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Omara Portuondo

1930 - Today

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Omara Portuondo Peláez (born 29 October 1930) is a Cuban singer and dancer. A founding member of the popular vocal group Cuarteto d'Aida, Portuondo has collaborated with many important Cuban musicians during her long career, including Julio Gutiérrez, Juanito Márquez and Chucho Valdés. Although primarily known for her rendition of boleros, she has recorded in a wide range of styles from jazz to son cubano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omara Portuondo has received more than 392,788 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Omara Portuondo is the 227th most popular singer (down from 214th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Cuba (up from 21st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Cuban Singer.

Omara Portuondo is most famous for being a Cuban singer and songwriter. She is a member of the Buena Vista Social Club, which was formed in 1997.

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Omara Portuondo ranks 227 out of 3,528Before her are Nena, Mario Lanza, Sezen Aksu, Mariah Carey, Susan Boyle, and Debbie Harry. After her are Lil Wayne, Tito Gobbi, Renata Scotto, Robbie Williams, Gianni Morandi, and Chris Cornell.

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Among people born in 1930, Omara Portuondo ranks 81Before her are Gaafar Nimeiry, Ben Gazzara, Buck Henry, Michel Serres, Zhores Alferov, and Chinua Achebe. After her are Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, Pavel Popovich, Michal Kováč, Sonny Rollins, Mario Adorf, and James Irwin.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Omara Portuondo ranks 20 out of 248Before her are Juan Almeida Bosque (1927), Celia Cruz (1925), Emilio Mola (1887), Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado (1919), Miguel Díaz-Canel (1960), and Alicia Alonso (1920). After her are Javier Sotomayor (1967), Sergio Oliva (1941), Reinaldo Arenas (1943), Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1956), Tomas Milian (1933), and Teófilo Stevenson (1952).

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Among SINGERS In Cuba

Among singers born in Cuba, Omara Portuondo ranks 4Before her are Gloria Estefan (1957), Ibrahim Ferrer (1927), and Celia Cruz (1925). After her are Pérez Prado (1916), Mongo Santamaría (1917), Silvio Rodríguez (1946), Rita Marley (1946), Pablo Milanés (1943), Laurel Aitken (1927), Benny Moré (1919), and Camila Cabello (1997).

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