Salif Keita

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Salif Keïta (IPA: [salif keita]) (born 25 August 1949) is a Malian singer-songwriter, referred to as the "Golden Voice of Africa". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salif Keita has received more than 579,591 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Salif Keita is the 282nd most popular musician (up from 304th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Mali (up from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Malian Musician.

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  • 580k

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  • 68.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Salif Keita ranks 282 out of 2,675Before him are Cozy Powell, Cliff Williams, Rudolf Schenker, Buddy Rich, Charles Mingus, and John Zorn. After him are Izzy Stradlin, Billy Idol, Yngwie Malmsteen, Avril Lavigne, Karl Jenkins, and Maria João Pires.

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Among people born in 1949, Salif Keita ranks 70Before him are Joachim Sauer, Hugh David Politzer, Teófilo Cubillas, Brigitte Bierlein, Philippe Starck, and Cliff Williams. After him are Valery Leontiev, Peter Shilton, Horst Ludwig Störmer, Carl Bildt, Morten Olsen, and Kurmanbek Bakiyev.

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In Mali

Among people born in Mali, Salif Keita ranks 4 out of 46Before him are Musa I of Mali (1280), Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (1945), and Modibo Keïta (1915). After him are Moussa Traoré (1936), Amadou Toumani Touré (1948), Jean Tigana (1955), Ali Farka Touré (1939), Askia Mohammad I (1443), Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946), Dioncounda Traoré (1942), and Sonni Ali (1464).

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Among musicians born in Mali, Salif Keita ranks 1After him are Toumani Diabaté (1965).

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