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.

Jenny LindJenny Lind
(Swedish)

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

Darius CampbellDarius Campbell
(British)
Montserrat CaballéMontserrat Caballé
(Spanish)
Anna NetrebkoAnna Netrebko
(Austrian)

Deanna DurbinDeanna Durbin
(Canadian)
Hayley WestenraHayley Westenra
(New Zealander)
Kiri Te KanawaKiri Te Kanawa
(New Zealander)

Aled JonesAled Jones
(British)
Thurl RavenscroftThurl Ravenscroft
(American)
Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
(Australian)

Jonas KaufmannJonas Kaufmann
(German)
Joan SutherlandJoan Sutherland
(Australian)
Alessandro MoreschiAlessandro Moreschi

Sissel KyrkjebøSissel Kyrkjebø
(Norwegian)
Mary CostaMary Costa
(American)
Sergey LazarevSergey Lazarev
(Russian)

Cecilia BartoliCecilia Bartoli
(Italian)
Renata TebaldiRenata Tebaldi
(Italian)
Beverly SillsBeverly Sills
(American)

Anne Sofie von OtterAnne Sofie von Otter
(Swedish)
Bryn TerfelBryn Terfel
(Welsh)
Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
(Spanish)

Urs BühlerUrs Bühler
(Swiss)
Natalie DessayNatalie Dessay
(French)
Dietrich Fischer-DieskauDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(German)

Liza WangLiza Wang
(Hong Kong)
Feodor ChaliapinFeodor Chaliapin
(French,Russian)
Philippe JarousskyPhilippe Jaroussky
(French)

Shi Pei PuShi Pei Pu
Thomas QuasthoffThomas Quasthoff
(German)
Mirusia LouwerseMirusia Louwerse
(Australian)

Rhydian RobertsRhydian Roberts
(British)
Roberto AlagnaRoberto Alagna
(French,Italian)
Emanuel SchikanederEmanuel Schikaneder
(German)

Danielle de NieseDanielle de Niese
(Australian)
Mirella FreniMirella Freni
(Italian)
Andreas SchollAndreas Scholl
(German)

Ezio PinzaEzio Pinza
(Italian)
Wynne EvansWynne Evans
(British,Welsh)
Giuseppe Di StefanoGiuseppe Di Stefano
(Italian)

Beniamino GigliBeniamino Gigli
(Italian)
Galina VishnevskayaGalina Vishnevskaya
(Russian)
Lina CavalieriLina Cavalieri

Nicolai GeddaNicolai Gedda
(Swedish)
Marina PriorMarina Prior
(Australian)
Fritz WunderlichFritz Wunderlich
(German)

Alfredo KrausAlfredo Kraus
(Spanish)
Mary GardenMary Garden
(American)
Vibeke SteneVibeke Stene
(Norwegian)

Jon VickersJon Vickers
(Canadian)
Mark VincentMark Vincent
(Australian)
Magda OliveroMagda Olivero
(Italian)

Tom KrauseTom Krause
(Finnish)