Rosa Ponselle

1897 - 1981

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Rosa Ponselle (January 22, 1897 – May 25, 1981) was an American operatic soprano. She sang mainly at the New York Metropolitan Opera and is generally considered to have been one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th Century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rosa Ponselle has received more than 121,427 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Rosa Ponselle is the 1,070th most popular singer, the 5,936th most popular biography from United States and the 304th most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Rosa Ponselle ranks 1,070 out of 3,541Before her are Bhimsen Joshi, Michel Teló, Enrique Morente, Edmundo Ros, Anouk, and Raquel Rastenni. After her are Yumi Matsutoya, Usher, Philip Bailey, Conway Twitty, Paulina Rubio, and Max Raabe.

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Among people born in 1897, Rosa Ponselle ranks 193Before her are Miguel Fleta, Blind Willie Johnson, Géza von Bolváry, Betty Compson, Higinio Morínigo, and Douglas Hartree. After her are Antonio Campolo, Roman Vishniac, Edgard Colle, Knudåge Riisager, Gerhard Lamprecht, and Ossi Oswalda. Among people deceased in 1981, Rosa Ponselle ranks 152Before her are Aníbal Ciocca, Yury Trifonov, Frances Yates, Elemér Kocsis, Anita Loos, and Francesca Woodman. After her are Benjamin Sheares, Jack Albertson, Sven Andersson, Bob Hite, Mary Lou Williams, and Álvaro Cunqueiro.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rosa Ponselle ranks 5,936 out of 15,968Before her are Eugene Garfield (1925), Peter Norton (1943), J. Lawton Collins (1896), Melissa Mathison (1950), Meredith Monk (1942), and Arlene Dahl (1925). After her are Forest Ray Moulton (1872), Gerard K. O'Neill (1927), Rory Calhoun (1922), Sting (1959), Zoot Sims (1925), and Steve Forrest (1925).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Rosa Ponselle ranks 304Before her are Charlie Daniels (1936), Roger McGuinn (1942), Steve Lawrence (1935), Jonathan Davis (1971), Jimi Jamison (1951), and Johnny Rivers (1942). After her are Usher (1978), Philip Bailey (1951), Conway Twitty (1933), Yvonne Elliman (1951), Jakob Dylan (1969), and Bob Hite (1943).