Riki Sorsa

1952 - 2016

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Richard Esko "Riki" Sorsa (26 December 1952 – 10 May 2016) was a Finnish pop singer. He started his career in 1974 as the lead singer in the band The Zoo. He represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 with the entry "Reggae OK", a reggae influenced song in Finnish which came 16th (out of 20 countries). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Riki Sorsa has received more than 40,954 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Riki Sorsa is the 2,210th most popular singer, the 423rd most popular biography from Finland and the 17th most popular Singer.

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  • 41k

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  • 38.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Riki Sorsa ranks 2,210 out of 3,528Before him are Mark E. Smith, Claudia Leitte, Ana Tijoux, Giorgia, Lisa Angell, and Carrie Underwood. After him are Amanda Lepore, Lee Ryan, Cheryl Lynn, Nelly Ciobanu, Bobby Rydell, and Taio Cruz.

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Among people born in 1952, Riki Sorsa ranks 596Before him are Marsha Blackburn, Harald Konopka, Vera Anisimova, Guillermo La Rosa, Wojciech Rudy, and Oliver Knussen. After him are Debbie Meyer, John Rutsey, Wim Meutstege, Veronika Schmidt, Anatoly Baidachny, and Laraine Newman. Among people deceased in 2016, Riki Sorsa ranks 498Before him are Bernie Worrell, Ron Glass, Guy Clark, Viktor Gavrikov, Bobby Wanzer, and Christopher Zeeman. After him are Pavel Sheremet, Marcos Danilo Padilha, Maurice G. Dantec, Vanity, Nahed Hattar, and Tera Wray.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Riki Sorsa ranks 423 out of 642Before him are Johanna Sinisalo (1958), Jutta Urpilainen (1975), Jenni Dahlman (1981), Tapio Korjus (1961), Jonne Järvelä (1974), and Pertti Ukkola (1950). After him are Jarkko Nieminen (1981), Sari Essayah (1967), Jussi Halla-aho (1971), Petteri Orpo (1969), Tapio Kantanen (1949), and Risto Laakkonen (1967).

Among SINGERS In Finland

Among singers born in Finland, Riki Sorsa ranks 17Before him are Timo Kotipelto (1969), Kirka (1950), Lauri Ylönen (1979), Karita Mattila (1960), Tony Kakko (1975), and Linde Lindström (1976). After him are Nina Åström (1962), Kaija Kärkinen (1962), Leena Peisa (1979), Erna Siikavirta (1977), Saara Aalto (1987), and Sonja Lumme (1961).