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Yoko Ono

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Yoko Ono ( YOH-koh OH-noh; Japanese: 小野 洋子, romanized: Ono Yōko, usually spelled in katakana オノ・ヨーコ; born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist. Her work also encompasses performance art and filmmaking.Ono grew up in Tokyo and moved to New York City in 1952 to join her family. She became involved with New York City's downtown artists scene in the early 1960s, which included the Fluxus group, and became well known in 1969 when she married English musician John Lennon of the Beatles, with whom she would subsequently record as a duo in the Plastic Ono Band. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoko Ono has received more than 17,604,996 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia. Yoko Ono is the 5th most popular artist (down from 4th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Japan (down from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Japanese Artist.

Yoko Ono is most famous for being the wife of John Lennon.

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  • 72

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  • 5.25

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  • 5.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among artists, Yoko Ono ranks 5 out of 78Before her are Hokusai, Andy Warhol, Marcel Duchamp, and M. C. Escher. After her are Hans Holbein the Younger, Jusepe de Ribera, Victor Vasarely, Jean Arp, Joseph Beuys, Yves Klein, and Hiroshige.

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Among people born in 1933, Yoko Ono ranks 9Before her are Karl Lagerfeld, Dalida, Garrincha, Roman Polanski, Montserrat Caballé, and Michael Caine. After her are Charles K. Kao, James Brown, Francisco Gento, Nina Simone, Amartya Sen, and Claudio Abbado.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yoko Ono ranks 22 out of 6,048Before her are Murasaki Shikibu (973), Isoroku Yamamoto (1884), Emperor Taishō (1879), Osamu Dazai (1909), Yasunari Kawabata (1899), and Emperor Jimmu (-711). After her are Hideki Tojo (1884), Sasaki Kojirō (1583), Olivia de Havilland (1916), Hiroo Onoda (1922), Hattori Hanzō (1542), and Yayoi Kusama (1929).

Among ARTISTS In Japan

Among artists born in Japan, Yoko Ono ranks 2Before her are Hokusai (1760). After her are Hiroshige (1797), Akira Yoshizawa (1911), Yoshitaka Amano (1952), and Yoshitomo Nara (1959).

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