Sarah Vaughan

1924 - 1990

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Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer. Nicknamed "Sassy" and "The Divine One", she won four Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. She was given an NEA Jazz Masters Award in 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sarah Vaughan has received more than 1,573,807 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Sarah Vaughan is the 51st most popular singer (up from 53rd in 2019), the 349th most popular biography from United States (up from 350th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Singer.

Sarah Vaughan is most famous for her jazz vocal style and for being the first African-American woman to sing with a major symphony orchestra.

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Among singers, Sarah Vaughan ranks 51 out of 3,541Before her are Ella Fitzgerald, Eminem, Agnetha Fältskog, Stevie Wonder, Toto Cutugno, and Kurt Cobain. After her are Joe Dassin, Marvin Gaye, Albano Carrisi, Art Garfunkel, Constanze Mozart, and Carlos Gardel.

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Among people born in 1924, Sarah Vaughan ranks 12Before her are Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Robert Mugabe, Kim Dae-jung, Truman Capote, Jean-François Lyotard, and Eli Cohen. After her are Süleyman Demirel, Benoit Mandelbrot, Jacques Le Goff, Black Dahlia, Lauren Bacall, and Paul Feyerabend. Among people deceased in 1990, Sarah Vaughan ranks 11Before her are B. F. Skinner, Louis Althusser, Ava Gardner, Leonard Bernstein, Alberto Moravia, and Norbert Elias. After her are Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Paulette Goddard, Pavel Cherenkov, John Bowlby, Yun Posun, and Sergei Parajanov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sarah Vaughan ranks 349 out of 15,968Before her are Kurt Cobain (1967), Paul Auster (1947), Angelina Jolie (1975), Richard Bach (1936), Charlie Parker (1920), and Mary Cassatt (1844). After her are Rachel Carson (1907), Joe Dassin (1938), Marvin Gaye (1939), Anthony Perkins (1932), Henry Clay (1777), and Chester W. Nimitz (1885).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Sarah Vaughan ranks 22Before her are Barry White (1944), Nina Simone (1933), Ella Fitzgerald (1917), Eminem (1972), Stevie Wonder (1950), and Kurt Cobain (1967). After her are Joe Dassin (1938), Marvin Gaye (1939), Art Garfunkel (1941), Little Richard (1932), Jennifer Lopez (1969), and Glen Campbell (1936).