Salvatore Adamo

1943 - Today

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Salvatore, Adamo is a singer and composer, who is known for his romantic ballads. Adamo was born on November 1, 1943, in Comiso, Sicily, Italy, and has lived in Belgium since the age of three, which is why he has dual citizenship. Since 2001 Adamo holds the Belgian noble title of Ridder, similar to the English title of "Knight".He first gained popularity throughout Europe and later in the Middle East, Latin America, Japan, and the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvatore Adamo has received more than 343,494 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Salvatore Adamo is the 83rd most popular singer (down from 61st in 2019), the 658th most popular biography from Italy (down from 533rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Italian Singer.

Salvatore Adamo is a famous singer and songwriter. He is most famous for his song "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu" which was translated into English as "Volare" and was a major hit in the United States.

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  • 340k

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  • 73.71

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  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Salvatore Adamo ranks 83 out of 3,541Before him are Amália Rodrigues, Steven Tyler, Nancy Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Domenico Modugno, and Robert Plant. After him are Celine Dion, Gigliola Cinquetti, Prince, Enrique Iglesias, Jenny Lind, and Dolly Parton.

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Among people born in 1943, Salvatore Adamo ranks 33Before him are Richard Wright, Howard Gardner, Horst Köhler, Tarja Halonen, Jean-Jacques Annaud, and Carlos Alberto Parreira. After him are David Cronenberg, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Gianni Rivera, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, Masaru Emoto, and Mohammad Khatami.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Salvatore Adamo ranks 658 out of 4,088Before him are Domenico Modugno (1928), Ottorino Respighi (1879), Bona Sforza (1494), Alexius of Rome (400), Pope Eusebius (250), and Ornella Muti (1955). After him are Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Constans (320), Luca Giordano (1634), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Athalaric (516), and Scholastica (480).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Salvatore Adamo ranks 9Before him are Enrico Caruso (1873), Farinelli (1705), Andrea Bocelli (1958), Toto Cutugno (1943), Albano Carrisi (1943), and Domenico Modugno (1928). After him are Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Mirella Freni (1935), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), Renata Tebaldi (1922), Mina (1940), and Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921).