Wadih El Safi

1921 - 2013

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Wadih El Safi (Arabic: وديع الصافي, romanized: Wadīʿ aṣ-Ṣāfī, born Wadih Francis; November 1, 1921 – October 11, 2013) was a Lebanese singer and composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wadih El Safi has received more than 209,251 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Wadih El Safi is the 653rd most popular singer (up from 806th in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from Lebanon (up from 79th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Lebanese Singer.

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  • 210k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Wadih El Safi ranks 653 out of 4,381Before him are Gino Paoli, Marianna Martines, Big Mama Thornton, Roberto Alagna, Rocío Jurado, and Del Shannon. After him are Rick Parfitt, Sinan Sakić, Al Green, Ljuba Welitsch, Maria Farantouri, and Sam Hui.

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Among people born in 1921, Wadih El Safi ranks 171Before him are Andrzej Munk, Gaston Reiff, Alex Haley, Daniel Gélin, Walter Laqueur, and Silvio Gazzaniga. After him are Reuven Feuerstein, Tadeusz Różewicz, Alphonse Massamba-Débat, Guy Laroche, Sixto Durán Ballén, and Vasco Gonçalves. Among people deceased in 2013, Wadih El Safi ranks 176Before him are Jeff Hanneman, Yury Yakovlev, Julie Harris, Tony Musante, Lau Kar-leung, and Hjalmar Andersen. After him are Maria Tallchief, Angela Voigt, Jerry Buss, Georges Lautner, Aleksandr Serebrov, and Michael Ansara.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Wadih El Safi ranks 73 out of 145Before him are Samir Geagea (1952), Abdalonymus (-305), Philo of Byblos (64), Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir (1920), Etel Adnan (1925), and Riad Al Solh (1894). After him are Élias Sarkis (1924), Selim Hoss (1929), Gabriel Yared (1949), Charles Helou (1913), Hassan Diab (1959), and Callinicus of Heliopolis (700).

Among SINGERS In Lebanon

Among singers born in Lebanon, Wadih El Safi ranks 4Before him are Fairuz (1935), Sabah (1927), and Gazebo (1960). After him are Nancy Ajram (1983), Fayza Ahmed (1934), Elissa (1972), Julia Boutros (1968), Maher Zain (1981), Najwa Karam (1966), Layal Abboud (1982), and Myriam Fares (1983).