Siw Malmkvist

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Siw Gunnel Margareta Malmkvist (born 31 December 1936) is a Swedish singer and actress popular in Scandinavia and West Germany. She had a number one hit in West Germany in 1964 with "Liebeskummer lohnt sich nicht" ("Lovesickness Is Not Worthwhile"), and on 18 July 1964 she became the first Swede to have a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, when "Sole Sole Sole", a duet with Italian singer Umberto Marcato, entered the chart, peaking at No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Siw Malmkvist has received more than 94,787 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Siw Malmkvist is the 428th most popular singer (down from 381st in 2019), the 299th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 277th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Swedish Singer.

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  • 95k

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  • 65.17

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Siw Malmkvist ranks 428 out of 3,541. Before her are Teddy Scholten, Darío Moreno, Lepa Brena, Jean Ferrat, Gary Glitter, and Randy Newman. After her are Ronnie Biggs, Mia Martini, Howlin' Wolf, Gal Costa, Solomiya Krushelnytska, and Ljiljana Petrović.

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Among people born in 1936, Siw Malmkvist ranks 148Before her are Zeynab Khanlarova, Julio María Sanguinetti, Carla Bley, Klaus Kinkel, Philippe Sollers, and Walter Koenig. After her are Amr Moussa, André Kolingba, William Levada, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Arend Lijphart, and Hugh Hudson.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Siw Malmkvist ranks 299 out of 1,296. Before her are Lennart Skoglund (1929), Joe Hill (1879), Kurt Atterberg (1887), Lisbeth Palme (1931), Prince August, Duke of Dalarna (1831), and Oskar Klein (1894). After her are Erik Dahlbergh (1625), Viveca Lindfors (1920), Johan August Brinell (1849), Ola Ullsten (1931), Mikael Persbrandt (1963), and Thomas Ravelli (1959).

Among SINGERS In Sweden

Among singers born in Sweden, Siw Malmkvist ranks 12Before her are Nicolai Gedda (1925), Jussi Björling (1911), Joey Tempest (1963), Anette Olzon (1971), Lill-Babs (1938), and Monica Zetterlund (1937). After her are Basshunter (1984), Evert Taube (1890), Alice Babs (1924), Malena Ernman (1970), Anne Sofie von Otter (1955), and E-Type (1965).