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Sylvester James Jr. (September 6, 1947 – December 16, 1988), known simply as Sylvester, was an American singer-songwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sylvester has received more than 254,841 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Sylvester is the 1,131st most popular singer (down from 767th in 2019), the 5,783rd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,319th in 2019) and the 287th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 250k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sylvesters by language

Over the past year Sylvester has had the most page views in the with 27,511 views, followed by Spanish (25,942), and French (16,610). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Southern Azerbaijani (157.26%), Swedish (104.94%), and Finnish (59.59%)


Among singers, Sylvester ranks 1,131 out of 4,381Before him are Marcel Amont, Chris Farlowe, Viktor Lazlo, Travis Scott, Siouxsie Sioux, and Claude Nougaro. After him are Jean Philippe, Gil Scott-Heron, Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient, James Arthur, Kumar Sanu, and Angela Gossow.

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Among people born in 1947, Sylvester ranks 441Before him are Juliet Berto, Valery Afanassiev, Stefano Benni, Goran Paskaljević, Michael Ignatieff, and Franghiz Ali-Zadeh. After him are Dương Thu Hương, Giuseppe Betori, Margaret Geller, Wolfgang Flür, Philémon Yang, and Martin Ferrero. Among people deceased in 1988, Sylvester ranks 151Before him are Francisco Rodrigues, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Seth Neddermeyer, Ernest Labrousse, Frederick Loewe, and Roy Urquhart. After him are Louise Nevelson, Colleen Moore, Phạm Hùng, Brigitte Horney, Kurt Raab, and Jaú.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sylvester ranks 5,783 out of 20,380Before him are Rooney Mara (1985), Florence Bascom (1862), Jennifer Capriati (1976), Godfrey Reggio (1940), Kenneth Appel (1932), and Krista Allen (1971). After him are Dick Powell (1904), Van Johnson (1916), Connie Willis (1945), Linda Perry (1965), Josh Hutcherson (1992), and Marion Donovan (1917).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Sylvester ranks 287Before him are Jim Reeves (1923), Odetta (1930), Jim Steinman (1947), Sheila E. (1957), Jimmie Rodgers (1897), and Travis Scott (1991). After him are Gil Scott-Heron (1949), Steve Porcaro (1957), Jeanette MacDonald (1903), Usher (1978), Lou Rawls (1933), and Eva Cassidy (1963).