Sylvia Robinson

1935 - 2011

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Sylvia Robinson (née Vanderpool; May 29, 1935 – September 29, 2011) was an American singer, record producer, and record label executive. Robinson had two R&B chart toppers: as half of Mickey & Sylvia with "Love Is Strange" in 1957 and her solo record "Pillow Talk" in 1973. She later became known for her work as founder and CEO of the hip hop label Sugar Hill Records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sylvia Robinson has received more than 749,924 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Sylvia Robinson is the 1,798th most popular musician (down from 1,616th in 2019).

Memorability Metrics

  • 750k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Sylvia Robinson ranks 1,798 out of 2,675Before her are Robert Westerholt, Adam Schlesinger, Guy Pratt, Reginald Arvizu, Jeff Healey, and Al Pitrelli. After her are Andy Timmons, Robert Gordon, Khatia Buniatishvili, Booker Ervin, Terry Callier, and Bill Laswell.

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Among people born in 1935, Sylvia Robinson ranks 363Before her are Justin Francis Rigali, Larry Williams, Kazimierz Paździor, Jim Hall, Carol Shields, and Dorothy Provine. After her are Mary Oliver, Bob Denver, Egon Franke, Prem Chopra, Derek Kevan, and Laurent Robuschi. Among people deceased in 2011, Sylvia Robinson ranks 350Before her are Aloysius Ambrozic, Annette Charles, François Nourissier, Elaine Stewart, H. R. F. Keating, and Dietrich Stobbe. After her are Andrija Fuderer, Gordon Tootoosis, Jet Harris, Brian Jacques, Varkey Vithayathil, and Taiji.

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