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Roberta Peters

1930 - 2017

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Roberta Peters (May 4, 1930 – January 18, 2017) was an American coloratura soprano. One of the most prominent American singers to achieve lasting fame and success in opera, Peters is noted for her 35-year association with the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York, among the longest such associations between a singer and a company in opera. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberta Peters has received more than 167,725 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Roberta Peters is the 1,847th most popular singer (down from 1,516th in 2019), the 10,005th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,350th in 2019) and the 510th most popular American Singer.

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  • 170k

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  • 41.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Roberta Peters ranks 1,847 out of 3,528Before her are Bobbie Gentry, Alsou, Nawal Al Zoghbi, Big Pun, Kyōko Koizumi, and Marta Jandová. After her are Ewan MacColl, Kim Junsu, Roy Acuff, Jon Nödtveidt, Harry Chapin, and Cho Kyu-hyun.

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Among people born in 1930, Roberta Peters ranks 496Before her are Bertha Brouwer, Lionel Cox, Geeta Dutt, Dolores Huerta, Booker Ervin, and Petar Šegvić. After her are Yuriy Tyukalov, Miguel Seijas, Ardalion Ignatyev, Yevgeny Maskinskov, Ronald Stretton, and Stanley Sadie. Among people deceased in 2017, Roberta Peters ranks 483Before her are Ahmed Kathrada, Gilbert Stork, Egon Günther, Desmond Connell, John B. Anderson, and Josef Augusta. After her are Niels Helveg Petersen, Luis Garisto, Marc Baecke, Tore Eriksson, Bernie Casey, and Miriam Rodríguez Martínez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roberta Peters ranks 10,005 out of 18,182Before her are Omar Hakim (1959), Madge Kennedy (1891), Micky Ward (1965), Paul Burke (1926), Vincent Kartheiser (1979), and Adam Yauch (1964). After her are Kevin Connolly (1974), Donny Osmond (1957), Amanda Blake (1929), Morrison Waite (1816), Jeff Dunham (1962), and Frances Willard (1839).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Roberta Peters ranks 510Before her are Taylor Dayne (1962), Jam Master Jay (1965), Jimmy Witherspoon (1920), Lucinda Williams (1953), Bobbie Gentry (1942), and Big Pun (1971). After her are Roy Acuff (1903), Harry Chapin (1942), Macklemore (1983), B-Real (1970), Malvina Reynolds (1900), and Kate Smith (1907).