Twyla Tharp

1941 - Today

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Twyla Tharp (; born July 1, 1941) is an American dancer, choreographer, and author who lives and works in New York City. In 1966 she formed the company Twyla Tharp Dance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Twyla Tharp has received more than 803,527 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Twyla Tharp is the 85th most popular dancer (down from 71st in 2019), the 11,307th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,404th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Dancer.

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  • 800k

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  • 39.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among dancers, Twyla Tharp ranks 85 out of 76Before her are Frankie Manning, Balasaraswati, Yamini Krishnamurthy, Jin Xing, Robert Helpmann, and Antony Tudor. After her are Saroj Khan, Sergei Polunin, Agnes de Mille, Sonal Mansingh, Roberto Bolle, and Polina Semionova.

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Among people born in 1941, Twyla Tharp ranks 503Before her are Rainer Simon, Chuck McKinley, Bertrand Halperin, David Ruffin, Bobby Goldsboro, and Frederick Hauck. After her are Ron Brown, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Trent Lott, Michael Mukasey, Robert Hunter, and Guy Clark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Twyla Tharp ranks 11,307 out of 18,182Before her are Ernest Tubb (1914), Gertrude Mary Cox (1900), Chris Zylka (1985), Tyler Joseph (1988), Jon Gries (1957), and Jane Irwin Harrison (1804). After her are John Singleton (1968), Crystal Gayle (1951), Rich Moore (1963), Sonny Perdue (1946), Johnny Van Zant (1960), and James H. Billington (1929).

Among DANCERS In United States

Among dancers born in United States, Twyla Tharp ranks 11Before her are William Forsythe (1949), Alvin Ailey (1931), Maria Tallchief (1925), Adam Darius (1930), Katherine Dunham (1909), and Frankie Manning (1914). After her are Agnes de Mille (1905), Rozonda Thomas (1971), Melody Thornton (1984), and Misty Copeland (1982).