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)
Aled JonesAled Jones
(British)

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
(American)
Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
(Canadian)
Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
(Welsh)

Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso
(Italian)
Darius CampbellDarius Campbell
(British)

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Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
(Australian)
Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
(Austrian)
Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
(New Zealander)

Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
(New Zealander)
Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
(German)
Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi

Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
(Australian)
Mary CostaMary Costa
(American)
Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
(Spanish)

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
(Norwegian)
Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
(Italian)
Marina PriorMarina Prior
(Australian)

Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
(Swiss)
Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
(Italian)
Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
(French,Italian)

Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
(American)
Mark VincentMark Vincent
(Australian)
Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
(British)

Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
(Russian)
Liza WangLiza Wang
(Hong Konger)
Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
(French)

Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(German)
Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
(French)
Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
(Australian)

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Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
(Swedish)
Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
(Australian)
Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
(German)

Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
(French,Russian)
Mirella FreniMirella Freni
(Italian)
Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
(German)

Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
(Italian)
Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
(German)

Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
(Italian)
Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
(Italian)
Wynne EvansWynne Evans
(British,Welsh)

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

Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
(Swedish)
Vibeke SteneVibeke Stene
(Norwegian)
Jon VickersJon Vickers
(Canadian)

Mary GardenMary Garden
(American)
Magda OliveroMagda Olivero
(Italian)
Tom KrauseTom Krause
(Finnish)