Shirley Verrett

1931 - 2010

Shirley Verrett

Shirley Verrett (May 31, 1931 – November 5, 2010) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano who successfully transitioned into soprano roles, i.e. soprano sfogato. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shirley Verrett has received more than 87,936 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 911th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 88k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Shirley Verrett ranks 915 out of 3,001Before her are BoA, Edmundo Ros, Laila Kinnunen, Julia Volkova, Bobby Bland, and Rita Coolidge. After her are Simone de Oliveira, Shirley Horn, Zara Dolukhanova, Simón Díaz, Berta Ambrož, and Paulina Rubio.

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Among people born in 1931, Shirley Verrett ranks 254Before her are Galina Zybina, Mikael Tariverdiev, Mike Parkes, Agustín García-Gasco Vicente, Sergio Obeso Rivera, and Regis Philbin. After her are Tamara Tyshkevich, Alvin Ailey, Alain Cavalier, Nick Adams, Nicole Courcel, and Hubert Sumlin. Among people deceased in 2010, Shirley Verrett ranks 209Before her are Bob Guccione, Guy Lapébie, Paul Gray, Simon MacCorkindale, Geoffrey Burbidge, and István Bilek. After her are Kenneth Noland, José Torres, Chushiro Hayashi, Dixie Carter, Edoardo Sanguineti, and Brita Borg.

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