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

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
American
Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
Finnish
Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
Russian

Montserrat CaballéMontserrat Caballé
Spanish
Darius CampbellDarius Campbell
British
Enrico CarusoEnrico Caruso
Italian

Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
New Zealander
Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
Canadian
Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
Austrian
Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
Australian

Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
New Zealander
Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi
-
Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
American

Mary CostaMary Costa
American
Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
Australian
Aled JonesAled Jones
British
Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
Australian

Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
German
Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
Norwegian
Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
Welsh

Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
Italian
Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
American
Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
-
Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
Italian

Wynne EvansWynne Evans
British, Welsh
Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
Spanish
Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
German

Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
Swiss
Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
French, Italian
Liza WangLiza Wang
Hong Konger
Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
Australian

Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
French, Russian
Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
French
Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
French

Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
Italian
Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
British
Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
Italian
Mirella FreniMirella Freni
Italian

Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
German
Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
German
Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
Swedish

Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri
-
Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
German
Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
Italian
Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
German

Alfredo KrausAlfredo Kraus
Spanish
Mark VincentMark Vincent
Australian
Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
Russian

Marina PriorMarina Prior
Australian
Mary GardenMary Garden
American
Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
Swedish
Vibeke SteneVibeke Stene
Norwegian

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

David SereroDavid Serero
French