Zucchero Fornaciari

1955 - Today

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Adelmo Fornaciari (Italian: [aˈdɛlmo fornaˈtʃaːri]; born 25 September 1955), more commonly known by his stage name Zucchero Fornaciari or simply Zucchero (Italian: [ˈdzukkero, ˈtsuk-]), is an Italian singer, musician and songwriter. His stage name is the Italian word for "sugar", as his elementary teacher used to call him. His music is largely inspired by gospel, soul, blues and rock music, and alternates between Italian ballads and more rhythmic R&B-boogie-like pieces. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zucchero Fornaciari has received more than 928,300 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Zucchero Fornaciari is the 196th most popular singer (up from 235th in 2019), the 1,217th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,347th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Italian Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 930k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Zucchero Fornaciaris by language

Over the past year Zucchero Fornaciari has had the most page views in the with 346,909 views, followed by English (134,510), and German (87,608). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bulgarian (174.56%), Albanian (66.93%), and Breton (63.82%)


Among singers, Zucchero Fornaciari ranks 196 out of 4,381Before him are Eduard Khil, Mario Lanza, Otis Redding, Bob Geldof, Courtney Love, and Kyu Sakamoto. After him are Eric Burdon, Udo Jürgens, Viktor Tsoi, Alessandro Moreschi, David Coverdale, and Anastacia.

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Among people born in 1955, Zucchero Fornaciari ranks 53Before him are Pietro Parolin, Haitham bin Tariq, Denis Mukwege, François Cluzet, Björn Andrésen, and Philippe Troussier. After him are Jorge Valdano, Ante Gotovina, Al-Waleed bin Talal, Safet Sušić, John Grisham, and J. K. Simmons.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Zucchero Fornaciari ranks 1,217 out of 5,161Before him are Lorenzo Costa (1460), Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy (1636), Elsa Morante (1912), Gelon (-600), Luigi Facta (1861), and Tiberius Gemellus (19). After him are Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg (1810), Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (340), Gioseffo Zarlino (1517), Giambattista Pittoni (1687), Peter of Verona (1206), and Lawrence of Brindisi (1559).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Zucchero Fornaciari ranks 23Before him are Gianni Morandi (1944), Beniamino Gigli (1890), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Franco Corelli (1921), Tito Gobbi (1913), and Umberto Tozzi (1952). After him are Alessandro Moreschi (1858), Mario Del Monaco (1915), Rita Pavone (1945), Sabrina Salerno (1968), Giuseppina Strepponi (1815), and Fabrizio De André (1940).