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.

Nellie Melba Nellie Melba
Australian

Alma Gluck Alma Gluck
American

John DeanJohn Dean
British

Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
Finnish
Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
American

Montserrat CaballéMontserrat Caballé
Spanish

Lauren AmbroseLauren Ambrose
American

Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi
-
Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso
Italian

Tammy BlanchardTammy Blanchard
American
Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
Canadian

Harve PresnellHarve Presnell
American

William FranklinWilliam Franklin
American
Darius CampbellDarius Campbell
British

Renée FlemingRenée Fleming
American
Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
Norwegian

Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
Australian

Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
New Zealander
Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
New Zealander
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Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
Austrian
Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
American

Kathryn GraysonKathryn Grayson
American

Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
German

Aled JonesAled Jones
British
Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
Australian
Mary CostaMary Costa
American

Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
Welsh

Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
Russian

Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
American
Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
-

Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
Italian

Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
Italian

Wynne EvansWynne Evans
British, Welsh

Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
Spanish
Liza WangLiza Wang
Hong Konger

Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
Australian
Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
Australian

Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
German

Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
French, Italian
Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
Swiss

Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
French
Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
French

Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
French, Russian

Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
British

Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
Italian

Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
Italian
Mirella FreniMirella Freni
Italian

Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
German

Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
Swedish

Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
German
Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
-

Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
German
Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
Italian

Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
German

Mark VincentMark Vincent
Australian
Alfredo KrausAlfredo Kraus
Spanish

Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
Russian
Marina PriorMarina Prior
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

David SereroDavid Serero
French