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)

Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
(American)
Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
(Finnish)
Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
(American)

Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
(Canadian)
Aled JonesAled Jones
(British)

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

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Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
(Australian)
Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
(New Zealander)
Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
(Russian)

Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
(New Zealander)
Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi
Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
(German)

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
(Norwegian)
Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
(Australian)
Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
(Welsh)

Mary CostaMary Costa
(American)
Marina PriorMarina Prior
(Australian)
Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
(Italian)

Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
(French,Italian)
Mark VincentMark Vincent
(Australian)
Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
(Italian)

Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
(Spanish)
Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
(American)
Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
(Swiss)

Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
(French)
Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
(Australian)
Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(German)

Liza WangLiza Wang
(Hong Konger)
Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
(British)
Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
(French)

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Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
(German)
Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
(French,Russian)
Wynne EvansWynne Evans
(British,Welsh)

Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
(Swedish)
Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
(Australian)
Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
(Italian)

Mirella FreniMirella Freni
(Italian)
Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
(Italian)
Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
(German)

Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
(German)
Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
(Italian)

Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
(German)
Alfredo KrausAlfredo Kraus
(Spanish)
Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
(Russian)

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

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

David SereroDavid Serero
(French)