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René Angélil

1942 - 2016

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René Angélil (French pronunciation: ​[ʁəne ɑ̃ʒelil]; January 16, 1942 – January 14, 2016) was a Canadian musical producer, talent manager and singer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of René Angélil has received more than 7,695,377 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. René Angélil is the 6th most popular producer (up from 12th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Canada (up from 65th in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Producer.

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Among producers, René Angélil ranks 6 out of 89Before him are Walt Disney, Harvey Weinstein, Carlo Ponti, Dino De Laurentiis, and Phil Spector. After him are Rick Rubin, Jerry Bruckheimer, David O. Selznick, Simon Cowell, Louis B. Mayer, and Albert R. Broccoli.

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Among people born in 1942, René Angélil ranks 66Before him are Bob Hoskins, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Lee Kun-hee, Peter Greenaway, Felipe González, and Leo Beenhakker. After him are Hissène Habré, Thabo Mbeki, Vicente Fox, Margaret Court, Larry Flynt, and George Jung. Among people deceased in 2016, René Angélil ranks 43Before him are James Cronin, Walter Scheel, Hilary Putnam, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Michael Cimino, and Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. After him are Robert Vaughn, Reinhard Selten, Zsa Zsa Gabor, George Kennedy, Ray Tomlinson, and Junko Tabei.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, René Angélil ranks 36 out of 1,350Before him are John Kenneth Galbraith (1908), Bryan Adams (1959), Pierre Trudeau (1919), Howard Shore (1946), Henry Mintzberg (1939), and Richard E. Taylor (1929). After him are William Giauque (1895), Joni Mitchell (1943), Paul Anka (1941), Bertram Brockhouse (1918), Denis Villeneuve (1967), and Mary Pickford (1892).

Among PRODUCERS In Canada

Among producers born in Canada, René Angélil ranks 1After him are Harry Saltzman (1915), Lorne Michaels (1944), and Albert S. Ruddy (1930).