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

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.

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
(American)
Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
(Finnish)

Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
(Australian)
Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso
(Italian)
Montserrat CaballéMontserrat Caballé
(Spanish)

Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
(Canadian)
Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
(Austrian)
Darius CampbellDarius Campbell
(British)

Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
(New Zealander)
Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
(New Zealander)
Aled JonesAled Jones
(British)

Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
(German)
Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
(American)
Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi

Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
(Australian)
Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
(Spanish)
Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
(Welsh)

Mary CostaMary Costa
(American)
Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
(Swiss)
Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
(American)

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
(Norwegian)
Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
(Italian)
Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
(Russian)

Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
(Australian)
Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
(Italian)
Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
(French)

Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
(Swedish)
Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
(British)
Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
(Australian)

Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
(French,Italian)
Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
(German)
Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
(French)

Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
(French,Russian)
Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(German)

Liza WangLiza Wang
(Hong Konger)
Wynne EvansWynne Evans
(British,Welsh)
Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
(Italian)

Mirella FreniMirella Freni
(Italian)
Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
(Italian)
Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
(German)

Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
(Italian)
Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
(German)
Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
(Russian)

Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
(German)
Alfredo KrausAlfredo Kraus
(Spanish)
Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri

Marina PriorMarina Prior
(Australian)
Mark VincentMark Vincent
(Australian)
Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
(Swedish)

Vibeke SteneVibeke Stene
(Norwegian)
Mary GardenMary Garden
(American)
Jon VickersJon Vickers
(Canadian)

Magda OliveroMagda Olivero
(Italian)
Tom KrauseTom Krause
(Finnish)