Zarah Leander

1907 - 1981

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Zarah Leander (German pronunciation: [ˈt͡sa.ʁa leː.ˈʔan.dɐ] (listen); 15 March 1907 – 23 June 1981) was a Swedish singer and actress whose greatest success was in Germany between 1936 and 1943, when she was contracted to work for the state-owned Universum Film AG (UFA). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zarah Leander has received more than 261,523 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Zarah Leander is the 141st most popular singer (up from 177th in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 154th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Singer.

Zarah Leander was a Swedish singer and actress, most famous for her roles in the films "Das blaue Licht" and "Die Reise nach Tilsit."

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  • 70.95

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  • 30

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  • 5.80

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  • 2.61

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Among singers, Zarah Leander ranks 141 out of 3,541Before her are Ibrahim Ferrer, Sandra, Tom Jones, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Bryan Adams, and Mina. After her are Anna German, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Eric Burdon, Engelbert Humperdinck, Roberto Carlos, and Nicolai Ghiaurov.

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Among people born in 1907, Zarah Leander ranks 44Before her are Konstantinos Karamanlis, Lucien Laurent, Erich Mielke, Giovanna of Italy, Barbara Stanwyck, and Daniel Bovet. After her are W. H. Auden, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Varlam Shalamov, H. L. A. Hart, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, and Lê Duẩn. Among people deceased in 1981, Zarah Leander ranks 27Before her are William Saroyan, Odd Hassel, Hideki Yukawa, Joseph Murphy, Karl Böhm, and Mehmet Shehu. After her are Georges Brassens, Bill Haley, Eugenio Montale, Abel Gance, David Wechsler, and Max Delbrück.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Zarah Leander ranks 125 out of 1,296Before her are Charles VII of Sweden (1130), Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland (1884), Lennart Johansson (1929), Nathan Söderblom (1866), Catherine of Vadstena (1331), and Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland (1912). After her are Kai Siegbahn (1918), Sune Bergström (1916), Lasse Hallström (1946), Carin Göring (1888), Lars Levi Laestadius (1800), and Hjalmar Branting (1860).

Among SINGERS In Sweden

Among singers born in Sweden, Zarah Leander ranks 5Before her are Agnetha Fältskog (1950), Jenny Lind (1820), Marie Fredriksson (1958), and Birgit Nilsson (1918). After her are Nicolai Gedda (1925), Jussi Björling (1911), Joey Tempest (1963), Anette Olzon (1971), Lill-Babs (1938), Monica Zetterlund (1937), and Siw Malmkvist (1936).