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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sylvester has received more than 189,465 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Sylvester is the 1,031st most popular singer (down from 819th in 2019), the 5,734th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,340th in 2019) and the 295th most popular American Singer.

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  • 190k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Sylvester ranks 1,031 out of 3,541Before him are Juan Pons, Nina Badrić, Zsuzsa Koncz, Thongchai McIntyre, Erna Berger, and Dulce Pontes. After him are Ayumi Hamasaki, Caterina Caselli, Eva Cassidy, Natacha Atlas, Nick Carter, and Marcel Amont.

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Among people born in 1947, Sylvester ranks 368Before him are Tiit Vähi, Alfredo Cristiani, George Sabra, Lynn Anderson, Hassan Shehata, and António Marto. After him are Marouf al-Bakhit, Geoffrey Hinton, Candy Clark, Aneka, Louise Arbour, and Hans-Jürgen Kreische. Among people deceased in 1988, Sylvester ranks 141Before him are Phạm Hùng, Andrei Glanzmann, Ove Arup, Anatoly Levchenko, Marta Abba, and José Dolhem. After him are Christian Matras, Siaka Stevens, Louise Nevelson, Sabino Barinaga, Charles Augustus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Roy Urquhart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sylvester ranks 5,734 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Beck (1949), Marilyn French (1929), Dan Sullivan (1964), Robert Guillaume (1927), Gwen Verdon (1925), and Barry Bonds (1964). After him are Tony Williams (1945), Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. (1917), Pat Robertson (1930), Rosario Dawson (1979), Benjamin Rush (1745), and D. J. Fontana (1931).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Sylvester ranks 295Before him are Signe Toly Anderson (1941), Prodigy (1974), Shirley Verrett (1931), Lou Gramm (1950), Bobby Womack (1944), and Lil Pump (2000). After him are Eva Cassidy (1963), Nick Carter (1980), Charlie Daniels (1936), Roger McGuinn (1942), Steve Lawrence (1935), and Jonathan Davis (1971).