Violetta Villas

1938 - 2011

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Czesława Gospodarek (née Cieślak; 10 June 1938 – 5 December 2011), known by her stage name Violetta Villas, was a Polish and international cabaret star, singer, actress, composer and songwriter. Her voice was characterized as coloratura soprano, which spanned over four octaves. She could play the piano, violin, and trombone and had absolute pitch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Violetta Villas has received more than 116,517 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Violetta Villas is the 456th most popular singer (down from 412th in 2019), the 272nd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 244th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Belgian Singer.

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  • 41

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Among singers, Violetta Villas ranks 456 out of 3,541Before her are Maggie Reilly, Jessye Norman, Luis Eduardo Aute, Ubol Ratana, Ahmet Kaya, and Camarón de la Isla. After her are Lusine Zakaryan, Raphael, Noel Gallagher, Séverine, Fergie, and Jorge Negrete.

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Among people born in 1938, Violetta Villas ranks 157Before her are Philippe Nahon, Karel Svoboda, Goh Kun, Giant Baba, Willy Claes, and Dennis Oppenheim. After her are Jan Assmann, Perry Anderson, Mohammed Gammoudi, Sergei Novikov, James W. Christy, and Beata Tyszkiewicz. Among people deceased in 2011, Violetta Villas ranks 107Before her are Jimmy Savile, Diane Cilento, Roman Opałka, Anne McCaffrey, Jackie Cooper, and Dennis Oppenheim. After her are Inese Jaunzeme, Hidemaro Watanabe, Paul Baran, Nikolai Andrianov, Christopher Hitchens, and Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Violetta Villas ranks 272 out of 899Before her are Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg (1789), Henri Milne-Edwards (1800), Camille Huysmans (1871), Frans Pourbus the Younger (1569), Gothelo I, Duke of Lorraine (967), and Willy Claes (1938). After her are Paul van Zeeland (1893), Bernard Voorhoof (1910), Godfrey I, Count of Louvain (1060), Hendrik Conscience (1812), J.-H. Rosny aîné (1856), and John Berchmans (1599).

Among SINGERS In Belgium

Among singers born in Belgium, Violetta Villas ranks 4Before her are Jacques Brel (1929), The Singing Nun (1933), and Lara Fabian (1970). After her are Stromae (1985), José van Dam (1940), Edgar P. Jacobs (1904), René Jacobs (1946), Kate Ryan (1980), Sandra Kim (1972), Natacha Atlas (1964), and Solange Berry (1932).