List of famous opera singers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Opera Singers sing the text known as ‘libretto’ in an Opera which is a musical performance. Opera is a performance which usually combines singing and music and narrates a story through a musical performance. Opera singers have to ideally sing the whole story and sometimes they even act in the performance. Opera singers require a great amount of training and only a few rise to fame in this field. In the genre of opera, the singers are categorized based on the range in which they can sing. The voices of female opera singers are categorized as contralto or soprano and male voices are categorized as bass or tenor. Opera has a rich traditional history which has been kept alive by the opera singers for eons. Opera singers have also modernized the art and have diversified the singing style with more versatile tones and voices. They now have to be acoustically sound and some of them are good music composers. They are also appreciated more if they are multilingual and can be vocally adaptable. With their beautiful voices and mesmerizing musical stories, Opera singers take the audience in a different world and offer great entertainment. To discover more about famous Opera singers enter this space and read their biographies and life histories and come across interesting facts and trivia.

Montserrat CaballéMontserrat Caballé
(Spanish)

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
(American)
Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
(Finnish)
Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
(Russian)

Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso
(Italian)
Darius CampbellDarius Campbell
(British)
Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
(Austrian)

Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
(Australian)
Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
(New Zealander)
Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
(New Zealander)

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Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi
Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
(American)
Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
(Canadian)

Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
(Australian)
Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
(German)
Mary CostaMary Costa
(American)

Aled JonesAled Jones
(British)
Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
(French,Italian)
Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
(Italian)

Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
(Australian)
Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
(Welsh)

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
(Norwegian)
Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
(Italian)
Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
(French)

Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
(American)
Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
(Spanish)
Wynne EvansWynne Evans
(British,Welsh)

Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
(Swiss)
Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(German)
Liza WangLiza Wang
(Hong Konger)

Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
(French)
Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
(Australian)
Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
(French,Russian)

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Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
(Italian)
Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
(German)
Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
(Swedish)

Mirella FreniMirella Freni
(Italian)
Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
(German)
Mark VincentMark Vincent
(Australian)

Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
(British)
Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
(Italian)
Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
(German)

Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
(German)
Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
(Italian)

Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
(Russian)
Alfredo KrausAlfredo Kraus
(Spanish)
Marina PriorMarina Prior
(Australian)

Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
(Swedish)
Mary GardenMary Garden
(American)
Vibeke SteneVibeke Stene
(Norwegian)

Jon VickersJon Vickers
(Canadian)
Magda OliveroMagda Olivero
(Italian)
Tom KrauseTom Krause
(Finnish)

David SereroDavid Serero
(French)