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Rachid Taha

1958 - 2018

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Rachid Taha (Arabic: رشيد طه, Rashīd Ṭāhā, [raʃiːd tˤaːhaː]; 18 September 1958 – 12 September 2018) was an Algerian singer and activist based in France described as "sonically adventurous". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rachid Taha has received more than 772,444 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Rachid Taha is the 574th most popular musician (up from 580th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 60th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Algerian Musician.

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  • 31

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  • 5.16

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  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Rachid Taha ranks 574 out of 2,662Before him are Dido, Maria Yudina, David A. Stewart, Chad Smith, Lev Oborin, and Tico Torres. After him are Eric Woolfson, Edgar Froese, DJ BoBo, Victor Young, Tim Rice, and Paul Tortelier.

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Among people born in 1958, Rachid Taha ranks 73Before him are Linda Kozlowski, Patrice Talon, Marg Helgenberger, Miranda Richardson, Peter Capaldi, and Ghassan Massoud. After him are Limahl, Nikki Sixx, Keigo Higashino, Cornelia Funke, Riccardo Paletti, and Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Among people deceased in 2018, Rachid Taha ranks 129Before him are Eduard Uspensky, Joseph Joffo, Nicolas Roeg, Dobri Dobrev, Yoshinobu Ishii, and Luis García Meza. After him are Irena Szewińska, Đỗ Mười, Per Kirkeby, Oleg Tabakov, Margit Sandemo, and Alexander Zakharchenko.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Rachid Taha ranks 70 out of 184Before him are Alain Mimoun (1921), Tony Gatlif (1948), Rabah Bitat (1925), Roger Hanin (1925), Nicole Garcia (1946), and Mouloud Feraoun (1913). After him are Abdelhamid Ben Badis (1889), Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari (1578), Françoise Fabian (1933), Ahmed Ouyahia (1952), Émile Boirac (1851), and Ibn Manzur (1233).

Among MUSICIANS In Algeria

Among musicians born in Algeria, Rachid Taha ranks 3Before him are Enrico Macias (1938) and Khaled (1960).

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