Plácido Domingo

1941 - Today

Plácido Domingo

José Plácido Domingo Embil (born 21 January 1941) is a Spanish opera singer, conductor and arts administrator. He has recorded over a hundred complete operas and is well known for his versatility, regularly performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English and Russian in the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Although primarily a lirico-spinto tenor for most of his career, especially popular for his Cavaradossi, Hoffmann, Don José, and Canio, he quickly moved into more dramatic roles, becoming the most acclaimed Otello of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Plácido Domingo has received more than 1,946,403 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 21st most popular singer.

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  • 72.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Plácido Domingo ranks 21 out of 3,001Before him are Johnny Cash, Montserrat Caballé, Demis Roussos, Enrico Caruso, Adriano Celentano, and Tupac Shakur. After him are James Brown, Farinelli, Patti Smith, Jacques Brel, Barbra Streisand, and Phil Collins.

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Among people born in 1941, Plácido Domingo ranks 9Before him are Slobodan Milošević, Bob Dylan, Alex Ferguson, Joan Baez, Dick Cheney, and Bruno Ganz. After him are Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, Richard Dawkins, Cesária Évora, Krzysztof Kieślowski, and Fethullah Gülen.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Plácido Domingo ranks 47 out of 1,895Before him are Anne of Austria (1601), Charles III of Spain (1716), Ibn Arabi (1165), Arcadius (377), Pedro Almodóvar (1949), and Tomás de Torquemada (1420). After him are Louis VII of France (1120), Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886), Muhammad al-Idrisi (1100), Ramon Llull (1232), Quintilian (35), and Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Plácido Domingo ranks 3Before him are Julio Iglesias (1943) and Montserrat Caballé (1933). After him are José Carreras (1946), Enrique Iglesias (1975), Lola Flores (1923), Teresa Berganza (1933), Victoria de los Ángeles (1923), Alfredo Kraus (1927), Salomé (1939), Adelina Patti (1843), and Manolo Escobar (1931).

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