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.

Montserrat CaballéMontserrat Caballé
(Spanish)

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
(American)
Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
(Finnish)
Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso
(Italian)

Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
(Australian)
Darius CampbellDarius Campbell
(British)
Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
(Austrian)

Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
(New Zealander)
Aled JonesAled Jones
(British)
Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
(Welsh)

Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
(German)
Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
(New Zealander)
Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
(Canadian)

Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
(American)
Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
(Australian)
Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
(Australian)

Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi
Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
(Spanish)
Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
(Swiss)

Mary CostaMary Costa
(American)
Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
(Italian)
Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
(Italian)

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
(Norwegian)
Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
(French,Italian)
Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
(American)

Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
(Russian)
Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
(British)
Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
(French)

Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
(French)
Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(German)

Liza WangLiza Wang
(Hong Konger)
Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
(Swedish)
Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
(German)

Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
(Australian)
Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
(French,Russian)
Mirella FreniMirella Freni
(Italian)

Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
(Italian)
Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
(Italian)
Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
(German)

Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
(German)
Wynne EvansWynne Evans
(British,Welsh)

Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
(Italian)
Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
(German)
Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
(Russian)

Alfredo KrausAlfredo Kraus
(Spanish)
Mark VincentMark Vincent
(Australian)
Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
(Swedish)

Vibeke SteneVibeke Stene
(Norwegian)
Marina PriorMarina Prior
(Australian)
Mary GardenMary Garden
(American)

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