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Vicky Leandros

1949 - Today

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Vasiliki Papathanasiou (Greek: Βασιλική Παπαθανασίου; born 23 August 1949), generally known as Vicky Leandros (Greek: Βίκυ Λέανδρος), is a Greek singer living in Germany. She is the daughter of singer, musician and composer Leandros Papathanasiou (also known as Leo Leandros as well as Mario Panas). In 1967 she achieved worldwide fame after gaining fourth place for the country of Luxembourg in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "L'amour est bleu", which became a worldwide hit. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vicky Leandros has received more than 456,395 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Vicky Leandros is the 216th most popular singer (down from 195th in 2019), the 268th most popular biography from Greece (down from 245th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Greek Singer.

Vicky Leandros is most famous for winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1962 with the song "Tom Pillibi."

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  • 460k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Vicky Leandros ranks 216 out of 3,541Before her are Debbie Harry, Drake, Sammy Davis Jr., Tom Morello, Omara Portuondo, and Kylie Minogue. After her are Shirley Bassey, Gianni Morandi, Chris Cornell, Bessie Smith, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, and Nena.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Vicky Leandros ranks 62Before her are Ruud Krol, Ashraf Ghani, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Tom Berenger, José Ramos-Horta, and Sissy Spacek. After her are Vera Wang, Joachim Sauer, Hugh David Politzer, Teófilo Cubillas, Brigitte Bierlein, and Philippe Starck.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Vicky Leandros ranks 268 out of 855Before her are Ugo Foscolo (1778), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906), Machaon (null), Arsinoe I (-305), Hypereides (-390), and Phaedo of Elis (-401). After her are Andreas Palaiologos (1453), Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark (1905), Alexandros Papagos (1883), Rigas Feraios (1757), Conon of Samos (-280), and Alexander V of Macedon (-390).

Among SINGERS In Greece

Among singers born in Greece, Vicky Leandros ranks 2Before her are Nana Mouskouri (1934). After her are Agnes Baltsa (1944), Maria Farantouri (1947), Agathonas Iakovidis (1955), George Dalaras (1949), Haris Alexiou (1950), Marinella (1938), Sakis Rouvas (1962), Sotiria Bellou (1921), Eleftheria Arvanitaki (1957), and Katy Garbi (1961).