gustav Radbruch (1878), Dietmar Hopp (1940), Hugo Boss (1885), Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse (1868), Karl Rahner (1904), and Rudolf Otto (1869).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Nina Hagen ranks 9Before her are Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), Klaus Meine (1948), Dieter Bohlen (1954), Sandra (1962), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), and Ivan Rebroff (1931). After her are Thomas Anders (1963), Nena (1960), Tarkan (1972), Franzl Lang (1930), Christa Ludwig (1928), and Wolf Biermann (1936).